die geheimnisvollen würfel \n  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 \n unknown
1896
der moderne kartenkünstler
Unknown

Die geheimnisvollen Würfel

1896

Der moderne Kartenkünstler

110



marlo's janus \n some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on faceup cards on table, all color match, double facers, see also p. 837 \n edward marlo \n esp janus \n nick trost
1950
the phoenix 201 — 250
Edward Marlo

Marlo's Janus

Variations

1950

The Phoenix 201 — 250
(Issue 206)

822



janus \n some red and ten cards are mixed, spectator deals them on faceup cards on table, all color match, double facers \n edward marlo
1953
the cardician
Edward Marlo

Janus

1953

The Cardician

17



rouge et noir \n five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color \n dr. jacob daley \n footnotes on rouge et noir \n william zavis \n more footnotes on: rouge et noir \n william zavis \n ruse et noir \n ken krenzel \n five red and five black \n arturo de ascanio \n day for night \n philip t. goldstein \n double rouge et noir \n peter duffie \n robin robertson \n small world \n jerry k. hartman
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
Dr. Jacob Daley

Rouge et Noir

Variations

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 287)

1146



footnotes on rouge et noir \n different card switches \n william zavis \n rouge et noir \n dr. jacob daley \n more footnotes on: rouge et noir \n william zavis
1953
the phoenix 251 — 300
William Zavis

Footnotes on Rouge et Noir

Inspired byRelated to

1953

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 293)

1172



more footnotes on: rouge et noir \n with two royal flushes \n william zavis \n rouge et noir \n dr. jacob daley \n footnotes on rouge et noir \n william zavis
1954
the phoenix 251 — 300
William Zavis

More Footnotes on: Rouge et Noir

Inspired byRelated to

1954

The Phoenix 251 — 300
(Issue 299)

1196



hummer's reversal mystery \n cato trick, magician can name correctly number of face up cards after cut and turn over procedure. oscar weigle variation: colors are also separated \n bob hummer \n oscar weigle \n the little moonies \n bob hummer \n stitches in time \n stephen tucker
1956
mathematics, magic and mystery
Bob Hummer, Oscar Weigle

Hummer's Reversal Mystery

Variations

1956

Mathematics, Magic And Mystery

17



out of this universe \n some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really ootw effect \n harry lorayne \n a bit for "out of this universe" \n dick cavett \n außerhalb dieses universums \n harry lorayne \n i. general procedures \n ronald a. wohl (ravelli) \n best of all worlds \n michael powers \n out of this solar system \n michał kociołek
1962
closeup card magic
Harry Lorayne

Out of this Universe

Related toVariationsAlso published here

1962

Closeup Card Magic

80



medium \n partial roughsmooth, 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 \n jochen zmeck \n psi color \n edward marlo
1962
enzyklopädie der rauhglattkartentricks — teil ii
Jochen Zmeck

Medium

Related to

1962

Enzyklopädie der RauhGlattKartentricks — Teil II

18



color  sense \n 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 \n roy walton \n correction on p. 86
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Roy Walton

Color  Sense

Related to

Feb. 1967

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 4)

84



posinegative cards \n magnetic colors variation \n j. w. sarles \n p. 116 for comment by fred g. taylor, fulves and backdating to 1958 \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles \n "you did it" (t.s. ransom, ibidem #16, p. 11) \n follow me \n karl fulves
1967
the pallbearers review vol. 14
J. W. Sarles

PosiNegative Cards

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. 14
(Vol. 2 No. 7)

99



influential pairs \n two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated \n roy walton \n karl fulves \n influential pairs variation \n gene finnell \n influence \n roy walton \n influential pairs variation \n gene finnell \n influential pairs \n roy walton \n karl fulves
1968
the pallbearers review vol. 14
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves

Influential Pairs

Related toVariationsAlso published here

Apr. 1968

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 14
(Vol. 3 No. 6)

171



small world \n spectator mixes four reds and four blacks, chooses a color and hands you four cards, he separates all four of one color \n jerry k. hartman \n rouge et noir \n dr. jacob daley
1970
secret subtraction
Jerry K. Hartman

Small World

Inspired by

1970

Secret Subtraction

16



someone like you \n eightcard packet, spectator tries redblack 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 \n karl fulves \n from tom hubbard \n tom hubbard \n someone like you \n karl fulves
1971
the pallbearers review vol. 58
Karl Fulves

