59 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Turnover & Reverse / Faced Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan The Half-Pack Reverse No. 17
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 52
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die plötzlich sich verwandelnde gezogene Karte transformation of face-down top card, faced deck
1930 Zauberkunststücke 65
Louis Lam "Reverso"
1935 Would You Believe It? 10
Unknown A Peculiar Turn Around No. 50
1935 Card Tricks that are Easy to Learn, Easy to Do 44
Unknown New Half Pack Reverse
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 158
Unknown Obedient Cards
1938 Greater Magic 242
Martin Gardner Face to Face Fantasy halves placed face-to-face right itself except selection, repeat with second selection
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 7
Edward Victor “Face to Face” Pack Effects (First Method) deck is openly “faced,” card rises out of deck, magician reinserts it reversed and it slowly lowers back into deck, deck is all facing same way, (note: Fig. 9 is audience’s view)
Related to 1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part One 16
Edward Victor “Face to Face” Pack Effects (Second Method) deck is “faced” in telescoped condition, face cards of each half are noted, one half reverses to face same way as other half, face cards verified as still the same
Related to 1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part One 19
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai's Reverse Cards Mystery
Also published here 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 215
Martin Gardner A Face to Face Routine
Related to 1942 Cut the Cards 24
Arthur H. Buckley A Quickie Experiment No. 37 - backed instead of faced
1946 Card Control 206
Unknown Topsy-Turvy Cards
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 13
Paul LePaul A Reverse Card Routine
Variations 1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 183
Francis Carlyle The Upside-Down Deck No. 3, spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faced deck Triumph without shuffle
Related toVariations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 11
John Scarne Reverso No. 22, Two selections magically reverse themselves after deck is held behind back
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 43
Al Leech The Sandwich Aces distributed in one half which is placed reversed in center of rest, cards right themselves except Aces ("Hot Card Trick No. 3", ca. 1950)
1950/2004 A Last Look at Leech 16
Bill Simon The Turnabout six or seven packets put together face-up and face-down, they sort themselves the same way
Variations 1954 Sleightly Sensational 18
Unknown Gala-Gala spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faced deck Triumph without shuffle
Related to 1958 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 19 No. 3) 662
Jack Avis French Reverse
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 362) 277
Harry Lorayne Revers-All three packets are faced, all one way except two selections
1964 Personal Secrets 34
Louis Lam Reverso
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 116
Walter B. Gibson Triple Mental Repeat three cards in pocket, two removed and bringing mentally selected card out at last, repeated, duplicates
Related to 1971 Magick (Issue 28) 137
John Jennings Card Incident
1971 Magick (Issue 33) 162
Edward Marlo, Bill Simon To Set Up combination of two referenced Bill Simon effects
Inspired by 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 48
Cicardi Hell's Fire! five business cards with words on them, spectator divines them correclty
Inspired by 1972 Magick (Issue 59) 293
Frank Garcia Topsy Turvy Deck
Variations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 134
Orville Wayne Meyer Round Up two selections, half held by spectator, cards are exchanged and deck assembled in face-up and face-down packets
Related to 1973 Magick (Issue 78) 389
Bill Wysong Wysong's Duplicity Rosini's Double Reverse handling using a duplicate
1973 Wonderful Routines of Magic — The First Addendum 33
Karl Fulves Mental Triumph without shuffle, more faced-deck with some cuts, bridged deck
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 11
Harry Lorayne Two-Card Revelation two halves, two cards pushed into other half, face-up/face-down condition, all righten except the two cards, bit like Rosini's Double Reverse
Related to 1977 The Magic Book 118
Nick Trost Dual Reverse two chosen ESP cards are the only reversed ones
1979 ESP Card Magic 8
Frank Shields, Francis Carlyle Double Reversal deck rightens, two selections turn over
Inspired by 1981 Arcane (Issue 4) 36
Walt Lees Topsy Turvy Cards
Inspired by 1981 The Complete Cannibal Act 5
Roy Walton Changing Times
Inspired by
  • Rosini's Double Reverse
1981 The Complete Walton — Volume 1 216
Stewart James Half-A-Dozen Ways to Turn off-beat presentation, ace of spades appears and transforms
1983 Arcane (Issue 10) 130
David Britland Tri-umph "In the midst of chaos something always turns up"
no shuffle, three packets placed face-up/face-down
Related to 1985 Equinox 14
Paul Rosini, Eugene Burger Rosini's Double Reverse
Related toVariations 1987 The Performance of Close-Up Magic 61
Roy Walton Kings at Large card peeked at, black Kings cut face-up into deck, top half turned over, rest of deck turns over and Kings sandwich selection
Also published here
  • in Austrian magazine in 1970
1988 The Complete Walton — Volume 2 12
Sam Leo Horowitz Faced Deck
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 xvii
Dr. Jacob Daley Vis-à-vis
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 180
Gary Ouellet Three Triumphant Cuts deck is cut somewhere and reversed three times, selection ends up on top and all cards are face down again
Variations 1990 Close Up Illusions 147
Karl Fulves Subplot spectator faces deck
1991 28 Card Tricks 19
T. Page Wright A Reverse Routine
  • The Double Reverse
  • The Longitudinal Reverse (Tunnel)
  • The Whole Deck Reverse (faced deck, suddenly is backed deck)
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 207
Jerry K. Hartman Front and Center card removed from third, packet is placed reversed in center of rest, all cards turn in same direction but selection
Inspired by 1991 Card Craft 275
Art Altman Altman's Upside Down reproduction of ad copy
Also published here
  • The Sphinx, Nov. 1928
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 6) 68
Aldo Colombini Flip Flop deck is cut somewhere and reversed three times, two cards are revealed at the end and transpose, variation with Aces
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Genii
1995 What's Up Deck? 73
William Goodwin, Ray Kosby The Un-Topsy-Turvy Deck halves are left telescoped and spread - one half visibly rights
Related toVariations 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 73
Paul Rosini, Eugene Burger The Visibly Turning Cards rosini´s double reverse with glorpy
Related to 2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 219
Unknown The Name's the Same No. 46, deck shuffled and card in one half chosen by spelling "Eve", this card predicted
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 66
Peter Duffie The Face Up Trick topsy-turvy deck, ends with sandwich
2001 Cards By All Means 14
Terry LaGerould The Incredible Cardboard Acrobat
Inspired by 2001 Pasteboard Presentations II 56
Jack Avis Club sandwich five packets put together face-up and -down, only two selections reversed at the end
Inspired byVariations 2002 Ahead of the Pack 97
Jack Jansen Variant five packets put together face-up and -down, only two selections reversed at the end, with further idea by Lewis Jones
Inspired by 2002 Ahead of the Pack 98
Gene Maze Quarterly Triumph
June 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 6) 69
Jack Avis The French Reverse
2006 Rara Avis 68
Trevor Lewis Trevor's Card at Any Number with faced deck
Related to 2009 Routines Matter 46
Steve Beam Club Sandwich spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, Triumph with visible sorting of stepped packets
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 39
Steve Beam Club Sandwich spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, Triumph with visible sorting of stepped packets
Inspired byAlso published here 2019 Card Tricks That Kilt 14