857 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Single Card / Front
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Unknown Faire qu'une carte choisie par un premier spectateur, et mêlée dans le jeu par un second, se trouve la première qu'un troisième spectateur choisira librement; la métamorphoser en une autre carte au gré d'un quatrième, & la faire reparaître un instant card turns several times into the cards that other select or name
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 175
Prof. Robert Hellis To "Change" a Card - Fifth Method "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
1876 Modern Magic 32
Unknown To Change a Card drawn haphazard to the Chosen Card long card or stripper
1876 Modern Magic 63
Unknown A Card having been Secretly Thought of by one of the Audience, to place two Indifferent Cards upon the table, and to Change such one of them as the Audience may select into the Card thought of using psychological force
1876 Modern Magic 111
Unknown To change a drawn Card into the Portraits of several of the Company succession
1876 Modern Magic 115
Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card
1876 Modern Magic 143
Prof. Robert Hellis Hellis' Change, No. 1 "To change a card without the aid of the Pack"
in context of effect in which wrong card changes into selection
1889 Tricks with Cards 23
Unknown To Slip a Card with transformation effect
1889 Tricks with Cards 25
Unknown A Card being freely Chosen from the Pack, replaced, and the Pack shuffled, to make any Given Card Change to the one Chosen control, palm & top change
1890 More Magic 40
Unknown Das verwandelte As No. 5, black Aces and Ace of Diamonds shown, those three cards given to spectator, Diamonds changed to Hearts, pip covered by black Aces so Ace of Hearts poses as Diamonds, Ace appears to be in the center which makes covering unclear
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 7
Unknown Die verwandelte Karte No. 13, glide in which the spectator is asked to pull out the bottom card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 17
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 14, Nine of Diamonds changes into Ace of Diamonds, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 18
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte zu verwandeln No. 38, selection put on top, another card is on top when checked again after putting hand on top of deck, sticky hand
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 45
Unknown La carte du diable No. 47, top card shown, spectator removes it from deck, it changes, half card covers half the face card
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 56
Unknown Die Kartenpresse No. 7, money press for cards
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 72
Unknown Die sich in der Hand eines Zuschauers verwandelnde Karte card placed on spectator's hand changes, pips made from powder can be shaken/rubbed off, detailed explanation
Related to Feb. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 2) 23
Unknown Die Verwandlung einer Karte
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 46
Unknown Der Kunstschütze pip is shot out of card in air with pistol
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 64
Unknown Point-Sieben verwandelt sich in Point-Acht multi-pip principle with ungaffed Seven that changes to Eight
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 133
Unknown Einfache Bilder-Klappkarte
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 139
Unknown Die neue vierfache Verwandlungskarte card changes three times
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 141
Unknown Die Bilderschiebekarte "Carreau-Dame verwandelt der Künstler in Pique-Dame"
with sliding section inside card
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 144
Unknown Neueste Verwandlungskarte card changed into other card that is ungaffed since a cover slide is palmed off
Related toVariations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 150
Unknown Die Verwandlungs- und Verkleinerungskarte Queen changes in a Jack, shrinks to half its size and vanishes
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 151
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die alte und neue Tintenkarte ink changes to clear water, a card is used to proof that it's ink
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 159
Unknown Die Kartenpresse money press for cards
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 202
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenmagneta two selections, deck in a glass, one selection rises out of deck and floats to other glass and in midair changes to second selection
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 213
Unknown Die vierfache Verwandlungskarte "Mechanische Karten"
card taken from the deck and transformed three times
Related to Apr. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8) 117
Unknown The Appearance of Desired Cards top card of shuffled deck changes into any named card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 64
Unknown The Queen of the Air card rises from pack and floats to glass goblet on other side of stage, transforms in midair
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 69
Unknown The Changing and Diminishing Card card changes, shrinks, then disappears
1897 New Era Card Tricks 229
Unknown The Changing and Enlarging Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 230
Unknown A Mysterious Transformation Ace with other pips put with vermillion onto it, changes into Ace
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 254
Unknown Triple Change Routine face card changes three times
