33 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / Oil & Water / Whole Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
Harry Lorayne Faro Blockbuster 3&3, as climax the cards are reversed in deck, some faro shuffles, then deck is separated in red and blacks
1967 Deck-Sterity 92
Ben Christopher Status Quo reds and blacks separated, they stay separated despite shuffling, then done with small packet (4 & 4)
Related to Mar. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 248
Don Reavis A Red & Black Separation
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 139
Edward Marlo "For Faro Shuffler Only" deck is separated in reds and blacks, a faro is shuffled, colors still separated
1973 Marlo's Objectives 23
Edward Marlo Return to Colors red black separated deck is mixed a bit and still separated
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 142
John F. Mendoza Face Up Red-Black Shuffle red and black cards are riffle shuffled multiple times, yet they stay separated
1980 John: Verse Two 19
Paul Harris Mixed-Up Perfectionist reds and blacks mix themselves
Related toAlso published here 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 64
Edward Marlo Full Deck Oil and Water red black separated deck is faro shuffled and separation preserved
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 61
Jonathan Townsend Full-Deck Oil and Water actually Triumph
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 45
Steve Beam Shakedown first face up and face down shuffled deck and then red and black cards visually separate, faro condition, cards drop
Related to 1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 9) 141
Juan Tamariz With the Whole Deck
1988 The Magic Way 177
Edward Marlo Full Deck Oil and Water full deck separates and mixes again
1990 That's It 17
John Carney Oil on Troubled Waters 3&3, deck separation climax
1991 Carneycopia 234
John Bannon Shake Well Before Using red black separated cards instantly mix
Related to 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 26
Edward Marlo Letter to Simmons - Case of the Shuffles red and black cards shuffle themselves, full deck
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 14
Unknown Red and Black Flourish cards openly separated, are shuffled, still shown separated, also as two card location
1994 More Greater Magic 1125
Dominique Duvivier New-Wave All Backs Red and blue double-backed cards shuffled together and magically separate. One of the double backers is split into two Jokers, then the faces on the rest of the deck appear
1996 Magie Duvivier 175
Ellis Stanyon A New Protean or Chameleon Pack No. 57, deck shown mixed, then cut in half, one half shown all red and other all black
Related to 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 189
Lee Asher Red Black Separation using Pulp Friction
2000 Pulp Friction 10
Bob Kohler The Deck That Can't Be Shuffled deck separates into reds and blacks repeatedly despite shuffling, using Daryl's Triumph Display
2001 Kardz 1
Lee Asher The Continental Divide deck is shown mixed, instantly separates in reds and blacks
Related to 2002 Penumbra (Issue 3) 2
Jerry K. Hartman Further On "The Continental Divide" additional thoughts
Inspired by 2002 Penumbra (Issue 4) 17
Jerry K. Hartman Color Scheming deck is shown mixed, instantly separates in reds and blacks
Inspired by 2003 Penumbra (Issue 5) 15
Justin Higham Side-Faro Full-Deck Oil & Water deck shuffled three times, always ends up separated into red and black cards
2005 Tricks with the Side-Faro False Shuffle 2
Justin Higham Full-Deck Oil & Water Plus Si Stebbins
2005 Tricks with the Side-Faro False Shuffle 2
Woody Aragón Cheeky Oil And Water sucker oil and water: small packet doesn't separate but whole deck does
2011 A Book in English 55
Jason Ladanye The Set-Up red-black separated cards shuffled, separate again, teaching-presentation
2013 Confident Deceptions 83
Harapan Ong, William Eston Full Deck Oil & Water 4&4, deck finale
Inspired by
  • "Easy Oil" (William Eston, Magic, Oct. 2003, p. 84)
2014 Close Culls 30
Michael Lam 水和油《最终章》(Water & Oil Finale) Deck separates into two colors as finale for Oil and Water (red cards oil, black cards water), so red cards are on top of black cards. When the black cards are placed on top, the colors visually transpose, leaving the red cards on top
2014 实战魔术 Real Magic 24
Ryan Plunkett Shuffleupagus deck shuffled by two spectators, then shown to be almost separated into red and blacks, now in new deck order
Inspired by
  • "The One Handed Faro Miracle" (Roger Smith, Necromancer, Vol. 1, No. 6, 1971)
2017 A New Angle 40
Alexander Hansford Oil and Water deck shown mixed, spectator gives it one riffle shuffle, deck shown separated into red and black
2019 The Neat Review (Issue 1 - London 2019) 82
Giancarlo Scalia The Rift whole deck ruse
2020 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 12 224