97 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration / Magician cuts to the Aces / Hands
  
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John Scarne Ace-Cutting four packets cut to and dropped, top Ace turns over, daubed edge
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 72
Unknown The Migratory Aces with travelers finale
1940 Expert Card Technique 252
Edward Marlo, Hank Nowoc Four Aces Again Aces lost in deck, four packets cut to and dropped, top Ace turns over
Inspired by 1940 Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 17
Unknown The Four Aces Are Tops
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
Eddie Joseph "I Get The Aces" Aces shuffled into deck by spectators, red or black Aces produced as chosen
1941 How Gamblers Win 4
Edward Marlo Sensitive Fingers Aces are located apparently by sense of touch, using a short card with broken corner
1941 Early Marlo (Issue Amazing, Isn't It?) 44
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
Warren Wiersbe New Ace Control
1944 Action with Cards 6
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
VariationsAlso published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 78) 318
Edward Marlo Impossible to Follow crimp
Related to 1947 Marlo In Spades 27
Edward Marlo Under the Table crimp
1947 Marlo In Spades 28
Edward Marlo General Ace Opener using crimp and Charlier Cut
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 136
Al Leech Super Ace Control finding the Aces by their sound, while riffling through the deck, riffle count
1949 For Card Men Only 22
Edward Marlo Cutting the Aces Routine Charlier Cuts, last Ace from pocket
1951 Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 4
Bill Simon The Gambler Controls the Aces cutting the Aces (jogged Aces), then all Aces turnover in the deck at once
Variations 1952 Effective Card Magic 54
Edward Marlo One Hand Control Aces are lost with charlier cuts and found using one hand only, two crimps
Also published here 1953 The Cardician 6
Edward Marlo Effect Seven magician cuts to Aces, three cards on each, Aces vanish, reappear in deck, three double facers
1953 Unlimited 24
Al Leech No Crimp Ace Cutting with the charlier cut
1959 Cardmanship 24
Everett Lyda Cutting to the Aces
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 59
Edward Marlo The Cut Estimate cutting off the same number of card, tabled or in-the-hands, Ace cutting application
Variations 1962 Estimation 19
Al Leech Cut the Aces face-up double cuts
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 46
Frank Garcia, John Scarne TV Aces production where thumb digs in and pulls out aces, bridge
1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 59
Jim Surprise Magician Cuts the Aces
1972 Card Cavalcade 93
Harry Lorayne HaLo Aces using HaLo Cut
VariationsAlso published here 1973 Rim Shots 131
Harry Lorayne HaLo Again four Ace production
Variations 1973 Rim Shots 138
Lin Searles Countdown Aces performer cuts to Ace, Two, Three and Four on top, counting down to the Aces according to values, inspired by Ed Marlo routine
Variations Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 668
Derek Dingle Riddle's Aces Ace cutting, to Kings transformation, Aces in pocket
Also published here 1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 188
Edward Marlo The Quick Cull Miracle three methods
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 245
Horace E. Bennett Am I Blue cutting to four Aces, different colored back kicker
Inspired by 1975 Bennett's Best 83
Joseph K. Schmidt Actually Cutting the Aces nailgauge
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 82
Bruce Cervon Puzzling Aces
Inspired by 1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 28
Philip T. Goldstein Charlier Cut Production
1976 Classic Tackler 5
Martin A. Nash The Electric Aces see p. 449 for additional crediting
1977 Any Second Now 242
Martin A. Nash Telstar Aces charlier type
1977 Any Second Now 249
Jerry K. Hartman Easy Reader Magician cuts to four Aces one by one, then show that Aces have odd colored backs
Inspired by
  • "My Friend The Gambler" (Father Cyprian, Lecture Notes #2)
1978 Loose Ends 34
Erhard Liebenow Your Favorite Value, Please! spectator names a value, performer cuts to the Aces, then the Aces transform into his selected value
1978 Liebenow On Cards 10
Ken Krenzel Look Ma, Just One Hand! Aces lost and cut to one-handed
1979 CardMagic 67
Richard Kaufman HaLo Changes Color Again Ace cutting with color changing deck kicker
1979 CardMagic 78
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting Effect bottom slip cut application
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 241
Kevin Davie Highly-Skilled Aces cutting the Aces, everytime the same wrong card is cut to and changes into an Ace
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4) 828
Richard Kaufman Triple Slice Popup Aces in-the-hands Ace cutting
Variations 1981 Cardworks 28
Derek Dingle Riddle's Aces Ace cutting, to Kings transformation, Aces in pocket
Related toAlso published here 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 65
Aurelio Paviato Cutting the "Coins" Aces cut to and tabled, coin appears under each Ace
Related to 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 105
Stephen Tucker Under Control Aces are cut to, two selections are found instead of the othe Aces, transposition
1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1175
Harrison Carroll Face Up Cutting the Aces
1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 1
Allan Slaight Sweet, Lorayne! mixture between Lorayne and Christ's routines, with full patter
Inspired by 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 78
Bob Farmer Gambo Magique
Inspired byRelated to 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 82
Pascal Monmoine Ace Cutting magician cuts to the Kings, then they transform into the Aces
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1236
Paul Rosini Four Ace four Aces lost and found
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 2
Frederick Braue Slidearound Aces
Related to 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 24
Gary Ouellet ProAces using the ProControl card
1986 ProControl 41