Apr. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 4) 53
Unknown Festina lente spectator remembers card and its position, performer tables a card which changes into the selection, originally tabled card taken from envelope, patter by Conradi
July 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 11
Martignoni Die Verwandlung einer Karte selection clings to another card via moisture, tossed in the air and caught before unload on deck
Apr. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 54
Unknown Transformation via Top Change wrong card changes into right one via top change, short routine
Apr. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 54
Unknown Die Verwandlung der obersten Karte des Spieles in einer von einer fremden Person gezogene und wieder in das Spiel gemischte Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
top card shown, it then changes into selection
Aug. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 115
Unknown Die verwandelte Karte No. 11, four Aces shown, one transforms into Nine of Diamonds, other Diamond pips covered by other Aces
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 161
A. F. Kessler Die Verwandlung einer Karte double card shown, face card brought into back palm, for changing it back the card is replaced again
Dec. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 179
Michaelis Hermann Card changes in Ink card put in glass of ink, when taken out it is dry and changed into selection
1903 Later Magic 159
Unknown Die Vermehrung der Points Three of Diamonds, point number changes multiple time to Five, Ace, Nine, then blank, using sleight-of-hand as well as multi-pip card and powdered pips
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 188
A. J. Die magischen Asse combination in which an Ace is chosen, it changes to another Ace, vanishes and reappears, then a chosen Ace travels into a wooden card case, then all Aces from deck into a pocket
June 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 84
C. O. Williams A Simple Card Discovery card placed in glass, covered with glass, then selection is face card of deck
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 47
Harry Houdini Houdini's Torn Card Trick card with torn-off corner changes into other card
1909 The Art of Magic 94
Henry Hardin The Card and Hat spectator notes top card of deck, it's covered with hat, then top card changed
1909 The Art of Magic 127
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Gleiche Gedanken (Zweite Ausführung) two selections shuffled back, performer locates first card from another deck in his pocket, it changes into second selection which is given away
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 178
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Herz-Ass
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 188
Unknown To change a drawn Card into the Portraits of several of the company in succession picture cards change into portraits of spectators
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 112
Stanley Collins The Spider pips of card vanish and appear on paper, pip eating spider
Related to 1915 Original Magical Creations 67
Stanley Collins The Lay of the Last Minstrel But One three cards under newspaper two are removed and card under newspaper changes into other card
Related to 1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 36
Charles T. Jordan The Demon Color Change No. 3, multiple consecutive changes, second and rear cards remain the same, using glued triple cards
Variations 1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 7
Oswald Rae The Impossible Possible using a Spirit Box, name of card written down on paper and locked in box, blank card in envelope changes to that card
1926 Between Ourselves 22
Jack Merlin Three Card Force and Floor Change card is forced several times, then put under foot of spectator who thinks all cards are the same, then card under foot changes and deck is normal
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 11
Oswald Rae Slap It "A Novel Colour-Changing Routine"
face card of deck changes several times, slapping on the deck, last in slow-motion
1928 Sub Rosa 4
Eric F. Impey The Flyaway Card selection placed reversed in deck, it changes into another card, selection no longer in deck, reappears reversed
1931 Try This One 2
Ralph W. Hull A Trick Exposed, But How? color change apparently exposed, but card turns out to have vanished and is brought from pocket
1932 "Eye-Openers" 16
Harry Houdini The Houdini "Bluff" Change apparently top change is done
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 71
Victor Farelli The "Left-About" Change snap-over change presentation
1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 72
Unknown Up His Sleeve card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selection
Variations 1933 Farelli's Card Magic — Part Two 89
Unknown A Spectator Does It Downs Change
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 33
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Never Miss" Card Trick selection appears at chosen position, repeat with apparent failure and transformation
  • reverse count and packet turnover bluff
  • slip-back deal count
1933 More "Eye-Openers" 19
Eddie Clever Hallucination three people look at top card, everybody sees a different card, see page 99 for improvement by Charles W. Fricke
VariationsAlso published here 1934 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 1) 1
Tom Sellers A Comedy Card Interlude color change routine with mismade cards (like half changed card)
1934 Card Tricks That Work 18
Unknown An Unwitting Wizard card used to stab next to selection becomes selection
