237 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Color Changing Deck
  
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Charles T. Jordan, William McGrew Speaking of Pink Elephants No. 8, named card changes back color, then the whole deck, card spelled to, card travels from one half to the other, red-blue peek deck cards
Ten New Prepared Card Tricks 16
Louis Lam "Coloro" - the Colour Changing Pack of Cards
Would You Believe It? 12
E. L. Whitford Red or Black cards are shown all red or black, or all blue backed, then red backed, also rough smooth, end stripper deck
Related toAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 281
Charles T. Jordan Speaking of Pink Elephants color changing backs, then a card travels from one half to the other, glued pairs
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 289
Jean Hugard "And the Spectator Blew"
Greater Magic 293
Unknown The Hindu Color Changing Deck
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 208
John Scarne Rapid Transit two decks, performer matches selection then both deck change back color
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 135) 541
Tan Hock Chuan, Edward Bagshawe R. & S. Optica Deck deck shown, then it changes back color and all cards are alike, partial rough-smooth
Inspired byRelated to Rough & Smooth Possibilities 12
Bert Fenn Jokerneurosis rainbow deck of jokers, four cards transform into aces, then the faces into a normal deck
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 202) 807
Milton Kort Color Change & Follow Up Two red decks, one changes to blue, and then a Chicago Opener style routine is performed (blue card placed in red deck, spectator picks it out from face up spread), red/blue card
Related to The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Audley Walsh The Perfect Deck Switch pseudo deck switching, presentation
The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 294) 1174
"Senator" Clark Crandall A Backward Effect to rainbow deck
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 120
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Colour Changing Pack
Variations Inner Secrets of Card Magic 25
Harry Lorayne Fantasia Aces are found without looking at faces, then deck changes color
Close-up Card Magic 255
Edward Marlo K. M. Move as a Passer - Second Idea sequence, showing cards to have wrong back color
The K. M. Move 15
Jochen Zmeck Non Plus Ultra "Mein Verwandlungsspiel"
deck shown normal, then all cards are alike and back changes as well, then back, partial rough-smooth
Related to Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 11
Edward Marlo Chameleon Deck Routine all-backs and all-faces routine with color changing back kicker
Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 65
Lu Brent A Pack Gone Wild cards change into forcing deck and back into normal
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 392) 395
Harry Lorayne Color Coincidence all cards except two selections change color
My Favorite Card Tricks 8
Roy Walton Fellow Travellers with color change kicker
Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 198
Theodore Annemann The Color Changing Deck from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)

The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 147
Ian Baxter Favorite Color Changing Pack
Expert Card Mysteries 72
Charlie Miller Color Switch two decks, color of backs change places
The Cardiste (Issue 13) 11
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 1 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
Roughingly Yours 27
Aldini Harlequin Deck No. 2 Color changing deck: back changes color from red to blue and back, faces have changed from mixed colors to all red, then all black, including reversed-color suits, then back to normal
Roughingly Yours 29
Allan Ackerman Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
The Esoterist 32
Paul Curry, Harry Lorayne The Color-Changing Deck Lorayne's handling for Curry's routine
Reputation-Makers 239
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up color changing Triumph, red-blue double backer, including "Non-Gimmicked Method"
Expert Card Chicanery 3
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
Related toVariations Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 3
Edward Marlo Prediction Surprise & Clock Combination card chosen with cut & count procedure has odd back, re-counting force, ambiguous color changing deck
Related to On the Clock Effect 10
Roger Smith Twisting the Red Aces (Blue) color changing back finale, deck changes color as well, red/blue double backer
The K-S Control System 17
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Surprising Jokers four jokers change backs, then deck
Variations Card Cavalcade 68
Derek Dingle Master Poker Demonstration combination, color changing deck climax, simplified handling
  • Getting Ready
  • Cutting the Aces
  • The Second Deal
  • Dealing from the Bottom
  • Stacking
  • Patter
  • Notes for Card Experts, Historians and Anyone Else Who Might be Interested
Inspired byRelated to Innovations (Issue 1) 1
Frank Garcia New York Opener
Super Subtle Card Miracles 13
"Senator" Clark Crandall Crandall's Rainbow rainbow deck
Super Subtle Card Miracles 139
Karl Fulves Double Chameleon double color changing deck, posed as a problem
Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 21
Derek Dingle All Backs aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backers
Related to Epilogue (Issue 19) 179
Karl Fulves Chameleon Deck all backs and color changing deck combo
Notes From Underground 35
John Carney Color Triumphant...Again triumph, then all cards except selection change color of the back
Related to Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 4
John Carney Chameleon Aces Aces cut to, Aces change back color, then rest of deck
Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 6
Edward Marlo A Routine of Surprises with color changing deck
Inspired by The Unexpected Card Book 45
Michael Boden Marked packed trick with color changing deck
Related to Card Cavalcade II 5
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed Smeal
Inspired by Card Cavalcade II 10
Dr. Richard Cook Color Changing Deck all backs phase, then aces and faces appear, all backs change colors except aces
Card Cavalcade II 48
Karl Fulves Technicolor Cards performer cuts to four Aces, but they have different back color, then he cuts to correct Aces but then deck changes color
  • The Magician Cuts to the Aces
  • The Gambler Cuts to the Aces
Inspired byRelated toVariations New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #4 backs change from red to blue, cards become blank and back to normal
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Ken Krenzel, Derek Dingle, Matt Coran Visual Reverse and Color Change tunnel effect, card reverses, back changes color and eventually whole deck changes color, probably Matt Corin
