304 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / by Spectator
  
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Unknown Die geheimnisvollen Würfel
  • two dice thrown and sum counted to repeatedly until deck is divided in two halves, they're separated in red and black
  • red and black separation by performer without dice but crimp or punch instead
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 110
Arthur H. Buckley Dealing from the Bottom mentioning the idea to deal bottoms to all players except oneself and performing OOTW with bottom deals
Related toVariations 1946 Card Control 105
J. B. Bobo "Out of this World" Followup - Effect Number 2 decks with colors separated is mixed, yet the colors stay separated
1947 Watch This One! 55
Edward Marlo Marlo's Janus some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on face-up cards on table, all color match, double facers, see also p. 837
Variations 1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 206) 822
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme No. 47, Cards mixed face up/down, spectator separates face up/down, as well as red/black
VariationsAlso published here 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 83
Toni Koynini Can't See! "A Complete Act"
performer genuinely blindfolded, performer feels various qualities of cards
  • Picture Sense (all court cards sorted out during deal-through)
  • Now the Suits
  • Aces High
  • Reds and Blacks
  • Any Card! (any number card named, performer locates it while dealing through packet)
  • Out of this World (no longer blindfolded)
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 12
Gustave Bollag Further Out of this World with rainbow deck
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 257) 1029
Edward Marlo Janus some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on face-up cards on table, all color match, double facers
1953 The Cardician 17
Dr. Jacob Daley Rouge et Noir five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1146
William Zavis Footnotes on Rouge et Noir different card switches
Inspired byRelated to 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 293) 1172
William Zavis More Footnotes on: Rouge et Noir with two royal flushes
Inspired byRelated to 1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 299) 1196
Bob Hummer, Oscar Weigle Hummer's Reversal Mystery CATO trick, magician can name correctly number of face up cards after cut and turn over procedure. Oscar Weigle variation: colors are also separated
Variations 1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 17
William P. Miesel Another Impromptu Out of this World doing Miraskill for separating red and black cards
Related to 1958 The Cardiste (Issue 6) 7
Edward Marlo Note 5. Out Of This World? reds and blacks faro shuffled, deck not completely squared, either red or black can be dealt, "Jog Deal"
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 76
Harry Lorayne Out of this Universe some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really OOTW effect
Related toVariations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 80
Jochen Zmeck Medium partial rough-smooth, red and black alternate, then force blocks, three phases:
1. spectator says if top card is red or black, he is always right
2. spectator names position of a given card, the card is at that position
3. performer put unknown card in pocket, spectator divines it
Related to 1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks — Teil II 18
Bill Edwards Out of this World II partial rough-smooth
Also published here
  • Abracadabra No. 698, p. 344, 1959
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 26
Dr. James Hoy O.O.T.W. Climax with two selections in opposite colored packets
1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 393) 400
U. F. Grant, Harry Lorayne Impromptu Out of this World no credit
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 26
Paul Curry Chapter Thirteen: The Mind Reels Henry Green performing Out of this World for Winston Churchill
1965 Magician's Magic 237
Paul Curry Out of this World
1965 Magician's Magic 239
Karl Fulves The Red Queen's Move spectator guesses red or black, red-black pairs formed on table, see also p. 864 for credit information
Related to June 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 8) 42
Roy Walton Color - Sense eight indicator cards distributed on table, deck shuffled in four packets, then distributed on top of those eight cards, the piles match the indicator card in color
Related to
  • correction on p. 86
Feb. 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 84
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variation
Related to
  • p. 116 for comment by Fred G. Taylor, Fulves and backdating to 1958
  • "You Did It" (T.S. Ransom, Ibidem #16, p. 11)
  • Follow Me (Karl Fulves, 1997)
Also published here
May 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 99
Harry Lorayne Out of this World Memory presentation for OOTW as memory stunt
1967 Deck-Sterity 55
Fred Becker Out of this World Variant really shuffled
July 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 110
