1,984 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Turnover & Reverse
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Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das wunderbare Umdrehen einer Karte mitten im Spiele selection turns over in deck, duplicate
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 74
Unknown The Turning Card card rising out of deck visibly turns over
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 262
Unknown A Comedy of Errors rising cards with cards turning over and transforming during rise, acrobatic gimmicks that can be palmed off
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 211
Francis King Die gehorsamen Karten three selections reverse in the deck, deck secretly reversed under cover card
Aug. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 8) 117
C. O. Williams The Turned Card selection turns over in deck, deck reversed under cover card
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 40
Unknown The Reversed Card
1909 The Art of Magic 46
Charles T. Jordan The Half-Pack Reverse No. 17
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 52
Charles T. Jordan The Single-Card Reverse No. 16
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 50
Charles T. Jordan The Alternate Reverse No. 18, every other card is openly reversed, they all right themselves again
1919/1920 Thirty Card Mysteries 54
Charles T. Jordan The Brain Twister No. 7, deck has hole at one end with thread, selection reverses itself despite thread
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 15
Louis Haley The Straight-Jacket Reversed Card No. 3, selection pushed into rubber banded deck turns over
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 8
Charles T. Jordan A Unique Reverse No. 4, thought-of picture card reverses itself in the deck, using cards glued back-to-back at one end with one cut short
1920 Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 10
Tom Sellers A New Reversed Card Effect cards reverse themselves, number of reversed cards coincides with value of selection
1927 Tricks That Work 12
Victor Farelli The Reversal card chosen with knife stab, another card pocketed, for both cards, two cards are found that denote value and suit, one of the pairs reversed
1931 Controlled Coincidence 7
Eric F. Impey Turno selection cleanly turns over in deck
1931 Try This One 2
Ralph W. Hull (3) In Spectator's Own Hands
1932 "Eye-Openers" 11
Ralph W. Hull (6) Topsy-Turvy Climax slop shuffle triumph with preliminary phase in which cards are really shuffled face-up/face-down
1932 "Eye-Openers" 12
Ralph W. Hull (2) Chosen Card "Turn-Over" chosen card reverses after an example-card turns over
1932 "Eye-Openers" 11
Ralph W. Hull (5) Multi-Card "Turn Over" three selections turn over, pushed into secretly reversed deck with cover card
1932 "Eye-Openers" 12
Unknown The Homing Belles four of a kind matching selection turns over, removed, transpose with 4 other reversed cards in deck, four duplicate queens
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 26
Unknown A Novel Reverse Discovery selection appears reversed where spectator cut
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 24
Theodore Annemann The Borrowed Deck Tragedy selection turns over in deck, then it's put in an envelope and envelope destroyed, card reappears face up in deck, borrowed deck, duplicate
1934 SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 3
Unknown The Cops Get Their Man black Kings reverse, they are encircled with rubber band, selection appears between banded Kings
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 62
Louis Lam "Reverso"
1935 Would You Believe It? 10
Louis Lam Would you Believe it? freely selected and replaced card is instantly named, then reverses itself
1935 Would You Believe It? 8
Unknown The New Spell spectator spells behind back, card appears reversed
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 100
Louis Lam "Alice in Wonderland" card turns over multiple times, then is spelled out
1935 Would You Believe It? 15
Unknown A Reversal of Form wrong card turns over and back, then selection
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 103
Unknown New Half Pack Reverse
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 158
Unknown The Spectator Becomes a Magician performer's selection reverses
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 153
Lin Searles An Amusing Reversal ambitious card, then chosen card turns over, double backer
Related to 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 134
Val Evans Multeffect Cards long-short paired deck used for a routine of eighteen different effects
Related toVariations 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 177
U. F. Grant The Midnight Marvel four of a kind reversed itself in dark room, duplicates
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 295
Unknown Buried Alive jacks put reversed in deck turn over beneath handkerchief
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 360
Wimborough Upside Down mentally selected card of four turns over in deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 167
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Cards dealing apparently face up/face down