Karrell Fox "Simply-Difficult" Aces Aces shuffled back and found by performer
1986 For My Next Trick... 63
Roberto Giobbi Ouvertüre für vier Damen four Queens cut to one by one
Inspired by
  • "The Flash Ace Opener" (Frank Thompson, The Cold Deck, 1976)
1987 Fantasia in As-Dur 10
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with transpo follow up
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
John Quine Slider Aces concept, faro a packet into the deck and push it through, being in control of cards, for a Cutting the Aces routine
Inspired by 1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Tom Craven End Over Aces four Ace cutting, in the hands
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 1
Tom Craven End Over Extra End Over Aces, with location of selection as the climax
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 4
Alex Elmsley Apprentice Aces two cards found by performer, two by spectator
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 236
Karl Fulves Ace Apparent one-handed cutting to Aces, they're levered over one by one and left outjogged in different positions
1991 28 Card Tricks 37
Eddie Fechter You Would Lose performer cuts to four Aces, slip cuts
1993 Fechter 49
Roger Crosthwaite Free Count Aces Aces cut into deck, found again
  • Variation One: Faro Shuffle
  • Variation Two: Overhand-Faro Combination
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 109
Justin Higham Phantom Aces position of Aces announced after spectators shuffle the deck, one-by-one production, last one stabbed with another card by spectator
Inspired by 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 166
Unknown As You Like It magician cuts to named four-of-a-kind
1995 Card College — Volume 1 192
Darwin Ortiz Blind Aces performer blindfolded by spectator's hands from behind (human blindfold)
Inspired by
  • "Uppercutting the Aces" (Hartman)
1995 Cardshark 95
Peter Duffie Marraid four Kings cut to, then suits spelled to find Queens
1996 With Cards 1
Doug Edwards Estimation Proof Cut to number of cards chosen by spectator multiple times, also able to cut to Ace
1997 Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 163
Bruce Cervon A Tinge of Color
Related toVariations 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 146
Gerald Kosky Face-Up Ace Cutting
Inspired by 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 152
Bruce Cervon Impact Aces or Simple Face-Up Ace Cutting
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 160
Bruce Cervon King Kut face up Cutting to Four of a Kind with Transformation Kicker
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 155
Bruce Cervon A Tinge of Color II
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 158
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers
Inspired by 1999 Abgezockt! 17
Harry Lorayne Royal HaLo four Ace cutting, count-down with indicator with final Ace, Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 57
Eric Mead 3 Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Also published here 2003 Collexion 21
Eric Mead Three-Piece Combo Aces cut to, lost and found again, color separation kicker with Aces in wrong halves
Related toAlso published here 2006 Tangled Web 65
Jack Avis The "Professional" Cuts the Aces
2006 Rara Avis 112
Bruce Cervon Cutting the Aces shuffle Aces into pack and cut to them
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 30
Bruce Cervon King Kut
Related to 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 13
Bruce Cervon A Tinge of Color cut Aces face-up
Related to 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 14
Edward Marlo One-Hand Bottom Slip Cut from left hand to table
  • Extremely Delicate Ace-Cutting
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 54
Harry Lorayne The Card Sharp & The Four Gamblers one-handed Ace cutting, with four Kings kicker and story, simplified
Inspired by 2015 JawDroppers! 172
Pit Hartling The Illusionist performer cuts to named four-of-a-kind one by one, these cards then turn out to be four cards put in pocket in beginning
2016 In Order to Amaze 160
Pit Hartling Quick Change performer finds straight flush to fit selection, then changes the card to make a Royal Flush to fit second selection, for Tamariz or Aronson stack
2016 In Order to Amaze 200
Sungwon Kim Swing Cut Aces four Aces appear face up, while cutting the deck in the hands
Also published here 2016 Imagery 7
Benjamin Earl Clean Cutter in-the-hands Ace cutting
Variations 2017 Less is More 80
Benjamin Earl Clean Cutter 2 in-the-hands Ace production
Inspired by 2017 Less is More 87
Sungwon Kim Swing Cut Aces four Aces appear face up, while cutting the deck in the hands
Also published here 2018 Seven Thoughts 8
Harry Lorayne HaLo Aces
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 41
Steve Forte strip-dump dropping cards at break during running cut, also for off-the table Ace cutting (see p. 773)
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 771
Steve Forte Overhand Shuffle Scarne cutting the Aces and knowing the number of cut-off cards each time
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 836
Steve Forte Four Aces - Direct one by one with three false cut, in the hands or tabled
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 787
Steve Forte Off-the-table Base-cut hand to table, left thumb grips over deck
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 788
Steve Forte The Optical Cut featuring clean spin cut at a break
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 789
Steve Forte Running Aces four cards jogged during in-the-hands running cuts, they are the Aces
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 801
Steve Forte Charlier Cuts deck cut on table, then packets are picked up and given one-handed Charlier cuts to reveal Aces
  • charlier cuts #2
  • charlier cuts #3
  • charlier cuts #4
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 817
Steve Forte Jagged Aces unsquared deck cut into four piles flourishy to reveal Aces
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 827
Steve Forte Location Unknown cutting the Aces after legitimate spectator riffle shuffle, in context of imaginary game "Aces in the Middle"
2020 Gambling Sleight Of Hand — Volume 2 831