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 6) 171
Ernest Heldman Out of this World Clean-up
1969 Hierophant (Issue 1) 27
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, see p. 289 for reference, p. 292 for comments by George McLean & George Blake
Related toVariationsAlso published here May 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 257
Aldini, Ronald Haines Color Affinity Out of this World
1969 Roughingly Yours 13
Karl Fulves Small World stripper deck
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Third Supplement) 87
Larry Jennings Even Money pairs of cards given to spectator, he finds it impossible to guess color of any card, see also p. 420 for comment by Trevor Dawson
Inspired by July 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 9) 347
Roy Walton Divided We Stand kind of small-packet OOTW
Inspired byRelated to 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 61
Roy Walton Friendly Persuasion separating in suits, unusual procedure
1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 125
Karl Fulves Someone Like You eight-card packet, spectator tries red-black separation, the score of hits and misses is looked up in an index of possible scores, on the correct score the spectator is described in detail
Related to Mar. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 407
Roy Johnson Un-Worldly
1971 Second Time Around 35
Roy Walton Coincidence in Colour
Variations 1972 Tale Twisters 3
Edward Marlo Rouge et Noir four red, four blacks
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 85
Martin Gardner Color Thot spectator pushes out twenty-six cards from tabled spread
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 488
Brother John Hamman Suit Yourself even suits match
Inspired byVariations Summer 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio) 540
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards Magnetic Colors variation
Also published here 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 2
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated
Related to 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 10
Gene Finnell Magnetic Colors Variation starting on bottom of page
1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 65
Gene Finnell Influential Pairs Variation
Related to 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 66
Marvin Johnson Logical Odd Event two selections found and red-black separation
Inspired by 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 77
Unknown Oops Again reversing the centre card to eliminate counting
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 109
Martin Gardner Color Thot
Inspired byAlso published here 1973 Riffle Shuffle Set-Ups 81
Cicardi Emotions using cards with the words 'quick' and 'dead'
1973 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 91) 452
Roy Walton Choosy Choice spectator guesses suits correctly
Inspired by 1973 Card Script 28
Paul Curry The Problem Of Card 13 spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317)
1974 Paul Curry Presents 1
George Sands Criss Cross Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
credit information, see also p. 812 for Marlo claim
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)
Oct. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 816
Karl Fulves Color Blind no-palm handling of Criss Cross, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it, see p. 1053 for comment
Inspired by Nov. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 822
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath
Also published here 1974 Card Cavalcade II 90
Paul Curry The World Revisted some credit information and the classic routine
1974 Paul Curry Presents 91
Paul Curry Best Of Possible Worlds
1974 Paul Curry Presents 94
Paul Curry Mindmaster spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they are mixed or have the same color
1974 Paul Curry Presents 100
Paul Curry Odds And Evens spectator always gets two cards and decides whether they have an odd or even total
1974 Paul Curry Presents 106
Fred Robinson Spectator Magician Plus
Related toAlso published here 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3) 33
Karl Fulves Retrospective column about hard to find tricks, comments on OOTW
Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 724
Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves Lose or Win Proposition sixteen cards, pair arrangement
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 92
Edward Marlo The Gaffed Proposition sixteen cards
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 96
Edward Marlo, Karl Fulves Favorite Routine and Procedure sixteen cards
Inspired by 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 97
Oscar Weigle Color Scheme with face-up/face-down mix of twenty cards behind spectator's back
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 724
Karl Fulves Addenda handling variation
Inspired by Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 725
Martin Gardner, Clayton Rawson Further Ideas
Inspired by Apr. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 726
Ronald B. Edwards Even Money World