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 355
Tom Bowyer The Restless Dozen twelve cards counted in strange way, then every second card is turned over, then half the cards together
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 180
U. F. Grant Giant Acrobatic Cards some jumbo cards are dealt face up face down alternating, they turn over again while a second packet is now mixed alternately, double backers
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Stage Magic" (Burling Hull, 1932)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 127
Unknown Reversible Cards card alternated face up and down, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 275
Oscar Weigle, John Goodrum The Perfect Card Routine card is forced and vanishes from deck via double facer, duplicate can appear anywhere, employed in three phase routine in which a card turns over, another changes into a selection and the third selection travels into pocket
1937 You'd be Surprised 37
Unknown Peculiarities of the Pasteboards three selections, one spelt to, one appears on top, one reversed
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 48
Jean Hugard The New Spell card is spelt out and appears reversed at correct position
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 49
Unknown The Queen Turns Over double backer and sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Unknown Turno sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 108
Unknown Reversed Color Surprise card reverses and changes back color, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 110
Unknown Alice in Wonderland card turns over and is spelled to, double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 117
Frank Lane Double Backed Card Routine back of selection changes, ambitious card phase, count-down phase, card reverses, double index gaff and double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 118
Unknown Turnover double backer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 122
Unknown Repeating Card Turnover twenty-six double backers
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
William Larsen A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s)
Variations 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
Unknown Reversi three selections turn over, 51 double backers
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 124
U. F. Grant The Spotter Cards card reverses itself and indicates position of selection, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 131
William Larsen Double Reverse double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 134
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
Theodore Annemann The Improved Burned Card selection turns over, is burned and reappears in deck, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 136
Walter B. Gibson Simplified Reverse
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 167
U. F. Grant U Bite oops control
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 168
Louis Haley The Haley Reversed Card from Genii 10/1936
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 169
Unknown Coincidence two cards turned over, in second deck same two cards are found turned over
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Unknown Reversed Card svengali deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 249
Charles T. Jordan Just the Reverse card reverses in case, stripper deck
Related toAlso published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 268
Unknown Three Card Reverse stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 276
Unknown A Reversed Location short card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 314
Judson S. Brown A Super-Reverse Problem any card called for reverses itself, invisible deck with waxed pairs
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 335
Unknown Obedient Cards
1938 Greater Magic 242
Unknown Reversing Whole Pack - 1st Method
1938 Greater Magic 215
Unknown A Fan Reverse
1938 Greater Magic 217
Unknown The Self Reversing Cards ten cards are dealt face-up/face-down, five double backers
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 480
Unknown 2nd Method
1938 Greater Magic 216
Unknown Two Card Reverse
1938 Greater Magic 267
Martin Gardner Power! selection turns over, then transposes with duplicate from odd-backed deck
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 41) 280
Clayton Rawson The Card from Hell selection turns over and becomes different back color
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 311
Oscar Weigle Remote Reverso two decks, performer and spectator count down and stop and remember card, spectator's card reverses in performer's deck and vice versa
1939 Do That Again! 31
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Martin Gardner Face to Face Fantasy halves placed face-to-face right itself except selection, repeat with second selection
1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 7
Les Vincent The Triple Reverse two duplicates
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 108) 643
Martin Gardner Eye-Pop Routine two selections reverse in the center, then travel back to top, pseudo duplicates
1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 18