Related toVariations 1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 53
Laurie Ireland Goofy Deck changing into a black eight of diamonds
1934 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 2
Orville Wayne Meyer The Ribbon That Made Good ribbon attached to wrong card, when pulled out is right card, sticky card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 43
Louis Lam Find the Lady money card changes into card with business information on front
1935 Would You Believe It? 20
Laurie Ireland A Surprising Explanation for the Color Change double facers
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 25
Eddie Clever Only an Image some card names written down, one of them selected, blank card first becomes wrong card (re. Elmsley gag), then right card, see page 166 for credit correction
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 26) 163
Unknown A Startling Transformation side-jogged double turns over during spring flourish, Cascade Change
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 134
Unknown Sundry wrong card rises and transforms into right one, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 131
U. F. Grant A Changing Card wrong card turns over and changes into right one in sandwich, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 136
U. F. Grant A Spirit Message writing appears on card, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 137
Edward Victor The "Deo-Ace" Trick four Aces are placed on four Twos crosswise, so that suits match, Ace with same suit as selection transforms into that card
Variations 1937 Magic of the Hands 29
Unknown Another Method card changes in any named card
1938 Greater Magic 326
Joseph J. Kolar The Card and Ribbon Trick wrong card is attached to ribbon with a sticker and put in deck, when pulled out it is now selection
1938 Greater Magic 505
Harlan Tarbell The Card and Stamp Mystery stamp is glued partially onto wrong card and put in deck, when pulled out it is now selection
1938 Greater Magic 508
Nishan Andounian, Joe Berg The Enchanted Card Slide card transforms in slide (wallet-like prop with slits)
1938 Greater Magic 510
Tom Bowyer For a Dime weird traveling effect in which a 6H becomes a 6H with black hearts pips
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 268
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Black Brand wrong card transforms into card with picture of performer with card on forehead
Also published here 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 50) 352
Louis Lam The "Enormous" Four Ace Presentation chosen ace transforms into previous selection, ace from spectator's pocket
1939 Be Deceived 12
Unknown c card changes into selection and back, application for Curry Turn-Over Sleight
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 8
Unknown A Color Change Story story presentation in which face-card changes multiple times to fit story
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 48
Unknown The Hocus-Pocus Card apparently mistake is made
1940 Expert Card Technique 390
Unknown The Top and Bottom Changes suggestions for uses as simple changes
1940 Expert Card Technique 166
Unknown Boy Meets Girl story presentation
1940 Expert Card Technique 297
Unknown Rub-A-Dub-Dub transformation and vanish
Variations 1940 Expert Card Technique 301
R. M. Jamison Optical Illusion odd backed card in play, face changes
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 37
Paul Morris The Question is ...... reversed card changes into selection, reversed card then in pocket, miscall
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 52
Theodore Annemann A Card in Hand card changes in spectator's hand, backdated for ten years
Related toVariations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Karl Germain The Flash Card Change deck in glass
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 98) 603
Oscar Weigle Not at These Prices! ace assembly started but instead of aces gag message appears on cards
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 607
Laurie Ireland Card Control card transformation, ends up in pocket
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 7
Frank Stobbart Sympathetic Pips blank card with loose pips placed in envelope, pips arrange themselves onto card to match selection (which for no reason travels to pocket)
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 796
Tom Sellers An Easily Worked "Stung" Trick in an envelope, sucker trick
1941 Condensed Conjuring 14
Unknown The Change-About Card three wrong cards, chosen one changes into selection
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 223
Clayton Rawson No Corpse for the Coffin
Inspired by 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 58
Walter B. Gibson Getting Away From Card Tricks while explaining a color change, a whiskey glass appears
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 105
Eddie Joseph The E. J. Color Change with Cards color change sequence in which the face card is palmed one-handed before it is seen
1942 Greater Card Tricks 17
Eddie Joseph The Sticker large sticker attached to wrong card halfway, when card is pulled out of deck, it is now the signed selection
1942 Greater Card Tricks 88
Earl Morgan Old Sour Puss queen starts to smile
1943 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 20
Paul Morris Are You Sure? - A Quick Trick with a Novel Finish four Jacks are cut to, then one Jack transforms into selection
Also published here Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 26
John Scarne John Scarne's Master Change card put in envelope changes
Related toVariations 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 217