Inspired by June 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 745
Paul Curry Never in a Lifetime two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and black
Also published here 1975 Never in a Lifetime 1
Francis Carlyle Out of this World Tips and Bits of Business
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 74
Roy Walton Earthbound with ten cards
Variations 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 103
Roy Walton Denary Deceit packet out of this world with the help of a ten
1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 309
Paul Curry, John Scarne Scarne's Psychic Experiment
1977 Special Effects 71
Paul Curry The Charm Of Luck a talisman influences the outcome
1977 Special Effects 74
Unknown Out of this World Variation small packet
1977 Card Cavalcade Four 99
Stephen Tucker Sealed Future five red and five black cards are dealt by spectator into pairs, ESP presentation, color separation
1978 Close Up Sorcercy 12
Steven Kuske OOTW
Related to 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 6) 526
Paul Curry Paul Curry Writes on Out Of This World and as a response to reference
Inspired by 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 582
Edward Marlo Im Unterbewusstsein spectator deals two piles and in each separates the black and the red cards
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 69
Jerry K. Hartman Tintuition Spectator correctly separates reds and blacks for five randomly selected cards
1978 Loose Ends 48
Philip T. Goldstein Earth-Ward! ten cards, seated
Inspired byVariations 1978 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 203) 1011
Roy Walton Magic 10 twenty-card packet separated by color with a Ten spot card
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 21) 1274
Philip T. Goldstein Day for Night Daley's Rouge et Noir with ESP cards
Inspired by 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 236) 1179
Edward Marlo Psi Color deck is shuffled and spectator can guess if top card is red or black, he is always right
Related to 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 243) 1211
Karl Fulves Even-Money Proposition No. 57, spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly
Also published here 1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 94
Karl Fulves Rouge et Noir small packet approaches
  • New Noir
  • Rouge I
  • Rouge II
  • Cheaters
1979 Four Color Problems 11
Barry Wiley Earth-Ward III out of this world type, with business cards
Inspired byRelated to 1979 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 226) 1127
Karl Fulves Red Less Black spectator separates colors from back, number of errors are called, performer then names all cards
1980 Curioser 51
Karl Fulves A Red Queen Note note on routining
Related to 1980 Color Quik 14
Ray Grismer Clean-Up method for the clean-up after classic OOTW
1980 The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 260) 1298
Karl Fulves Blackgammon "Believed to be the simplest approach in the published literature to the effect where the spectator guesses the colors."
Also published here 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 28) 1342
Edward Marlo Marlo's "Card Thirteen in Spades" spectator selects all spades, deck with all spades
Inspired by
  • Racherbaumer (New Pentagram, Nov. 1979)
Related to
1981 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 11) 80
Eoin Taylor Out of Town intro for Out of this world
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 10) 190
Jerry K. Hartman Hue View using twenty cards
Jan. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 582
David (Foote) Drake Out of this Alphabet abc card variation, first red black separation then also consonants and vowels
1982 Fork Full of Appetizers 64
Reinhard Müller, Justin Branch "Mish Mosh" gilbreath and dealing procedure to separate suits, non-faro method of a Justin Branch effect
Variations 1982 Best of Friends 314
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Out of Our Minds
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 20
John Scarne Out Of This World credit information, method by Scarne with part of deck
Related to 1983 Worknotes On Brainwave 109
Juan Tamariz Fuera de este Mundo No. 8
1983 La Baraja Biselada 9
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves Influential Pairs No. 17, two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated, see Pallbearer's Review for references
Also published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 24
J. W. Sarles Posi-Negative Cards No. 41, Magnetic Colors variation
Also published here 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 53
George Sands, Karl Fulves Criss Cross No. 48, simplified, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
Inspired by 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 62
Martin Gardner The Color of Thought No. 20
Inspired by 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 28
Roy Walton Blind Choice No. 39, first publication, spectator and performer successfully guess colors of four-card packets that are handed out after one riffle shuffle
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 50