Martin Gardner Double Climax Speller performer spells to wrong card which is there, then spectator to right card which is reversed
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 10
Paul Curry Card Reverse
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 51
Louis Zingone Reverse Supreme mental reverse, bluff spacing in fan
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 344
Unknown Cagliostro Cuts the Cards spectator cuts to his face up card
1940 Expert Card Technique 341
Theodore Annemann The Whistle two cards reverse with fun presentation
Variations 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 80) 522
Kent Arthur "Never Idle" Cards slop shuffle Triumph with twelve card packet
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 81) 526
Kent Arthur Pastiche card selected, another turns over, third selection predicted
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 106) 637
Martin Gardner Improved Topsy-Turvy Deck up to three selections, with slop shuffle followed by a riffle shuffle
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 4
Laurie Ireland Reverse Card Trick
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 17
Unknown A Quick Reversal order of pack is preserved
1940 Expert Card Technique 341
Unknown An Automatic Reverse using one hand only
1940 Expert Card Technique 275
Unknown A Rapid Reverse using one hand only
1940 Expert Card Technique 276
Martin Gardner Pad Spread Principle spreading deck lightly with reversed cards so they don't show, then with more force so they appear
Related to 1940 12 Tricks with a Borrowed Deck 7
Walter B. Gibson Double Reverse spectator's and performer's cards reverse
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 77) 505
Fred Rothenberg A Double-Dyed Swindle wrong card reverses, selection rises to top, previously reversed card jumps in pocket, double facer
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 46
The Great Merlini Name Your Poison spectator decides how selection is found: turns over, is spelled to or travels to pocket
Also published here 1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 758
Oscar Weigle One Up cards shuffled face-up/face-down by spectator, two methods (stripper and deck switch)
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 141) 796
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Slop Reverse
1941 The Stripper Deck 14
Tenkai Ishida Tenkai's Reverse Cards Mystery
Also published here 1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 215
Eddie Joseph The Writing on the Wall card chosen and some personal information written on paper, card reverses and information divined, impression with daub
1942 Greater Card Tricks 69
Eddie Joseph The Raw Recruit card reverses repeatedly under strict conditions, duplicates
1942 Greater Card Tricks 79
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Triple Turn Up three selections, cards alternately face-up and down, half deck double backers
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Edward Marlo One Hand Reverse behind the back
Inspired by 1942 Let's See the Deck 8
George H. Pittman Double Reverse spectator and performer each hold half of the deck, select a card and exchange it to put it in the other packet, one packet is reversed and placed in the middle of the second packet, finally all cards are face down except the selections
Aug. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 3) 10
Roger Barkann The Pluperfect Steal deck is shuffled face up and face down, four cards put in a box, the cards vanish and the deck is in order again, with Duolette
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 29) 121
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Reverse and a Recovery two cards, humorous presentation
1943 Tricks and Sleights 13
Unknown The Reversed Card
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 265
Nate Leipzig Double Reverse
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 265
Warren Wiersbe The Hindu "Slop Shuffle"
1944 Action with Cards 12
Tom Bowyer Routine with a Svengali Deck different effects with a svengali deck, reverse, spelling, counting, all alike
June 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 54
Warren Wiersbe Back Up about a dozen cards turn over together in center with selection back up in middle
1944 Action with Cards 4
Charles Hudson Those Confusing Ladies two queens face up in the center of the deck change places wit the other queens on top of the deck ans all queens are face down, one-handed, deck held behind back
Mar. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 10) 41
Charlie Miller Reverse Interlude spectator names a number, that amount of cards are found reversed in the deck, with not-hearing strategy (tecnica del sordo)
Also published here Apr. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 46
Phil Thomas Neat Slop Shuffle different handling for the slop shuffle triumph
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 60) 246
Warren Wiersbe Tell How It's Done selection reverses, then sucker explanation
1944 Action with Cards 5
Wilbur T. Kattner The Timed Turnover two cards reverse one by one, see also Orville Meyer's "Timed Turnover"
1945 My Best 18
Edward Marlo Four Ace Reverse