Unknown The Black Ace and Card Through Handkerchief single ace penetrates handkerchief, changes to selection, ace in pocket
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 252
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope
Also published here 1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 257
Herb Runge Rising Sun Set card with flag, flag changes from a sun to the american flag, WW2 theme
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 64) 260
M. A. Reasoner Jack Becomes an Aviator story trick
1944 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 2
Clyde Cairy Metamorphoses card rubbed to thigh changes several times, back palm
Oct. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 77
Tom Bowyer The Upside Down Six six spot turns into nine spot
Variations Dec. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 7) 87
Joseph J. Kolar The Kolar Card Trick wrong card is attached to ribbon with a sticker and put in deck, when pulled out it is now selection
1945 My Best 20
Eddie Clever Hallucination
Also published here 1945 My Best 128
Tommy Dowd A New Card Change during demonstration on how spectator should put his hand on top
Related to July 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 132
Karl Germain The Flash Card Change in glass while covored with handkerchief
Related toVariations 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 116
Arthur H. Buckley One Hand Crimp - Your Card? featuring bottom card longitudinal crimp
1946 Card Control 90
Arthur H. Buckley Do You See Red? Experiment No. 3 - one of four black cards changes to red and back
1946 Card Control 153
Arthur H. Buckley Simplicity Experiment No. 11 - face card changes to peeked card
1946 Card Control 161
Arthur H. Buckley The Mysterious Marker Experiment No. 19 - locator card transforms into selection
1946 Card Control 171
Clayton Rawson 2: Magic Taught in One Easy Lesson card transforms into selection, apparently spectator does the transformation
Also published here 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 100) 405
Frederick Braue For Clubs and Lodges wrong card changes into selection with top change
Feb. 1946 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 196
J. B. Bobo Color Change with gambler's flat palm steal from back & presentation
1947 Watch This One! 27
Edward Marlo That Joker! joker thrown in hat changes to selection
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 551
Unknown The Trey transforming card into "tray"
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 146
Unknown The Changing Card top change
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 218
Unknown The Observation Test
Variations 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 56
Unknown The Chameleon Card giant card transforms into selected card, using Monte sliding gaff
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 141
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Hallucination two spectators look at the same card which is placed on one hand, they have seen different cards and the card changed to a third one, suggested with Walt Disney cards
1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 14
Bruce Elliott Elliott's Card Change does the same as glide
Related to 1949 Controlled Miracles 22
Al Leech Ace Elimination
Related to 1949 For Card Men Only 16
Louis Tannen Squeeze 'Em two of diamonds turns into ace of diamonds
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 189) 758
Dai Vernon The De Kolta Change sleeve rubbing cover, pips of card change to suit clothing
Variations 1950 Expert Card Technique 450
Al Leech A Hot Card Trick chicago opener
Variations 1950/2004 A Last Look at Leech 10
Al Leech The Bashful Queen King and Queen of Spades, Queen changes to Hearts and back ("The Second Hot Card Trick", 1950)
1950/2004 A Last Look at Leech 13
Dr. Jacob Daley Lipop card is pushed in center and comes out by itself transformed, it helps to have a belly
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 226) 902
Bruce Elliott Tipsy Turvy
Related to 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 238) 951
John Hamilton The King two black kings, chosen king changes into selection
1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 243) 971
Nate Leipzig Leipzig's Opener
1952 Stars of Magic (Vol. 10 No. 1) 142
Arthur Hastings D.F.C
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 265) 1060
John Murray Surrealistic Sorcery card with pin in center is spinned on table and transforms into selection
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 269) 1077
Al Leech Match-A-Card magician matches unknown card incorrectly, correct after change
Also published here 1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 8
Al Leech Match-A-Card magician matches unknown card incorrectly, correct after change
Also published here 1952/2004 A Last Look at Leech 19
Al Leech Spots to Spare Spot is removed
Related to 1953 Card Man Stuff 8
Edward Marlo That Joker! joker thrown in hat changes to selection
1953 The Cardician 10
Edward Marlo The Late Arrival top card changes to selection, turned over by spectator before and after transformation, four methods (with and without stripper deck)
Variations 1953 The Cardician 85
Unknown Snap Over Change carp flipped over quickly with a snap on sleeve
Related toVariations 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 17
Edward Marlo A Variation with Effect... Card with paper clip on changes
1954 Miracle Card Changes 9
Clayton Rawson 2. Magic Taught in One Easy Lesson card transforms into selection, apparently spectator does the transformation
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 153