Reinhard Müller Out of My Mind
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33) 645
Stephen Minch Blind Out of this World No. 7, with two spectators simultaneously and shuffled deck, one color punched, performer genuinely blindfolded, see also page 24
1984 Eyeless in Gaza 17
Steve Draun Getting On With This World two-pile deal, seated or stand-up
Also published here 1984 At The Table 62
Peter Duffie The Outer Limits
1984 Close-Up to the Point 24
Juan Tamariz, Bernard Bilis Mini Fuera de Este Mundo with ten cards, divided in half, dated to 1976
1984 Magia Potagia — Volume III 74
Reinhard Müller Out of the Escorial I sorting in four suits
1984 Arcane (Issue 11) 147
Reinhard Müller Out of the Escorial II sorting in four suits
1984 Arcane (Issue 11) 149
Reinhard Müller Gilbreath in the Escorial sorting in four suits
1984 Arcane (Issue 11) 150
Dick Cavett A Bit for "Out of this Universe"
Related to Jan. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1020
John C. Wagner Prediction Out Of This World impromptu, mistakes predicted
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 16
Steve Draun Out of this World Revisited two piles
Also published here 1987 The Magic of Steve Draun 33
Ron Wilson Way Out of this World spectator shuffles, mistakes are predicted
1987 The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 25
Peter Duffie Apartheid
1987 Inspirations 15
Peter Duffie Worlds Apart one riffle shuffle, pairs laid out
Variations 1987 Inspirations 17
Dai Vernon Commanding the Colors shuffled deck is cut into piles, named color on top of each
1988 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 192
Edward Marlo Three Trips to Out Of This World three handlings, one using three decks (single color deck approach)
Related to 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 221
Wyman Jones, Paul Harris Galaxy only two piles, three methods
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 52
Ron Ferris Into Orbit
Variations Dec. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 12) 1726
Jerry Sadowitz A Million to One spectator shuffles deck and cuts it into two equal piles - one is red one black
1989 Cards on the Table 11
Karl Fulves Crazy Colors partial color separation shown after one riffle shuffle
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 32
Robert Gardner, Walt Lees Reader's Letters letters on "Out of this World"
1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1989
Daryl Martinez Out of this Hemisphere twenty-card packet version, spectator puts one color on table and other color to bottom, red cards marked
  • The Cards (replacing marks with stripper, one-way or crimp)
  • Totally Impromptu
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 1
Daryl Martinez From the Back performing the effect face-up and having the backs from two different decks
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 5
Ken Krenzel Handling for Out of this Hemisphere added to later printing than 1989 (no year given)
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 8
"Zigee the good Gypsy" Verdad Setting up for the routine
1989 Out of this Hemisphere 10
Karl Fulves Astral Mind
1989 Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 34
Juan Tamariz Escorial-76 sorting in four suits, several methods
1989/91 Sonata 172
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
Juan Tamariz Short Version cards face down separated in four groups, suit of chosen card all in one pile
1989/91 Sonata 185
Juan Tamariz, A. Moliné Stage Version
Related to 1989/91 Sonata 188
Mark Sicher Good Thinking! spectator "knows" colors, suit, values by Intuition
July 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 7) 1806
Aldo Colombini Paradox
Nov. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 11) 1849
Edward Marlo Are You Psychic color of top card guessed by spectator
Related to 1990 That's It 18
Harry Lorayne Out Of This Galaxy one color approach
Related to 1990 Trend Setters 75
Edward Marlo Mirror Image spectator and performer have half the deck, performer deals exactly like spectator
1990 That's It 31
Gary Ouellet Netherworld
1990 Close Up Illusions 307
Jerry K. Hartman The Whole World in his Hands small packet
June 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 6) 1799
Ken Krenzel Ruse et Noir eight cards OOTW
Inspired by 1990 Close-up Impact! 76
Arturo de Ascanio Cinco Rojas y Cinco Negras five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Inspired byAlso published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 71
Dick Zimmerman Way out of this World two piles
  • Additions and Variations
1992 Way Out of this World 1
Dick Zimmerman The Face-Up Routine using red and blue backs
1992 Way Out of this World 7
Dick Zimmerman, U. F. Grant Impromptu Version two piles
1992 Way Out of this World 7
Arturo de Ascanio Fuera de este Mundo
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4 76
Aldo Colombini Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Nov. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 11) 2289
Steve Draun Worldly Things two piles
VariationsAlso published here 1993 Secrets Draun from Underground 133