Related to 1945 Off the Top 21
Don Medley 6. The Spectator Does It card turns over in deck while it is in spectator's hands, indifferent card palmed onto selection and double replaced as one
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 152
Don Medley 4. Another Reversed Discovery
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 152
Don Medley 5. The Secret Revealed
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 152
Paul Curry A Period of Darkness selection in the deck and a signed slate turnover in the dark, while spectator secures them on the table
Also published here 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 86) 348
Don Medley 2. The Sloppy Shuffle
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 150
Edward Marlo Future Reverse spectator peeks at a card, indicator face up in deck, locates selection, six methods
1945 Future Reverse 3
Jackie Flosso Flopso Reverso peeked selection turns over in deck
Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 174
Art Lyle My Clutch Slips (Or Reverso with No Breaks)
1945 My Best 21
Don Medley 3. Reversed Card Discovery
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 150
Edouard Cartier Cartier's Card Reversal and Spelling selection vanishes and appears reversed when spelled to
Sep. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 4) 151
Edward Marlo Surprise Again
1945 Off the Top 20
Edward Marlo Surprise Reverse
1945 Off the Top 19
John Hamilton Super Slop Shuffle two phases, separating into odd and even, all odd in one direction and evens in the other after real face-up/face-down shuffle, then triumph effect, see Back Room #90 for Ed Marlo ideas
Related to 1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 87) 354
Arthur H. Buckley The Mix-Up Experiment No. 24
1946 Card Control 179
Arthur H. Buckley A Quickie Experiment No. 37 - backed instead of faced
1946 Card Control 206
Dai Vernon Triumph
Variations 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 23
Arthur H. Buckley Four Aces Par Excellence Experiment No. 38 - aces instead of selection
1946 Card Control 206
Arthur H. Buckley The Slop Over Card Location Experiment No. 32 - using slop shuffle
1946 Card Control 195
Arthur H. Buckley The Unexpected Ending Experiment No. 9 - two selections, one turns over, other is counted to
1946 Card Control 159
Arthur H. Buckley A Card Gets Out of Hand Experiment No. 16
1946 Card Control 167
Unknown Simple Reverse crude
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 51
Edward Marlo Reverse
1946 Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 57
J. B. Bobo The Invisible Deck classic Invisible Deck
1947 Watch This One! 51
Paul Ebling Behind His Back card chosen and returned behind performer's back, when he brings deck forward he instantly names card and it is reversed
1947 Watch This One! 45
Bruce Elliott Changeable three cards, queen in center turns over
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 131) 527
Edward Marlo, George Sands Upside Down Kings turn face up, then down, change to Aces, placed in deck, back to Kings, Aces from pocket
1947 Marlo In Spades 50
Edward Marlo Aces over Kings aces turn over among other cards, kings appear
1947 Marlo In Spades 43
Edward Marlo Not Quite Sure card is selected, then all cards of same value turn over
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 550
Bruce Elliott One Hand Cop with whispering queens and reversing card to illustrate the move
1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 123) 493
Edward Marlo Marlo's Triumph aces
1947 Marlo In Spades 46
Unknown Topsy-Turvy Cards
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 13
Bill Simon Tnuoc two selections, one is found by cutting to indicator card, second reverses in the middle of the deck
1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 148) 594
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Restless Cards seven cards are shown, squared, then alternating face-up/face-down, repeated, partial rough-smooth
Also published here 1948 Rough & Smooth Possibilities 5
Sid Lorraine A Tipsy Trick slop shuffle
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 183
Unknown Double Reverse
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 185
Unknown Insidious Dr. Fu Liu Tu offbeat presentation
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 151
Unknown Mountebank Miracle kind of thought-of-procedure
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 188
Unknown Throughth and Consequences
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 150
Paul Rosini Ace Transposition aces on table change to indifferent cards, aces face up in pack
Related to 1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 121
Paul LePaul A Reverse Card Routine
1949 The Card Magic of Le Paul 183
Ken Krenzel, Don Costello Miracle named card turns over
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 678
Al Leech Turnover Divination
Related toVariations 1949 For Card Men Only 24
Edward Clinkscale, Franklin V. Taylor Shades of Houdini selection is put back and deck hidden in other room, performer is tied to a chair and lights turned off, after some seconds the spectator gets the hidden deck and found the selection reversed and signed by the performer