Leonard Austin No Beer sucker trick with three cards, one with a glass, one with a bottle and one with an bottle opener, glass apparently vanishes in handkerchief, version of Stung
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 19
Henry Bihari Jumbo Card Trick deck in pocket, jumbo card produced from it which matches selection, changes into later second selection, Chicago Opener structure
1957 26 Originals 16
Jack Avis All Fair Surprise card held by spectator turns into selection
Also published here 1957 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 345) 203
Bert Allerton The Missing Deuce one of four twos transforms into a selected card
1958 The Close-Up Magician 28
John Derris Aces in Hand from four Aces spectator eliminates three, last one changes into selection
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 19
Al Leech Ace, Three, Five ace changes in a three and a five, with sucker part
1959 Cardmanship 14
Al Leech A Triple Discovery first card rises to the top and transforms in the second and third selected card
1959 Cardmanship 17
Al Leech One Among Four
Related to 1959 Cardmanship 20
John Gannaway Personalized Multipurpose Envelope Cards one of three cards transforms into other card with different back, special envelope cards handling
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 52
James Steranko Card Eclipse Chapter Eleven, "The Ultimate in Color Change Routines
three routined changes on top of deck, then card vanishes from hand and reappears in deck
1960 Steranko on Cards 76
Jack Avis Surprise card held by spectator turns into selection
Also published here 1960 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 352) 236
Karrell Fox Lost and Found matchbook as card easel, wrong card changes into selection when deck is riffled against it on easel
Related toVariations 1960 Comedy a la Card 9
Bill Hendricks The Haunted Deck after Haunted deck ghost on card, then drawing changes to reveal selection
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 60
Edward Marlo Second Effect clean handling
1961 Card Switches 29
Edward Marlo Rub-A-Dub Change motivated handling for tabled switch
1961 Card Switches 35
Cliff Green The Snap Change featuring a double lift unload
1961 Professional Card Magic 53
Dai Vernon A Vernonesque Quickie one of two indifferent cards changes into selection
1961 Professional Card Magic 152
Charlie Miller Color Change sucker
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 44
Charlie Miller Color Change peeked-at card appears on bottom of deck
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 44
Charlie Miller Rubbing Off the Spot
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 61
Paul Marcus Almost a Miracle Three of spades sandwiched between two other cards turns into a Three with black spotted hearts and different colored back
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 363) 279
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der schwarze Brand wrong card transforms into card with picture of performer with card on forehead
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 88
Gerard "Bruno" Bruning Prison Card in Box cards in card case secured with rubber bands, card visible through window cut from card case changes into selection
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 14
Harry Lorayne The Little Card That Wasn't There five cards are removed, none the selection, one changes into selection
1962 Close-up Card Magic 221
Dai Vernon Edgewise bottom card of deck changes
1962 Early Vernon 57
Edward Marlo Appearing and Disappearing Selections on face of deck
1962 The K. M. Move 19
Arthur Rasper Der halbe Zauberspruch three Tens of Hearts, one changes to a King, then it changes back half-way (divided card is shown openly), then back to a Ten
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 9
Edward Marlo Another Classical Quickie "Eighth Effect", card(s) pushed into center changes directly or delayed into another card
Inspired by
  • "Future Classic" (Ed Marlo)
Related to
1962 Tilt! 16
Edward Marlo Tilted Classical Quickie "Twenty-First Effect", reversed card in center changes into selection
Related to 1962 Tilt! 27
Don Tanner A Simple Revelation blank card inside card box turns into selection
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 56
Nate Leipzig Colour Change Routine card on deck transforms four times
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 38
Harry Lorayne Color Quickie spectator finds card that matches odd-backed prediction, then prediction changes to another random card
Related toVariations 1964 Personal Secrets 31
Robert E. Olson Wash Out card becomes blank and transparent
1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 395/396) 414
Peter Alexis Aces selection transforms into an Ace
Variations 1965 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 397) 417
Edward Marlo Card Flight card on tabled deck changes with coin on top, hole in card, tosheroon
Related toVariations Aug. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 49
Charlie Miller If At First performer doesn't find card, even when its corner is torn off
Related to
  • p. 82 for Fred Higgens odd-backed variation
Oct. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 59
Ali Bongo Jail Break cards with pictures of a prisoner, prisoner vanishes and appears on other card
1966 The Bongo Book 43
Paul Stadelman Watch the Ace sucker effect, Three changes to Ace and back, then it changes inside spectator's pocket
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 81
Harry Lorayne The Magic Step a card changes repeatedly after a weird cutting procedure, at the end two cards change places
1967 Deck-Sterity 30
Harry Lorayne To Change a Card on tabled pile
1967 Deck-Sterity 147
