71 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Spelling / Four-of-a-Kind
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Al Leech Ace Location
Variations 1952 Manipulating with Leech 25
Edward Marlo Ace Spell aces placed on top, after one riffle shuffle and one faro they can all be spelled out
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 11
Harry Lorayne Aces Only - With Kings Aces are spelled to, then Kings are found as well, faro
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Linking Ring, May 1964
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 32
Gene Finnell Aces Respelled four Aces are spelled
Related toVariations 1967 Free Cut Principle 22
Harry Lorayne The Indicator procedure to set up a four of a kind for spelling from a shuffled deck
Variations 1967 Deck-Sterity 62
Harry Lorayne Favorite Aces and Kings aces are spelled to, then kings are found as well, faro
Related to 1967 Deck-Sterity 122
Sam Randlett Finnell's Spell as a set-up for Gene Finnell's "Spelling the Aces"
Related to 1968 Epilogue (Issue 2) 16
Al Leech Spelling Effect to find aces
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 138
Fred Lessor Nice Recovery four Aces vanish in sandwiches, reappear in deck via spelling
Variations 1970 Epilogue (Issue 9) 67
Roger Smith The FFF Faro Ace Speller Aces lost, then spelled to and lost one by one, last Ace spelled with four packets and other Aces show up again
1970 The FFF Control System 11
Paul Swinford Spelling the Aces faro
1971 More Faro Fantasy 10
Harry Lorayne Stranger Card Faro Location aces are spelled to, then four of a kind to free selection is found as well, faro
Related to 1971 Reputation-Makers 26
Francis Haxton Nice Recovery - 2 four aces vanish in sandwiches, reappear in deck via spelling, stand-up handling
Inspired by 1972 Epilogue (Issue 16) 149
Marvin Johnson Shift Spell spelling to the Aces
1972 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 79
Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell spelling to any ace called for
Related to 1973 Rim Shots 122
Harry Lorayne Spell-Mell aces lost, four packets formed, one ace spelled from each, faro
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 5) 33
Gene Finnell "Do As I Do" Spelling the Aces Aces spelled to after losing them with some face-up/face-down cutting
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 35
Harry Lorayne Spell-Mell aces lost, four packets formed, one ace spelled from each, faro
1973 Rim Shots 124
Gene Finnell Spelling the Aces #1,001
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 67
Gene Finnell Spelling the Aces Number (?) faro
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 68
Harry Lorayne Easy Indicator procedure to set up a four of a kind for spelling from a shuffled deck, simplified method
Inspired by 1975 Afterthoughts 59
Darwin Ortiz, Frank Thompson Any Ace Spell Variation climax
Inspired by 1975 Afterthoughts 74
Edward Marlo I came here to Spell the Aces a lot of shuffling, additional cards are spelled to in between
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 39
Edward Marlo Marlo Side-Jog Placement Cull for placing four of a kind for spelling
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 32
Edward Marlo A Routine of Spells spelling Aces and other cards from a shuffled deck
1977 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 52
Al Smith Where Have All the Aces Gone?
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 8) 724
Jimmy Ray Bermuda Aces Aces vanish and appear when their names are spelled, Aces are lost again and found with different methods
1980 A Ray of Magic 21
Gene Castillon Spellbinder kings spelled out, then aces found, kings change back color, rest of deck all jokers
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 73
Edward Marlo Vanish - Spell - Surprise aces to kings, ace spelling, assembly combo
Inspired by
  • "Discrepant Ace Routine" (Ed Marlo, Al Sharpe's Ollapodrida, July/August 1984)
Variations
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 320
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Super Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climax
Related to 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 23
Richard Vollmer Double Spell spelling to the Aces
Sep. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 9) 1684
Edward Marlo Breaking the Rule spelling to the four Aces, last one turns over
Variations 1989 So Soon? 44
Steve Pressley Spellfinder
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 39) 708
Edward Marlo Breaking the Rule spelling to the four Aces, last one turns over, with notes by Ken Simmons
Related to 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 15
Peter Duffie Everything under Control color separation climax
Inspired by 1993 Profile (Issue 17) 6
Alex Elmsley Collinspell collins aces with spelling finale, setting cards with a faro, featuring interesting vanishes
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 357
Peter Duffie The Equaliser card chosen, its suit used to spell to all the Aces
1996 Untold 11
Jack Avis Over Under Spell Jacks on table, three cards placed on three of them, all collected, Jacks spelled out, one vanishes and is removed from pocket
Inspired by