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 684
Unknown Instantaneous Reversal Seven of Clubs and Eight of Spades placed in deck, instantly reverses in deck
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 28
U. F. Grant The Spotter Card Trick a Four spot reverses and is used to count to selection
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 8
Francis Carlyle The Upside-Down Deck No. 3, spectator and performer each select card from half the deck and exchange it, then faced deck Triumph without shuffle
Variations 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 11
John Scarne Reverso No. 22, Two selections magically reverse themselves after deck is held behind back
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 43
Bob Hummer The Stubborn Card No. 46
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 81
Bob Hummer, John Scarne Sensitive Fingertips No. 17, Performer unmixes a packet of cards that has been shuffled face up/down. Shown to have odd number of cards in packet
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 36
Larry Klunck The Acrobatic Card No. 49, Deck is thrown across table, selected card physically flips face up
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 87
Bill Simon Double Surprise No. 61
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 108
Al Leech The Sandwich aces distributed in one half which is placed reversed in center of rest, cards right themselves except aces ("Hot Card Trick No. 3", ca. 1950)
1950/2004 A Last Look at Leech 16
Edward Marlo Effect No. 10 peeked-at card is shown reversed with table spread, optional ambitious card sequence follow-up
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 6
Edward Marlo Effect No. 7 peeked-at card is spelled to and found reversed
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 3
Bill Simon Biddled with just ten cards, without selection
Also published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 224) 894
Toni Koynini Switch It deck shuffled face-up/face-down, performer sorts cards out behind his back except free selection, deck switch
  • The Basic Switch
  • Switch It
  • Alternative Routine
1951 Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 5
Eddie Joseph The Forerunner slop shuffle triumph to set a key card a certain position for later
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 4
Eddie Joseph Everything Goes By Three shuffled deck, card chosen from one half put anywhere in spread of second half, slop shuffle, wrong card cut to, wrong card face-up in Triumph climax, selection spelled to
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 10
Edward Marlo Effect No. 3 peeked-at card turns over
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 2
Edward Marlo Effect No. 4 peeked-at card is reversed by performer behind back
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 2
Eddie Joseph Triple Discovery three cards lost and revealed, slop shuffle triumph climax
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 11
Eddie Joseph Give Me Another Chance selection not found after slop shuffle, second selection made, then both found
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 6
Edward Marlo Effect No. 11 cards dealt face-up/face-down alternately, yet all cards are face-down again
1951 The Marlo Miracle Deck 6
Bill Simon Sympathetic Control spectator cut deck in three piles, one queen is put in each pile, last queen is on the table, when that queen is turned over, the other queens turn over too
Variations 1952 Effective Card Magic 39
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
Bill Simon 2. Odd Card Out twelve cards half face up, half face down, all cards right themselves except selection
1952 Effective Card Magic 142
Edward Marlo The Build Up red aces produced, turn over when pushed through deck, sandwich black aces, then previous selection
1952 Control Systems 106
Bill Simon The Instant Reverse selection is reversed in the deck, then all other cards with the same value turn over
Related to 1952 Effective Card Magic 35
Bill Simon 1. Six Face Up Cards Right Themselves Spontaneously twelve cards
1952 Effective Card Magic 140
Bill Simon The Turnabout Cards without selection
1952 Effective Card Magic 48
Edward Marlo Red & Blue Routine II card travels from packet into odd-backed deck, then turns over there
1953 Unlimited 39
Al Leech Quad Reverse three Mates of selected Card turn over
1953 Card Man Stuff 3
Edward Marlo Hit the Aces ace packets are placed on deck, then all aces are together in center of deck
1953 The Cardician 80
Edward Marlo Mental Reverse
Related toVariations 1953 The Cardician 128
Edward Marlo Mental Reverse 2
1953 The Cardician 129
Tommy Vanderschmidt In the Suit thought of card is reversed, spectator selects a paper with a suit and writes value inside
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 287) 1147
Bill Simon The Turnabout six or seven packets put together face-up and face-down, they sort themselves the same way
Variations 1954 Sleightly Sensational 18
Bill Simon The Four Packet Shuffle four packets are shuffled into each other face-up/face-down
Related toVariations 1954 Sleightly Sensational 21