Someone Like You

Related to

Mar. 1971

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 58
(Vol. 6 No. 5)

407



coincidence in colour \n \n roy walton \n farbbegegnung \n roy walton \n whysolation \n peter duffie
1972
tale twisters
Roy Walton

Coincidence in Colour

VariationsAlso published here

1972

Tale Twisters

3



posinegative cards \n magnetic colors variation \n j. w. sarles \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles
1973
riffle shuffle setups
J. W. Sarles

PosiNegative Cards

Also published here

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

2



influential pairs \n two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated \n roy walton \n karl fulves \n influential pairs \n roy walton \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves

Influential Pairs

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

10



magnetic colors variation \n starting on bottom of page \n gene finnell
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Gene Finnell

Magnetic Colors Variation

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

65



influential pairs variation \n \n gene finnell \n influential pairs \n roy walton \n karl fulves
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Gene Finnell

Influential Pairs Variation

Related to

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

66



logical odd event \n two selections found and redblack separation \n marvin johnson \n the odd event \n karl fulves \n the odd event \n edward marlo \n logic \n francis j. baker
1973
riffle shuffle setups
Marvin Johnson

Logical Odd Event

Inspired by

1973

Riffle Shuffle SetUps

77



the problem of card 13 \n 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) \n paul curry
1974
paul curry presents
Paul Curry

The Problem Of Card 13

1974

Paul Curry Presents

1



criss cross \n 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 \n george sands \n "unbeatable" (george sands, sep. 1951, p. 14) \n to teach the company a trick which they learn without difficulty, then to allow them to succeed or to cause them to fail at your pleasure \n unknown \n color blind \n karl fulves \n criss cross \n george sands \n karl fulves
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
George Sands

Criss Cross

Related toVariationsAlso published here "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)

Oct. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 9 No. 12)

816



color blind \n nopalm 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 \n karl fulves \n criss cross \n george sands
1974
the pallbearers review vol. 910
Karl Fulves

Color Blind

Inspired by

Nov. 1974

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 910
(Vol. 10 No. 1)

822



never in a lifetime \n two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and black \n paul curry \n im ganzen leben nicht \n paul curry \n never in a lifetime \n paul curry
1975
never in a lifetime
Paul Curry

Never in a Lifetime

Also published here

1975

Never in a Lifetime

1



farbbegegnung \n \n roy walton \n coincidence in colour \n roy walton
1975
intermagic
Roy Walton

Farbbegegnung

Also published here

Feb. 1975

Intermagic
(Vol. 2 No. 3)

61



sealed future \n five red and five black cards are dealt by spectator into pairs, esp presentation, color separation \n stephen tucker
1978
close up sorcercy
Stephen Tucker

Sealed Future

1978

Close Up Sorcercy

12



magic 10 \n twentycard packet separated by color with a ten spot card \n roy walton
1979
the chronicles
Roy Walton

Magic 10

1979

The Chronicles
(Issue 21)

1274



day for night \n daley's rouge et noir with esp cards \n philip t. goldstein \n rouge et noir \n dr. jacob daley
1979
the compleat magick — volume iii
Philip T. Goldstein

Day for Night

Inspired by

1979

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 236)

1179



psi color \n deck is shuffled and spectator can guess if top card is red or black, he is always right \n edward marlo \n are you psychic \n edward marlo \n medium \n jochen zmeck \n a punch deal that isn't \n jack avis
1979
the compleat magick — volume iii
Edward Marlo

Psi Color

Related to

1979

The Compleat Magick — Volume III
(Issue 243)

1211



red less black \n spectator separates colors from back, number of errors are called, performer then names all cards \n karl fulves
1980
curioser
Karl Fulves

Red Less Black

1980

Curioser

51



marlo's "card thirteen in spades" \n spectator selects all spades, deck with all spades \n edward marlo \n racherbaumer (new pentagram, nov. 1979) \n the problem of card 13 \n paul curry
1981
kabbala — volume 2
Edward Marlo

Marlo's "Card Thirteen in Spades"

Inspired by Racherbaumer (New Pentagram, Nov. 1979)
Related to

1981

Kabbala — Volume 2
(Vol. 2 No. 11)