  • "A Knavish Trick" (W. G. Graigen, 1948)
1998 The Fine Print (Issue 8) 211
Steven Hamilton S.T.A.F.F. deck shuffled by spectator, Aces immediately spelled out
Inspired by
  • "Immediate Ace Spell" (George McBride, The Crimp No. 15)
Also published here
1998 Five Times Five — Scotland 61
Peter Duffie Spell-Finder Aces spelled to after spectator cuts them into deck
Inspired by
  • "Immediate Ace Spell" (George McBride, The Crimp)
2000 New Inspirations 19
Steve Beam The Macho Magician Versus Wussy Gambler matching value and suit are spelled of selection, then four Aces are found as a kicker by spelling
2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 46
Simon Aronson Queenspell Spell the red Queens' names to find two selections
Variations 2001 Try the Impossible 12
Harry Lorayne Greatest Card Handler Of All Aces lost in sixteen-card packet, then spelled out, two selections found as well
Related to 2001 Personal Collection 133
Simon Aronson Aces Awry (Producing the Aces) Tries to spell suit of selection, but wrong 3 times - finally gets the value (Ace), and produces all four Aces
Variations 2001 Try the Impossible 198
Harry Lorayne Easier Aces Aces lost in sixteen-card packet, then spelled out
2001 Personal Collection 141
Simon Aronson Fit Four a King (Producing the Kings) Spells to all four Kings while trying to spell to selection, uses up whole deck
2001 Try the Impossible 231
Harry Lorayne Kingly Loc-Ace-Tion Aces are lost and spelled to, then Kings are found as well, faro
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 433
Simon Aronson Mirror Kings Alternative spelling procedure for Fit Four a King with reverse Aronson order
2001 Try the Impossible 234
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson BJ Immediate Ace Spell
Inspired by
  • "Immediate Ace Spell" (George McBride, The Crimp No. 15)
2004 Diamonds from Coal 22
Cushing Strout The Queens Cast a Spell Locate card by spelling, then produce a named Queen after losing all four into the deck, fortune telling presentation
Inspired by
  • "Aces for Connoisseurs Again" (H. Nicholls Harley, New Pentagram, Mar 1981)
2005 On the Other Side of the Mirror 17
John C. Wagner Final Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climax, reworked handling
  • Extra Thoughts & Substitutions
  • No Cop/No Switch Method by Syd Segal
Inspired by 2005 Full Metal Jacket 7
Robin Robertson That Darn Four of Clubs! Ace spelling effect with kicker
Variations 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 179
Harry Lorayne A-M-A-Z-I-N-G Aces lost, "amazing" is spelled and Aces found there
Variations 2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 212
Andi Gladwin Spellace Red Aces spelled to and placed aside. Black Aces spelled to, but find red Aces (transposition).
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 68
Harry Lorayne Spel-Loc-Ace-Tion
2011 Special Effects 85
Steven Hamilton S-T-A-F-F deck shuffled by spectator, Aces immediately spelled out
Also published here 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 136
Harry Lorayne Greatest Card Handler Aces lost in sixteen-card packet, then spelled out, two selections found as well
Inspired byRelated to 2015 JawDroppers! 216
Harry Lorayne A-M-A-Z-I-N-G, Plus Aces lost, "amazing" is spelled and Aces found there, Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 28
Harry Lorayne A-C-E and Kings ces are spelled to, then Kings are found as well, yet another non-faro handling
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 37
Harry Lorayne That Darn Four Of Clubs Royal Flush spelling effect with kicker
Inspired by 2017 JawDroppers! Two 124
Ondřej Pšenička Dealing Any Four-of-a-Kind Shuffled deck, spell and count to names / favorite numbers, find named four of a kind, uses Butterfly cards
Related to 2017 The Secret of the Butterflies 56
Ondřej Pšenička Combination of the Two Above Combining Impossible Divination and Dealing Any Four-of-a-Kind, uses Butterfly Cards
Related to 2017 The Secret of the Butterflies 59
Ondřej Pšenička The Evidence Story Effect Two cards selected. Spelling the color, suit and value of one card locates the other three of a kind for the other selection
2017 The Secret of the Butterflies 64
Steve Beam Alpha Mail spectator cuts and spells cut card, arrives at the four queens
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 94
Steve Beam Spell Weaver spelling to the four Aces
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 98
Steve Beam Successive Spell Weaver spelling to the four Aces
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 99
Steve Beam Jack Hammer spelling to the four Aces, Aces chosen by spectators
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 100
Steve Beam Spellifiknow mentally chosen card is spelled to produce four Aces, with variation where selected card is produced
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 89
Steve Beam Spellifiknow Too mentally chosen card is spelled and Royal Flush is produced
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 91
Steve Beam Trispellifiknow
2018 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 11 94
Harapan Ong Old School, New School Spelling to divine the first card's suit and value, then find all the mates to the second selection
2019 A Stack to Forget 72