Vern Schoneck Crazy Mixed Up Cards! spectator's and performer's thought of card change places in the two halves of the deck and are found reversed
1954 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 300) 1200
Victor Comello One Out of Five card is found reversed in chosen pile
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 10
Lu Brent Double Trouble Spectator and magician each select a card. Performer's card is found reversed in the deck, then jumps to pocket, and the spectator's card is now reversed in the deck
Variations 1956 Fifteen Star Card Effects 18
Lu Brent Double Trouble Again Same as Double Trouble, but both cards are now in pocket as the finale
Inspired by 1956 Fifteen Star Card Effects 19
Bill Simon Biddled with just ten cards, without selection
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 158
Brother John Hamman Face Up - Face Down Surprise cards separated in reds and blacks, triumph with reds, black selection found in red pile, red and black piles change place
Related toVariations 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 32
Edward Marlo 76-76-67-67 no selection, using faro shuffle, with variation that ends in red-black separated deck
Related toVariations 1958 Faro Notes 29
Bert Allerton Surprise Spelling
Related to 1958 The Close-Up Magician 30
Al Leech Kings On The Loose red Kings change to black, then reverse and travel around in deck (Ireland's Card Annual 1957)
1958/2004 A Last Look at Leech 34
Al Leech Easy Aces Reversed
1959 Cardmanship 24
Bob Hutcheson, Jr. Remarkable Face Up and Face Down Revelation cards are turned over, number chosen by spectator, selection is only reversed card at the end
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 42
Dai Vernon Twisting the Aces original version
Related toVariations 1960 More Inner Secrets of Card Magic 5
James Steranko Voodoo Card "An Experiment into the Unknown"
card named and removed and turned over, mate turns over in deck, they transpose, Triumph phase
Variations 1960 Steranko on Cards 58
Jack Avis French Reverse
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 362) 277
Charlie Miller, Dai Vernon Variation of Dai Vernon's Card Reverse
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 38
Charlie Miller The Four Aces and Four Jacks aces removed and placed on hand of spectator, change into jacks, aces reversed in deck
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 47
Charlie Miller The Reversed Card
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 37
Dai Vernon A quick Trick cards spread face up, one is named, extracted, put in, shown face up
1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 53
Edward Marlo Trite Effect card turns over, using Face Up (Spread) Switch
1961 Card Switches 63
Jack McMillen, Judson S. Brown, T. Page Wright Fifteen Card Trick Routine - 11, 12, 13
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 22
Charlie Miller Variation of Vernon's Reverse Card Trick only the beginning described, see p. 38 for more information
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 36
Arthur Rasper Die sich drehende Karte three cards, center one turns over, partial rough-smooth
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 17
Edward Marlo One
1962 The K. M. Move 3
Ken Krenzel Magnetic Reversals two selections, mates of two other selections turn face up and previous selections are counted to
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 142
Harry Lorayne Two Card Reverse
1962 Close-up Card Magic 27
Nate Leipzig Reverso
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 173
North Bigbee Deckinesis mate in second deck turns over
1963 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 382) 357
Nate Leipzig Turnabout
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 188
Harry Lorayne Revers-All three packets are faced, all one way except two selections
1964 Personal Secrets 34
Edward Marlo Topsy-Turvy Ace Control
Related toVariations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 7
Francis Haxton Fickle Queen see also p. 406
Inspired by 1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 393) 400
Harry Lorayne Four of a Kind four of a kind lost, face up face down mix, all one way except four of a kind
1964 Personal Secrets 6
Edward Marlo Treatise of an Original four aces turn over in spread at once at different positions, faro, tabled and in-the-hands-method
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 59
Edward Marlo The Follow Up four piles with ace on top of each, deck assembled, riffle sequence, aces on bottom
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 3 Shuffle and Cut Discoveries) 12
U. F. Grant The Bashful Queens Queen between two Jacks turns face down
Variations 1964 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 391) 391
Edward Marlo Two Triumphs
  • First Triumph (retains full order)
  • Second Triumph - Marlo's Triumph (retains colors)
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects)
Edward Marlo Instant Reverse thought-of card (of about twelve) turns over, faro hide-out
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 60
William Terry Culpepper A Magical Reverse card selected in one deck becomes reversed in second deck, for force Psychomatic Deck is suggested