Piet Forton Ching Chang Chung, the Never Dieing Chinaman Figurine of Chinese man beheaded when card trick goes wrong - card is changed to correct selection, head is restored
1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 4
Conrad Schmoranzer, Jochen Zmeck Die Kontrollkarte cards put in glass, spectator selects card that are added, the pairs do not match, then they do, partial rough-smooth
Inspired by
  • "Die Kontrollkarte", MAGIE, 4/1963
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 17
Bruce Cervon Suprise Reverse wrong card reversed in deck changes into right one
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 70
Edward Marlo Effect 4 Queen and Ten visually change into 2 Queens
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 15
Edward Marlo Effect 5 two selections, two cards shown but only one selection, other one transforms into second selection
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 15
Edward Marlo Effect 6 face-up card in face-down deck transforms, see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 16
Edward Marlo Effect 8 card changes reversed in pack, see also page 29
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 17
Dr. James Nuzzo Effect 13 - Nuzzo's Projecting Card card sticking out of deck visually changes
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 23
Edward Marlo Effect 14 - Marlo's Application - In the Fan Change card seen in small fan visibly changes, see also page 27
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 23
J. W. Sarles Strange Sympathy hearts from one pack tacked to easel, hearts from other pack removed, chosen card turns over on easel, then one of the tacked cards changes to spades, see p. 206 for idea by Larry Jennings
June 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 188
Piet Forton Ching-Chang-Chung - der unsterbliche Chinese Figurine of Chinese man beheaded when card trick goes wrong - card is changed to correct selection, head is restored
1968 Piet Forton Seminar 10
Charles Aste Jr. Reacting Riffle top card changes multiple times
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 34
Jerry K. Hartman (c) Semi-Classical Quickie reversed card transforms into selection, see also Ed Marlo's "Classical Quickie" (Classical Foursome)
1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 50
E. Leslie May One Over the Eight gag with 15 of Diamonds, spectator apparently drunk
1969 HEX! 49
Stephen Fernandes Jacks - Or Better! one of five cards changes into selection, mate in deck between jacks, full house completed with card in pocket
1969 HEX! 83
Tony Kardyro T.K's Ambitious Joker joker comes to the top twice then transforms into selection
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 10
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Intuition spectator locates another spectator's card from 6-card packet on table, first wrong but then transforms
Winter 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 297
Roy Walton The Changeling two cards change into selection one by one
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 38
Aldini, Tenkai Ishida, Harry Bernard Fooled Monte Two card monte routine
1969 Roughingly Yours 34
Aldini, Joe Berg, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Supremonition Freely named card is found vanished from the deck, Joker then changes into selection
1969 Roughingly Yours 46
Karl Fulves At The 17th in small packet two selections are located with an odd-backed joker that transforms in a three-spot, then four-spot, faro
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 63
Edward Marlo Fingertip Quickie or "Oh! I Forgot" bottom card is wrong, changed into selection
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 102
Edward Marlo Startling Climax two cards selected, first found in pocket, transforms in second card
Inspired by 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 121
Alan Shaxon Once Again!!! selection is found at named number, then at stopped position, then wrong card turns into selection and finally the balloon stand
1970 My Kind of Magic 25
Ned Powers No Chance card selected behind back, card used to stab into deck reversed behind back, it changes into selection
Feb. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 321
Takashima Challenge Change deck encircled with two big rubber bands, face card changes to selection and vanishes again, gaff with fake rubber band parts
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 1) 3
Floyd Shotts, Frank Novotny Mind Projection image of chosen card appears on blank card, under handkerchief, plastic placed in front of blank card
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 120
George Sands Duplex Changing Card stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selections
Variations 1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 81
Dai Vernon Multiple Change stranger card on top of deck transforms into two selections
Inspired by 1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 89
Roy Walton Nomad Card two cards selected by counting cut-off heaps, odd-backed card in deck transforms into both selections, faro
Related to 1971 Epilogue (Issue 12) 97
Al Saal Three Card Trick three wrong cards, one of them transforms into selection
1971 Epilogue (Issue 13) 99
Karl Fulves Five Into Four Five of diamonds is cut in fourth and puzzled together so a center section is missing, face changes to Four of diamonds
Related toVariations 1971 The Book of Numbers 42
Karl Fulves Non-Slip Cut blank card in center changes into later selection, faro placement
1971 The Book of Numbers — Supplementary Notes 5
William Zavis Up the Sleeve Again card in sleeve appears on pack, in sleeve is now selection, new handling