Edward Marlo Out There approaches for "Out of this World", stripper and ungaffed divided deck
1993 The Olram File (Issue 13) 4
Karl Fulves World Power different handling of the final switch in four-packet deal
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 33
Karl Fulves, Jerry Mentzer Out of this World Variation (Even Money Proposition) spectator is given pairs of red and black cards, he guesses all colors correctly, with transposition finale by Mentzer
Inspired by 1993 Card File 78
Jerry Fulton Red Herring sucker problem of having spectator separate a small packet into reds and blacks
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 32
Allan Ackerman Out of This World #2000 two piles
1994 Las Vegas Kardma 156
Alex Elmsley It's a Small World ten card version
Related to 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 48
Alex Elmsley Halfway to Heaven not all cards
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 51
Harlan Tarbell Doc Tarbell on Out of This World on the switch
1994 Wednesday Nights 25
Victor Farelli Farelli on Leipzig ad reproduction, no method
Also published here
  • The Wizard, Vol. 1 No. 8
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 7) 79
Karl Fulves Even Money Extra
Inspired byRelated to 1994 Rigmarole (Issue 10) 116
Roger Crosthwaite The Immediate Center break, mention of "Out of this Escorial" (by Kevin Reay)
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 151
Roger Crosthwaite To Another World starts from shuffled deck
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 163
Roy Walton Pass At Red spectator selects three red cards from black half
Related to 1995 The Little Black Book 6
John Scarne New World Order two face-up Jokers in deck, six cards that "don't belong" chosen from between the Jokers, they are the only odd-colored ones, dated ca. 1930s, see also p. 42
Related toVariations 1995 Underworld (Issue 1) 6
Steve Beam Choosing Sides spectator removes half the cards from the spread and separates reds and blacks
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 55
Aldo Colombini Friends similar to "Neither Blind Nor Silly", with twenty cards, spectator has more decisions to randomize order
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 72
Lennart Green Out of this World opening phase, starting from shuffled deck and using GAS
1995 The Green Angle Separation 15
Lennart Green Out of this break OOTW without switching in dealing process
1995 The Green Angle Separation 16
Anthony Owen Out of this House
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 1) 6
Karl Fulves Guessing the Colors chapter intro
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 114
Karl Fulves Out of This World No. 56, handling with glasses and cardboard dividers
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 114
Karrell Fox 3 More Reasons To Perform "Out Of This World"
  • twenty-sixth card face-up
  • switch handling
  • Joker finish
1995 Much Ado About Something 39
Reinhard Müller Pre-World discussing precursors of OOTW and color guessing, credit information
Related to 1995 Underworld (Issue 1) 4
John Scarne Guess Black OOTW handling with bottom deals, dated ca. 1930s, see also p. 26
Related to 1995 Underworld (Issue 1) 5
Karl Fulves, Reinhard Müller Pre-World more credit information on early Out of this World type effects
Related to 1995 The Fine Print (Issue 1) 2
Karl Fulves One Color Only comment on Out of this World in which only one color is guessed
Related to 1995 The Fine Print (Issue 1) 3
Pablo Domenèch Escorial 67 sorting in four suits
1996 La Magia de Pablo Domènech 47
Peter Duffie Odditorial two cards chosen from packet, dealt in two piles, selection only odd card in red-black separated pile, bad blind/stupid
Related toAlso published here
  • in "The Griffin"
1996 With Cards 8
Lennart Green Out-of-Sweden first OOTW effect, two piles, then all cards are black, then red (blacks have vanished)
1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 60
Wyman Jones, Paul Harris Galaxy two piles
Related toAlso published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 253
R. Paul Wilson Australian Curry
Variations 1996 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1177
Aldo Colombini, Dennis Conlon, Max Abrams Letters
Related to 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 89
Michael Skinner Rouge et Noir small packet OOTW
1996 Classic Sampler 84
Unknown Rough-Smooth World roughed red-black pairs
1996 The Fine Print (Issue 4) 89
James Swain Out of this World separated into suits
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 12
Marty Kane Mish Mosh Tell-A-Vision suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectator
Inspired by 1997 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 64) 1262
Karl Fulves Follow Me No. 3, spectator follows dealing pattern of performer, backs marked for color
Related to 1997 Command Colors 7
Karl Fulves Color By Number No. 12, spectator deals deck into four piles according to a dealing pattern that he made up of numbers written in red or black, all color separated
1997 Command Colors 20
Nick Trost, Tom Hubbard The Ultimate Version Variation on "Red or Black - Which?"