80



influential pairs \n no. 17, two decks dealt in several piles, red black separated, see pallbearer's review for references \n roy walton \n karl fulves \n influential pairs \n roy walton \n karl fulves
1984
more selfworking card tricks
Roy Walton, Karl Fulves

Influential Pairs

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

24



posinegative cards \n no. 41, magnetic colors variation \n j. w. sarles \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles
1984
more selfworking card tricks
J. W. Sarles

PosiNegative Cards

Also published here

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

53



criss cross \n 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 \n george sands \n karl fulves \n criss cross \n george sands
1984
more selfworking card tricks
George Sands, Karl Fulves

Criss Cross

Inspired by

1984

More SelfWorking Card Tricks

62



commanding the colors \n shuffled deck is cut into piles, named color on top of each \n dai vernon
1988
the vernon chronicles — volume 2
Dai Vernon

Commanding the Colors

1988

The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2

192



into orbit \n \n ron ferris \n apocalypse variations or additions \n aldo colombini
1989
apocalypse vol. 1115
Ron Ferris

Into Orbit

Variations

Dec. 1989

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 12 No. 12)

1726



a million to one \n spectator shuffles deck and cuts it into two equal piles  one is red one black \n jerry sadowitz
1989
cards on the table
Jerry Sadowitz

A Million to One

1989

Cards on the Table

11



crazy colors \n partial color separation shown after one riffle shuffle \n karl fulves
1989
easytodo card tricks for children
Karl Fulves

Crazy Colors

1989

EasytoDo Card Tricks for Children

32



escorial76 \n sorting in four suits, several methods \n juan tamariz
1989/91
sonata
Juan Tamariz

Escorial76

1989/91

Sonata

172



halfescorial \n half the cards dealt face up, half face down, face up cards change back color \n juan tamariz \n luis garcia \n gabriel moreno \n escorial76 \n juan tamariz
1989/91
sonata
Juan Tamariz, Luis Garcia, Gabriel Moreno

HalfEscorial

Related to

1989/91

Sonata

180



short version \n cards face down separated in four groups, suit of chosen card all in one pile \n juan tamariz
1989/91
sonata
Juan Tamariz

Short Version

1989/91

Sonata

185



stage version \n \n juan tamariz \n a. moliné \n escorial76 \n juan tamariz
1989/91
sonata
Juan Tamariz, A. Moliné

Stage Version

Related to

1989/91

Sonata

188



good thinking! \n spectator "knows" colors, suit, values by intuition \n mark sicher
1990
apocalypse vol. 1115
Mark Sicher

Good Thinking!

July 1990

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 13 No. 7)

1806



paradox \n \n aldo colombini
1990
apocalypse vol. 1115
Aldo Colombini

Paradox

Nov. 1990

Apocalypse Vol. 1115
(Vol. 13 No. 11)

1849



are you psychic \n color of top card guessed by spectator \n edward marlo \n psi color \n edward marlo \n the third color \n dai vernon
1990
that's it
Edward Marlo

Are You Psychic

Related to

1990

That's It

18



cinco rojas y cinco negras \n five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color \n arturo de ascanio \n "ama" n° 4, 1958. \n rouge et noir \n dr. jacob daley \n five red and five black \n arturo de ascanio
1992
la magia de ascanio — vol. 4
Arturo de Ascanio

Cinco Rojas y Cinco Negras

Inspired byAlso published here

1992

La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 4

71



apocalypse variations or additions \n \n aldo colombini \n into orbit \n ron ferris
1993
apocalypse vol. 1620
Aldo Colombini

Apocalypse Variations Or Additions

Inspired by

Nov. 1993

Apocalypse Vol. 1620
(Vol. 16 No. 11)

2289



pass at red \n spectator selects three red cards from black half \n roy walton \n new world order \n john scarne
1995
the little black book
Roy Walton

Pass At Red

Related to

1995

The Little Black Book

6



new world order \n two faceup jokers in deck, six cards that "don't belong" chosen from between the jokers, they are the only oddcolored ones, dated ca. 1930s, see also p. 42 \n john scarne \n pass at red \n roy walton \n other worlds \n john werner \n chase the red \n tomas blomberg \n jack parker
1995
underworld
John Scarne

New World Order

Related toVariations

1995

Underworld
(Issue 1)

6



choosing sides \n spectator removes half the cards from the spread and separates reds and blacks \n steve beam
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Steve Beam