Dec. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Al Leech Flip Flop Floop routine around a move
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 15
Al Leech Doubly Marked variation on "The Marked Card"
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 10
Al Leech The Marked Card humorous interlude
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 9
Harry Lorayne Quickie Effect with Toss-In Reverse, spectator cuts to his reversed card
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 39
Edward Marlo Triumph-Triumph-Triumph-Triumph
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 12
Karl Fulves Epilogue card turned over in one deck turns over in other deck, selection written on card in one deck appears on same card in other deck
Related to
  • p. 109 for reference
July 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 9) 107
John Benzais Modernized Slop Shuffle
1967 Deck-Sterity 103
Edward Marlo Shuffling Out correcting a missed strip-out in Triumph
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 3
Tan Hock Chuan Ruhelose Karten seven cards are shown, squared, then alternating face-up/face-down, repeated, partial rough-smooth
Also published here 1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 26
Larry Jennings Double Reverse featuring Larreverse
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 63
Bruce Cervon Rosecrans Reverse any named ace reverses instantly in packet
1967 Epilogue (Issue 1) 4
Edward Marlo Daring Triumph
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 1
Harry Lorayne Outrageous Revelation #2 card replaced under table in secretly reversed deck
1967 Deck-Sterity 42
Edward Marlo Spreading a Deck in Strip Out Condition
1967 Riffle Shuffle Finale (Issue Riffle Finale) 1
Ned Rutledge My Friend, Tonto writing appears on card and selection is found face up in the deck
Related to 1967 Between Two Minds 5
Gene Finnell Ups and Downs aces are put back at different places and cut into face up and face down piles, all cards end up the same way except the aces
1967 Free Cut Principle 19
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Ups and Downs
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 213
Terry Guyatt, Edward Marlo Guyatt's Drunken Cut Improved deck shuffled face up face down, still good hands dealt
Related toVariations 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 63
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 15 - Marlo's Visible Reverse card visible reverses in deck
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 24
Edward Marlo Thought Reversal from small packet thought of card turns over, Acrobatic Cards
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 62
Roy Walton Impact aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then ace in envelope turns over, based on Chesbro & West's "Airmail" from Tricks You Can Count On
Also published here 1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 27
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse Routine selection keeps reversing itself
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 98
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse with Gaffs double backer or facer
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 103
Edward Marlo Cover-Up Triumph
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 41
Edward Marlo The Simple Triumph
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 40
Larry Jennings The Future Gambler overhand stacking demo, riffle stacking demo, triumph finish
Related to 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 29
Louis Lam Reverso
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 116
Bruce Cervon Kellie Displacement tabled deck turns over except selection
1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 43
Roy Walton The Overworked Card Triumph type of effect, one card travels from bottom to top and turns every reversed card over
Related toVariations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 33
Bruce Cervon Simple Triumph
1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 43
Alton Sharpe, Tom Sellers, Victor Farelli Turn Me Over a number of cards turns over distributed throughout deck corresponding with value of selection
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 77
Ralph Gironda Reversing Aces
Related to 1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 47
Larry Jennings The Turncoat ace of spades vanishes, turns over, changes back, ... in small packet
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 44
Jimmy Williamson Nicomar's Lesson card turns over, then spectator performs trick for performer
1969 HEX! 35
Roy Walton Impact aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then ace in envelope turns over, based on Chesbro & West's "Airmail" from Tricks You Can Count On
VariationsAlso published here 1969 The Devil's Playthings 31
Roy Walton The Happy Wanderers three cards in the middle, two travel to top and bottom, then cards are found in the middle again with one card reversed
Variations 1969 The Devil's Playthings 39
Alan Keith Triple Reverse three selections, one appears face up on pack, others reversed in deck
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 119
Bruce Cervon Simple Reverse