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 30
Nick Trost Red or Black - Which? small packet
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 28
Alex Elmsley Underworld nine cards
Related toVariations 1997 Alex Is At It Again 1
Karl Fulves The Lady Thinks shuffled deck, psychic from other side of room tells how cards should be dealt to separate reds from blacks
Related to 1998 Combo 27
Karl Fulves The Noir Test five reds and five blacks, after separation blacks change into royal flush
Inspired by 1998 The Noir Test 2
Karl Fulves Casino Royale royal flush kicker
Inspired by 1998 The Noir Test 7
Karl Fulves Noir et Rouge
Inspired by 1998 The Noir Test 10
John Werner Other Worlds
Inspired byRelated to 1998 Underworld (Issue 8) 110
Peter Duffie Whysolation packet of about twenty cards, spectator and performer each remove a card, they turn out to be the only black cards
Inspired by 1998 Deck Direct 16
Peter Duffie Odditied two cards chosen from packet, dealt in two piles, selection only odd card in red-black separated pile, with second deal
Related toVariations 1998 Covert Concepts 7
Peter Duffie Seconds Away! wo cards chosen from packet, dealt in two piles, selection only odd card in red-black separated pile, without second deal
Inspired by 1998 Covert Concepts 8
Michael Boden Deck Memorization Out of This World with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, g=Gilbreath
Also published here 1999 Cunning Card Miracles 72
Barrie Richardson When Worlds Collide stand-up handling, done with about twenty cards from deck
1999 Theater of the Mind 76
Peter Duffie Colour Magnet six-card packet, spectator finds five black cards, a red Queen remains
2000 New Inspirations 10
Paul Curry, U. F. Grant Out of This World discussing the weak points
2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 150
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Super O.O.T.W. all-red deck, first published in Genii, Nov. 1980, p. 757
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 115
Steve Beam Reconstruction with torn cards
Inspired byRelated to
  • Nick Trost's "Red or Black - Which?" in "The New Tops" 8/9 1972.
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 173
Paul Curry The Problem of Card 13 spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a card previously removed, see also Hofzinser's first problem "Choice of Color" (Magic Christian: "Non Plus Ultra - Hofzinsers Kartenkünste Band 2" p. 317)
Variations 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 237
Paul Curry Out of This World routine and a lot of remarks about the history
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 183
Paul Curry Best of Possible Worlds
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 190
Paul Curry The Charm of Luck a talisman influences the outcome
2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 195
Tony Chaudhuri Feminine Side see "Informant" reference for credit claim
Related to 2001 Feminine Side 1
Roy Walton Double Think No. 21, more or less classic with about twenty cards
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 34
Karl Fulves Blackgammon No. 23, two packets are faced, spectator sorts the cards into red and black
Also published here 2001 My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 46
Karl Fulves (reviewer) Paul Curry Tricks by Paul Curry (written by Stephen Minch)
with credit discussions
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 274
Karl Fulves, Tony Bartolotta OOTW without Packet Switch comments
2002 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 276
Lewis Jones Rack and bled starts with shuffled deck, deck set up in preliminary phase, gambling presentation
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2002 Ahead of the Pack 162
Jack Avis Even further
Inspired by 2002 Ahead of the Pack 170
Jim Steinmeyer Automatic Poker ten cards are "mixed" by spectator, then red-black separated or poker deal, Pseudo-CATO
Related to 2002 Impuzzibilities 23
David Regal Out Of This Borough
2002 Constant Fooling 2 83
Jim Steinmeyer Into the next World two piles
Related to 2003 Artificial conclusions 12
Luke Jermay Out of T(his) World two versions, sleight of hand and suggestion
2003 Building Blocks 129
Karl Fulves Worldly Wise Daley's Delight Switch for clean-up
2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 138
Jon Allen Executive Decision
2003 Jon Allen's Lecture — The Director's Cut — The Sequel 18
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Double Rouge et Noir with two spectators
Inspired by 2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 33
Steve Beam, Scott Robinson Around the World spectator separates deck into red and black by cutting face up and face down packets, with the Rolly Polly Controlly
2004 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 23
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Chao Theory red-black separation with letter cards, using TAPGAC
2004 Diamonds from Coal 122
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Royal Clans red-black separation with procedure and picture cards, using TAPGAC
2004 Diamonds from Coal 123
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Princes and Peasants red-black separation with procedure, using TAPGAC
2004 Diamonds from Coal 126
Aldo Colombini It's A Small World using about half the deck
Inspired by
  • "World Class" (J. K. Hartman)
  • "Tomorroworld" (Ron Ferris)
Related to
2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 342
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Guessing Colors selection ends up in odd-colored pile, pseudo-CATO
2004 Diamonds from Coal 92
Michael Weber, Dean Dill A New World very clean procedure
2005 A New World 1
Dean Dill Bonus Routine two-phase routine
Inspired by
  • "Red & Black" (John Kennedy, Genii Vol. 52 No. 9, p. 560)
2005 A New World 7
Michael Weber, Dean Dill Here are some things to think about with this deck. various suggestions, applied to Miraskill, separating suits (Out of Escorial)
2005 A New World 12
Unknown And now a little history.