Choosing Sides

1995

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 2

55



friends \n similar to "neither blind nor silly", with twenty cards, spectator has more decisions to randomize order \n aldo colombini \n blown away \n juan tamariz
1995
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 2
Aldo Colombini

Friends

Related to

1995

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 2

72



escorial 67 \n sorting in four suits \n pablo domenèch
1996
la magia de pablo domènech
Pablo Domenèch

Escorial 67

1996

La Magia de Pablo Domènech

47



odditorial \n two cards chosen from packet, dealt in two piles, selection only odd card in redblack separated pile, bad blind/stupid \n peter duffie \n in "the griffin" \n odditied \n peter duffie \n out of oil \n benjamin earl
1996
with cards
Peter Duffie

Odditorial

Related toAlso published here

1996

With Cards

8



mish mosh tellavision \n suits of cards are divined, with fingers, then separation by spectator \n marty kane \n "mish mosh" \n reinhard müller \n justin branch \n color vision \n steve beam
1997
the trapdoor — volume three
Marty Kane

Mish Mosh TellAVision

Inspired by

1997

The Trapdoor — Volume Three
(Issue 64)

1262



follow me \n no. 3, spectator follows dealing pattern of performer, backs marked for color \n karl fulves \n posinegative cards \n j. w. sarles \n "you did it" (t.s. ransom, ibidem #16, p. 11) \n database \n karl fulves
1997
command colors
Karl Fulves

Follow Me

Related to

1997

Command Colors

7



color by number \n 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 \n karl fulves
1997
command colors
Karl Fulves

Color By Number

1997

Command Colors

20



the lady thinks \n shuffled deck, psychic from other side of room tells how cards should be dealt to separate reds from blacks \n karl fulves \n cue cards \n karl fulves
1998
combo
Karl Fulves

The Lady Thinks

Related to

1998

Combo

27



the noir test \n five reds and five blacks, after separation blacks change into royal flush \n karl fulves \n even money proposition \n karl fulves
1998
the noir test
Karl Fulves

The Noir Test

Inspired by

1998

The Noir Test

2



casino royale \n royal flush kicker \n karl fulves \n the noir test \n karl fulves \n even money proposition \n karl fulves
1998
the noir test
Karl Fulves

Casino Royale

Inspired by

1998

The Noir Test

7



noir et rouge \n \n karl fulves \n even money proposition \n karl fulves
1998
the noir test
Karl Fulves

Noir et Rouge

Inspired by

1998

The Noir Test

10



other worlds \n \n john werner \n the audley walsh coincidence \n audley walsh \n new world order \n john scarne \n informant \n karl fulves
1998
underworld
John Werner

Other Worlds

Inspired byRelated to

1998

Underworld
(Issue 8)

110



whysolation \n packet of about twenty cards, spectator and performer each remove a card, they turn out to be the only black cards \n peter duffie \n coincidence in colour \n roy walton
1998
deck direct
Peter Duffie

Whysolation

Inspired by

1998

Deck Direct

16



odditied \n two cards chosen from packet, dealt in two piles, selection only odd card in redblack separated pile, with second deal \n peter duffie \n odditorial \n peter duffie \n seconds away! \n peter duffie
1998
covert concepts
Peter Duffie

Odditied

Related toVariations

1998

Covert Concepts

7



seconds away! \n wo cards chosen from packet, dealt in two piles, selection only odd card in redblack separated pile, without second deal \n peter duffie \n odditied \n peter duffie
1998
covert concepts
Peter Duffie

Seconds Away!

Inspired by

1998

Covert Concepts

8



colour magnet \n sixcard packet, spectator finds five black cards, a red queen remains \n peter duffie
2000
new inspirations
Peter Duffie

Colour Magnet

2000

New Inspirations

10



im ganzen leben nicht \n two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and black \n paul curry \n never in a lifetime \n paul curry
2000
intermagic
Paul Curry

Im Ganzen Leben Nicht

Also published here

2000

Intermagic
(Vol. 24 No. 1)

19



außerhalb dieses universums \n some red and black sorting comes out despite real shuffles, not really ootw effect \n harry lorayne \n out of this universe \n harry lorayne
2000
intermagic
Harry Lorayne

Außerhalb dieses Universums

Also published here

2000

Intermagic
(Vol. 24 No. 1)