Inspired by 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Sam Schwartz Working Against Time egg timer with miniature card on bottom used, card under egg timer change into selection with "the card under the timer" line
Related to 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Robert (Bob) Hess Joker Mental odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named card
Variations Apr. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 416
Francis Haxton Joker, Jr. ungaffed method, odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named card
Inspired by Oct. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 462
Arthur Finley Ace Vanish face-up with palmed cover card, also as color change
Variations Dec. 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 472
Gaylord E. Hill The Touch of White Magic! picture of selection appears on one of four blank cards
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 21) 103
Roy Walton Revelation card is center of the deck is reversed and transforms into selection
1971 Cardboard Charades 18
Bob Driebeek, Frank Garcia Razzle Dazzle card under coin in deck chances, one method visible, using card with hole of half-dollar size (Tosheroon)
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 40
Alex Elmsley Just a "Second" Diamond Cut Diamond, second deal
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 91
Bob McAllister Bet-A-Dollar Color Change as bill is slid over face of card, half card gaff
Variations 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 114
Jon Racherbaumer Veiled Tosheroon coin on deck
Inspired by 1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 95
Karl Fulves Quick Chameleon black selection made, five reds removed, one turns over and changes into black selection
1972 Mexican Monte 24
Billy McComb The Williamised Spider pips from deck vanish and appear on napkin
Related to 1972 I Did It My Way 2
Mike Morhman Twice Wrong two decks, two times the cards the performer and magician choose do not match, then suddenly they do
Aug. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 554
Roy Walton Ambitious 1-2-3-4 ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection, see p. 608 for comment by Walton, see p. 640 for get-into by Robin Robertson
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here Sep. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 11) 559
Arthur Setterington The Vanishing Shadow three cards with a shadow of a person on it, one vanishes and only foodprints remain on card
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 8
Unknown Snap Over Change
1972 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 41) 203
Unknown Card Change no specific method
1972 The Living End 3
Unknown Rub'er card transforms into selection and then vanishes, Rub-A-Dub-Dub vanish
1972 The Living End 19
James G. Thompson Jr. Repeat Selection card dropped on the floor changes into selection
1972 The Living End 54
Bert Douglas My Ghost Card Trick
1972 The Living End 66
Unknown A Startling Transformation card is oujogged in deck, when cards are sprung from hand to hand, card transforms
1972 The Living End 69
T. Page Wright, William Larsen A Mind Reading Interlude
1972 The Living End 69
Theodore Annemann A Card in Hand in spectator's hand
1972 The Living End 70
Unknown Complaisant Card sucker element
1972 The Living End 77
Burger, Slayton Duplex Trick card in glass transformation, two cards
1972 The Living End 81
Doc Mifflin Double Barrel two card location, first card turns into second card
1972 The Living End 81
Unknown Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope
Also published here 1972 The Living End 97
Karl Fulves Turncoat front and back changes on top of deck
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 86
Karl Fulves Mechanical Cards King to Queen of Spades
1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 43
Russell T. Barnhart One of Four aces on table, named ace changes into selection
Related to 1973 Rim Shots 106
Karl Fulves On Two Counts:
Replica
signed selection in deck, four blank cards brought out, on one selection is drawn, turns over, changes into real selection
1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 176
Edward Marlo As a Classical Quickie face up card in center changes, using propelled lapping
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 6) 45
Herb Zarrow Tosheroon Two credit information, borrowed coin put on face-up deck, deck cut, again cut at coin, now coin on selection
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 63
Roy Walton Color Flite a card from red and blue deck are chosen, jokers pushed in deck of other color, they're supposed to be next to selections, but change in actual selections
Inspired byAlso published here June 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 632
Roy Walton Green Turtle Ace changes into selection then vanishes and appears reversed in the center with other aces
Variations 1973 Card Script 38
Jerry Mentzer Joker Stab missed stabbing routine in which stabbing card changes to selection
1974 Card Cavalcade II 196
Karl Fulves Espionage random card brought in contact with three Aces becomes ace, same with three Jacks
1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 185
Karl Fulves Teleportation signed selection appears in a card frame and eventually changes into second signed selection
Related to 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 18
Karl Fulves Sample Effect folded blank card changes into signed selection, optional with paper clip
May 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 740
Martin A. Nash The Quick Change Artist