2005 A New World 12
Michael Weber, Dean Dill Background how "A New World" came to be
Related to 2005 A New World 13
Michael Weber, Dean Dill Other Sides of A New World more credit information on "A New World"
2005 A New World 14
Karl Fulves Slick Slate color separation with performer and spectator, lines on slate help remembering Combo numbers, see also p. 102 for further notes
2005 Combo II 37
Barrie Richardson Another World "The Mount Kenya Paradox Revisited"
stand-up handling
Inspired by
  • "The Mount Kenya Paradox" (Barrie Richardson, Club 71, 1995)
  • "Outworlder" (Tony Bartolotta, Discoverie #7, 2002)
2005 Act Two 12
Karl Fulves A Few Good Cards "Unexplained"
five red cards in black half, spectator finds them from the back, posed as a problem, with effect variations
Variations 2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 60
Jerry K. Hartman Hunt For Red five red cards in black half, spectator finds them from the back, solution
Inspired by 2006 Prolix (Issue 2) 98
Steve Beam The Ways of the World chapter intro, on Out of this World
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 75
Steve Beam All is the Right with World clean up for Out of this World
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 76
Steve Beam World Series Fan clean up for Out of this World
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 78
Steve Beam World Class Joker one card is removed and stapled to the body, turns out to be the Joker
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 82
Boris Wild Out of this Deck performer removes card and spectator knows if they are red or black
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 86
Lewis Jones Rack and Bled second phase with updated handling from the routine in Ahead of the Pack
Related toAlso published here 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 90
Steve Beam World Piece
Also published here 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 92
Steve Beam Worldly Processions
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 94
Michael Powers Best of All Worlds
Inspired by 2006 Power Plays 73
Jerry K. Hartman On Tinterhooks five red cards put in black halves, spectator choses five cards from face-down spread, they are black but the halves changed places
Inspired by 2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 199
Christoph Borer Out of this World
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 29
Tony Bartolotta Narrow Minded spectator shuffles deck and deals it in two piles, one in spectator's pocket and one in performer's pocket, both remove a card, piles exchanged and repeated, off-color matching cards, colors separated
2007 Prolix (Issue 3) 165
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves Two Compatibility Tests first part is Karl Fulves' "Profiling", Gilbreath
Inspired by 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 18
Arturo de Ascanio Five Red and Five Black five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color
Inspired byAlso published here 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 316
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves Ultimate "Even Money" - Improved not all cards are dealt
Inspired by 2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 14
Arturo de Ascanio Paul Curry's Out of this World
Also published here 2008 The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 273
Axel Hecklau Out of this world - Xtrem
2008 "Details" 37
Steve Beam World Piece
Also published here 2008 Noteworthy 45
Lennart Green Index Intuition spectator shuffles, first separation with small packet, then Kennedy's with rest
Inspired by
  • "Red and Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vol. 52 No. 9, Mar. 1989)
2008 The Green Northern Lights Magic 13
Nick Trost Following Suit sorting in 4 suits
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 11
Ken Krenzel Strange Hummer red-black separation by spectator beneath table with ten-card packet, suggests CATO as false trail
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 211
Fred Robinson, Tony Faro Spectator Magician Plus spectator divines card's suit and value via Double-Deal Force, does OOTW and finds performer's thought-of card, marked deck
Inspired byAlso published here 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 202
Fred Robinson Fred on Out of This World
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 205
Ken Krenzel Fan World
2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 133
Karl Fulves Teknicolor - Codes For Color r-r-b-b-... stack riffle shuffled, then an effect like Magnetic Colors done