23



the problem of card 13 \n 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) \n paul curry \n el problema de las 13 cartas \n iñaki zabaletta \n manuel llaser
2001
paul curry's worlds beyond
Paul Curry

The Problem of Card 13

Variations

2001

Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond

237



around the world \n spectator separates deck into red and black by cutting face up and face down packets, with the rolly polly controlly \n steve beam \n scott robinson
2004
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 5
Steve Beam, Scott Robinson

Around the World

2004

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 5

23



chao theory \n redblack separation with letter cards, using tapgac \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Chao Theory

2004

Diamonds from Coal

122



the royal clans \n redblack separation with procedure and picture cards, using tapgac \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

The Royal Clans

2004

Diamonds from Coal

123



princes and peasants \n redblack separation with procedure, using tapgac \n peter duffie \n robin robertson
2004
diamonds from coal
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson

Princes and Peasants

2004

Diamonds from Coal

126



a few good cards \n "unexplained"
five red cards in black half, spectator finds them from the back, posed as a problem, with effect variations \n karl fulves \n hunt for red \n jerry k. hartman \n on tinterhooks \n jerry k. hartman
2006
prolix
Karl Fulves

A Few Good Cards

Variations

2006

Prolix
(Issue 1)

60



hunt for red \n five red cards in black half, spectator finds them from the back, solution \n jerry k. hartman \n a few good cards \n karl fulves
2006
prolix
Jerry K. Hartman

Hunt For Red

Inspired by

2006

Prolix
(Issue 2)

98



on tinterhooks \n five red cards put in black halves, spectator choses five cards from facedown spread, they are black but the halves changed places \n jerry k. hartman \n a few good cards \n karl fulves
2007
prolix
Jerry K. Hartman

On Tinterhooks

Inspired by

2007

Prolix
(Issue 3)

199



two compatibility tests \n first part is karl fulves' "profiling", gilbreath \n nick trost \n karl fulves \n profiling \n karl fulves
2008
subtle card creations — volume 1
Nick Trost, Karl Fulves

Two Compatibility Tests

Inspired by

2008

Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1

18



five red and five black \n five red cards and five black cards are shuffled, spectator separates the cards by color \n arturo de ascanio \n rouge et noir \n dr. jacob daley \n in "ama" n° 4, 1958. \n cinco rojas y cinco negras \n arturo de ascanio
2008
the magic of ascanio — more studies of card magic
Arturo de Ascanio

Five Red and Five Black

Inspired byAlso published here

2008

The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic

316



strange hummer \n redblack separation by spectator beneath table with tencard packet, suggests cato as false trail \n ken krenzel
2009
relaxed impossibilities
Ken Krenzel

Strange Hummer

2009

Relaxed Impossibilities

211



teknicolor  codes for color \n rrbb... stack riffle shuffled, then an effect like magnetic colors done \n karl fulves \n back story \n karl fulves
2010
prolix
Karl Fulves

Teknicolor  Codes For Color

Related to

2010

Prolix
(Issue 8)

500



out of this spread \n cards that spectator select will always be of opposite color from magician's selections \n frank fogg
2017
a new angle
Frank Fogg

Out Of This Spread

2017

A New Angle

55



out of this solar system \n spectator shuffles the deck, deals it into two piles, shuffles again, the deck is separated into red and black cards \n michał kociołek \n out of this universe \n harry lorayne
2017
michał kociołek live!
Michał Kociołek

Out of This Solar System

Inspired by

2017

Michał Kociołek Live!

6



friends \n five red and black cards are mixed and selected with spectator both end up with one color \n kiyoshi sato
2018
semiautomatic card tricks — volume 11
Kiyoshi Sato

Friends

2018

SemiAutomatic Card Tricks — Volume 11

157



el problema de las 13 cartas \n spectator selects twelve cards from the the deck, which are all the same suit as a chosen ace, cards then change to other suit, with cambio al voltear \n iñaki zabaletta \n manuel llaser \n the problem of card 13 \n paul curry
2019
¿quién es iñaki zabaletta?
Iñaki Zabaletta, Manuel Llaser

El Problema de las 13 Cartas

Inspired by

2019

¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta?

103



redscarlet \n spectator has four red and four black cards, with some spelling and counting he eventually arrives at alternating cards, can be done over phone \n jim steinmeyer
2020
virtual impuzzibilities
Jim Steinmeyer

RedScarlet

2020

Virtual Impuzzibilities

21