Related to 1969 Epilogue (Issue 7) 56
Gene Lawton Ultra Reverse deck pocketed, spectator removes card, when deck is spread, its mate is reversed
Apr. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 6) 331
Bob Still Sight Unseen eight or nine cards placed under head, spectator reaches underneath and turns some cards over, then performer, then spectator again, when hat is lifted only selection is face-down
Winter 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 4th Folio) 376
Lin Searles Odd Backed Reversing Aces color changing back kicker idea
Inspired by 1970 Epilogue (Issue 8) 64
Edward Marlo Marlo's Miss triumph, only Aces face up with one card in between each, three selections, dated 1962
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 97
Tom Hubbard Climax Twisting The Aces all Aces turn over except last one
Inspired by 1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 85
Edward Marlo A Complex Problem two cards turn over and are used to count down to three selections in two piles
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 127
Edward Marlo right-hand pressure fan notes reverse fan applications, hiding face-up cards in face-down fan, All Backs, ..., right-handed pressure fan suggested by Frank Shields
VariationsAlso published here 1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 210
Edward Marlo No-turn Triumph two methods
Related toVariations 1970 Hierophant (Issue 3) 145
Dai Vernon The Changing Cards four cards turn over, change from queens to aces one by one, then their backs
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 8
Karl Fulves Triumff
1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Second Supplement) 67
Edward Marlo, Louis Histed No Palm Cards to Pocket two selections reverse one by one, then travel to pockets, double facer, inspired by Louis Histed's "Merlinism" (ABRA, Oct.3 1964)
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 93
Walter B. Gibson Triple Mental Repeat three cards in pocket, two removed and bringing mentally selected card out at last, repeated, duplicates
Related to 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 28) 137
John Jennings Card Incident
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 33) 162
Bruce Cervon Optic Delusion! slop shuffle, order is maintained
Also published here 1971 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 32) 159
Allan Ackerman Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
1971 The Esoterist 32
Joe DeStefano The Wheeling Three twisting routine with three cards, then they turn over in pack, with notes by Ed Marlo
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 286
Roy Walton Parrott Fashion triumph, red Queens face-up with selection in the middle
1971 Cardboard Charades 38
William P. Miesel That Twist Again final card changes front and back
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 288
Lou Gallo, Ron O'Brian Shuffle Off to Buffalo Miracle
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 51
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up color changing Triumph, red-blue double backer, including "Non-Gimmicked Method"
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 3
Jean Hugard New Reverse first wrong card turns over, then right card
July 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 9) 433
Edward Marlo Delayed Double Climax four Kings instead of selection
Related to 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 41
Roger Smith 4 King Stunner Ace through Four reverse one by one, then change to examinable Kings, quartet type gimmick with Ace to Four
Variations 1971 The K-S Control System 24
Roy Walton Unaccustomed As We Are
1971 Cardboard Charades 39
Ed Thiele Contrary Cards card turns over with strange procedure
Variations June 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 426
Bruce Cervon 18-35 Farrow selection found reversed at original position after "mistake", faro
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 6
Lou Gallo Osrever S'Ollag performer and spectator select cards from halves, the reverse
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 55
Peter Kane About Face Faro half deck is pushed through other half (incomplete faro) and turns over
Variations 1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 13
Roger Smith Twisting the Red Aces (Blue) color changing back finale, deck changes color as well, red/blue double backer
1971 The K-S Control System 17
Roy Walton Helpmates two selections turn over with the help of two random cards which also turn over
1971 Cardboard Charades 9
Roy Walton 1929 Aces Aces turn face up in the center of the deck, one by one
1971 Cardboard Charades 19
Bruce Cervon Face Up Stacks overhand stack demo, then Triumph Stack
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 7
Edward Marlo Visible Phantoms fairly selected cards turn over, double facers
Inspired by 1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 281
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
Related toVariations 1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 3
Roger Smith A-2-3 K-S Style with a twisting phase, two methods
1971 The K-S Control System 19
Roger Smith Twisting the Aces K-S extra card
1971 The K-S Control System 15