Related to 2010 Prolix (Issue 8) 500
Oliver Meech Feel This World Spectator able to separate red and black cards by sense of touch alone
2010 Plot Twists 20
Lewis Jones Color Fast spectator chooses all losing color, performer winning color, kind of small packet OOTW
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 135
R. Paul Wilson Australian Curry II few-cards OOTW version
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 189
Jeff McBride, Ramón Riobóo Color Guard fourteen cards
Inspired by 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 214
Rob Zabrecky Another World Out of this World done with photographs of Harry and Bessie Houdini
2011 An Exploration at the Intersection of Magic and Theatre 65
Jeff Pierce, Ryan Schlutz The Untouchables
  • number of reds in one pile equals blacks in other pile
  • small packet OOTW with two spectators
  • two-card location with red black separation of packet
Inspired by 2011 Making the Cut 119
Karl Fulves Notes applications of Banker-Broker Move
  • wallet loading
  • Out Of This World Clean Up
  • coin steal
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 639
Christoph Borer Ads of this World out of this world with advertising brochures, one have a cross the other a check mark
Related to 2012 Endlose Möglichkeiten 4
Michael Weber Red Black lots of shuffling by spectator throughout
VariationsAlso published here 2013 Red Black 2
Michael Weber Three Approaches variations on Red Black
Also published here 2013 Red Black 7
Michael Weber Notes
2013 Red Black 11
Michael Murray A Brave New World cards shuffled face up into face down, then sorted by spectator into two piles
Inspired by
  • David Cushing's "Mad World"
2014 A Piece Of My Mind 28
Tomas Blomberg, Jack Parker Chase The Red Out Of This World type of effect, uncommon method
Inspired byRelated to 2014 Blomberg Laboratories 211
Edward Marlo Subconscious brief
2015 Quarterly (Issue 2 (Spring 2015)) 24
Michael Weber Red Black lots of shuffling by spectator throughout
Also published here 2015 Red Black 2.0 2
Michael Weber Three Approaches variations on Red Black
Also published here 2015 Red Black 2.0 7
Michael Weber Notes
2015 Red Black 2.0 12
Michael Weber Remote Red Black spectator is called during performance and that spectator decides which cards are red or black, performer does not touch cards
  • The Dream
  • The Dream Realized
  • Performance Alternatives
2015 Red Black 2.0 13
Michael Weber Written Division positions of cards predicted that will be red and black, alternative OOTW presentation
2015 Red Black 2.0 16
Michael Weber Recorded Division voice recording that calls out red and black cards while spectator deals, alternative OOTW presentation
2015 Red Black 2.0 16
Karl Fulves Even Money Proposition brief outline
Related to 2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 115
Bill Simon The Four Queens Procedure eight unknown cards, spectator picks four, all Queens are in one pile
VariationsAlso published here
  • "The Four Queens" (Bill Simon, Mathematical Card Magic, 1964)
2015 The Bammo Ten Card Deal Dossier 275
Lennart Green, Roberto Giobbi The Index Intuition
Inspired by
  • "Red and Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vo. 52 No. 9, Mar 1989, p. 560)
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Dec 25) 368
Joseph Barry OOMW - Out of My World
Related to
  • "Splitting the Difference" (Gordon Bean, Genii, May 2005)
  • "Red/Black" (John Kennedy, Genii, Vol. 52 No. 9, 1989)
2016 Charlotte's Notes 3
Andy (The Jerx) Talisman Presentation for Out of This World, involving lucky coin/talisman
2016 The Jerx 55
Christoph Borer Die Reiseprospekte out of this world with travel brochures, one have a cross the other a check mark
Related to 2016 21 30
Frank Fogg Out Of This Spread Cards that spectator select will always be of opposite color from magician's selections
2017 A New Angle 55
Michał Kociołek Out of This Solar System spectator shuffles the deck, deals it into two piles, shuffles again, the deck is separated into red and black cards
Inspired by 2017 Michał Kociołek Live! 6
Ryan Schlutz My Handling for Out of this World
Also published here 2017 False Anchors — Volume One 20
Steve Beam World Piece
Also published here 2017 52 11
Harapan Ong The Incomplete Strip-Out Stripping cards out from a tapered deck with an unsquared deck

  • Shuffle stacking sandwich demo: shuffling selection between two Jokers
  • Full deck red-black separation
  • Oil and Water: Spectator separates the colors themselves
2017 A New Angle 151