1975 Ever So Sleightly 65
Roy Walton Ambitious 1-2-3-4 ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 45
Harry Houdini ESP card in spectator's pocket changes, only speculation
1975 Epilogue (Issue 23) 220
Jerry K. Hartman, Roy Walton Mock Turtle cards on face of deck change into selections
Inspired by 1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 234
Larry Jennings Observation Test
1975 Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 1)) 266
Karl Fulves Open Ended Prediction card placed in half envelope so it sticks out and is seen for half its length (as gag), wrong card chosen, when prediction is removed it changes into selection, two methods
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 65
Karl Fulves He Relocated card jumps from black aces to red aces and changes from black to red itself
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 71
Karl Fulves Double Take card chosen with aid of joker, joker transforms into selection, then reverses in deck and changes back to joker, four methods
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 81
Cardini Card Change One handed fan used to change indifferent card to selection
Variations 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 216
Roy Walton Warpaint selection changes into same card as previously signed card, signed card then changes back color
1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 13
Henry Christ A Trick of Henry Christ three cards, values added up, one card put on table and other two on top and bottom, tabled card changes to Jack with pseudo-mathematical presentation
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring, Oct. 1943
Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 837
Ben Christopher Ben Christopher Ideas using folded origami wallet
1. A Transformation (card)
2. Ghost Town
3. An Origami Bet
4. A Vanish (card)
5. Two City Up-Down
6. Transpordgami
Inspired by May 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 965
Francis Carlyle Infallible Thought Card bet theme, two different back colored cards, one transforms in other then in to joker
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 20
Russell T. Barnhart Imposter Card No. 7, card changes into selection
1975 The Master Palm 59
Russell T. Barnhart Quick Change: Face Up No. 10, card changes into selection
1975 The Master Palm 65
Russell T. Barnhart Quick Change: Face Down No. 11, card changes into selection
1975 The Master Palm 67
Russell T. Barnhart The Changling No. 14, card changes into selection
1975 The Master Palm 72
Jerry K. Hartman Changed Changeling Two cards placed on table, one of them changes into the selection, multiple endings
Inspired by 1975 Card Fare 7
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 1 card changes while isolated in tabled spread/using optional impromptu double backer
Inspired by
  • Jon Racherbaumer effect description, The Talisman, July 1971
Related to
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 14
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 2 double faced card/clean ending
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 17
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 3 unique gaffed card
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 19
Bruce Cervon The "Dream" Method 4 - The Deep Crimp unique gaffed card
1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 21
Edward Marlo Pip Card to Wallet JS changes to JC, JS is in wallet, with additional jumbo card version
1976 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 103
Edward Marlo Pip Sucker Gag mechanical pip card with threads is explained, then pips are rubbed off and card given out for inspection
1976 Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 110
Edward Marlo No Way previously tabled card turns out to be later selection, becomes second selection, first from pocket
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 69
David Bendix Ethnic Card Trick
1976 Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 148
Tommy Wonder, Billy McComb, Stanley Collins The Pip-Eating Spider published under "Jos Bema"
Related to 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 272
Jerry Andrus Super Change card transforms into selection
1976 Andrus Card Control 47
David Berglas Spot On wrong card changes to selection, when performer shakes deck
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 35
David Berglas Palm Spring wrong card put side-jogged in the deck, when cards are sprung from hand to hand, card changes to selection
1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 37
Unknown Trapped No. 5, reversed Ace of Spades changes into Club when cards are spread, then black Aces trap selection
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 9
Theodore Annemann, Karl Fulves The Joker Knows No. 64, Joker is supposed to find card but changes in selection
Inspired by 1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 97
Unknown Twins No. 68, two decks under handkerchiefs, Joker is slid under handkerchief in deck and "changes" into Four of Spades, same with other deck
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 104
Karrell Fox "Clippety-Slip" card with paper clip on it thrown to table, it changes into selection, throw-change with paper clip
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 73
Karrell Fox Bullseye Card Trick shot on deck, selection flies out, bullet hole through selection, "Sure-Shot"
  • The Second Version (a lipstick lip print appears on card)
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 155
Edward Marlo Variations on Double Vanish & Recovery two aces change color, other aces are found again, different methods
Related to 1977