Related toVariations Additional Deceptions 5
Derek Dingle All Backs Routine aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backers
Related to Additional Deceptions 13
Roy Walton, Paul Swinford A/Rainbow small packet then deck change back color
Epilogue (Issue Special No 4) 288
Jon Racherbaumer, Stewart James Taking Further Than That Too Far production of selection, Royal Flush, and other stuff
Related to Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 25
Doug Alker The Useless Pack all backs then all faces, then all backs again but with different color
Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 8) 249
Eric Mason, Frank Everhardt Eca Tuoba Ecaf borrowed deck, transforms into a rainbow deck
Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 11) 277
Paul Harris Joker Poker triumph with color changing back kicker, Color Stunner
The Magic of Paul Harris 33
Paul Harris Color Stunner color changing deck triumph, credit to Dingle for plot
VariationsAlso published here The Magic of Paul Harris 41
Paul Harris Tap Dancing Finale color changing back finale of "The Infamous Tap-Dancing Cards"
Inspired by Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 51
John Carney Chameleon Aces aces cut to, aces change back color, then rest of deck
Enigma 2
Nick Trost Color-Changing Pack
Subtle Card Magic: Part One 34
Karl Fulves 52-Card Monte gag presentation with two single cards and rest of deck as third card, color changing deck kicker
Inspired by
  • Bob Still's Monte Routine
Also published here
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5) 927
Edward Marlo Notes on the Color Changing Deck Routine
Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 133
Karl Fulves Carte Blanche cards become blank
Packet Switches (Part Five) 322
Larry Jennings Transmutation
Related to Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 42
Edward Marlo Complete Revised Routine effect combo with twisting and back change
Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 128
Barry Govan Perplexed
Card Cavalcade Four 84
Doug Alker One In Four
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 7&8) 390
Jean Faré Triumph Color Change Handling of Color Triumphant by Derek Dingle (uses Marlo's Hung Card gimmick)
Inspired by Card Tricks, French Style 35
Harry Lorayne The Color-Changing Deck
Variations The Magic Book 111
Allan Ackerman, Derek Dingle Thinking it Through color chaning deck climax
Here's My Card 37
Ken Krenzel Ken's Kolor Finesse selection changes back color, then whole deck, with some handling finesses
Variations The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 164
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Color Changing Deck Routine
Inspired by 7 Secrets 36
Doug Alker Rainbow Triumph three cards, triumph, rainbow deck as a kicker
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 518
Edward Marlo Swindle Triumph color changing deck, single odd-backed card used
Arch Triumphs 12
Roy Walton Caper starts with gag
The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1084
John F. Mendoza Impossible Poker Demonstration aces cut to in named order, shuffled back and cut to again (Estimation Aces), roll-over production with Royal Flushes, ten handed deal first with aces, then two royal flushes (Marlo-Gardner principle), optional color changing deck kicker
Inspired by The Book of John 7
E. L. Whitford Rot oder Schwarz all cards shown red turn into black cards, end stripper, as Withford
Also published here Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 123
Jerry K. Hartman Trick Pix Quick 3 Way with color changing deck, extension of Peter Kane's trick
Inspired by Loose Ends 19
Jerry K. Hartman Read All Over Color Changing deck
Loose Ends 65
Steve Beam Comeback off-beat prediction, same back design
They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 22
Steve Beam Borrowed Deck Beauty to switch a borrowed deck in the context of a routine
They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 30
Steve Beam Visual Brainwave color changing deck, with signed selection
They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 33
Richard Kaufman Number Nine Blue values of three selections add up to previous selection, they transform into mates, then back color of deck changes, colorchanging back addition
Related to CardMagic 12
Richard Kaufman HaLo Changes Color Again Ace cutting with color changing deck kicker
CardMagic 78
Philip T. Goldstein A Simple Mutation
Goldstein's Gallery 15
Bob Brook R & B selection matches odd-backed prediction, than the back colors change of deck and prediction
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1229
John F. Mendoza Timing of "Color Triumphant" see also p. 69
Related to Close-up Presentations 14
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Triangle card vanish from queens then apparently deck should vanish, color change of deck
That Certain Something... 21
Karrell Fox Gamblecture ideas for a gambling lecture
  • loaded dice gag (exploding sound)
  • baby shoes gag
  • false cuts with three colored woods
  • pseudo deck switch (nudist)
  • "bottoms" gag, pin-up girls
Another Book 317
Earl Nelson Color Changing Deck featuring a deck switch in the lap at the end of an optional preliminary All Backs routine
Variations 17
Edward Marlo Pseudo Deck Switch apparently deck switch is demonstrated
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 277
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman Where, Oh, Where? (Everywhere and Nowhere No. 2) all blank climax
The Gene Maze Card Book 85
Paul Harris Double Decker presentation for color changing deck
Variations Close-up Fantasies — Book I 1
Rovi Are You Colour Blind? two cards taped together, used like a pocket card
Rovi Reveals 6
Andrew Galloway The Bluff Colour Changing Pack two card selected from red deck, then cards are found and it turns out, that selections are only two red backed cards in blue backed deck
Diverting Card Magic 20
Don England Color Changing Deck Triumph with kicker
Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 41
Stephen Tucker Geiger Find selection is found by using other card as Geiger Counter, deck ends up blank and geiger card becomes "52 on 1" card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 6) 107
Stephen Tucker Fantasia four cards are cut to, which are predicted with miniature cards, cards have different colored back than rest of the deck which is blank on the face too
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 148
Ben Harris Dimensional Relativity signed cards turns inside-out so that it has blistered rough surfaces on the outside and when peeled apart the signed surfaces show up again, deck also changes color for some reason
VariationsAlso published here Dimensional Relativity 3
Steve Beam Color Changing Deck 1 more a gag than an effect, case changes color as well, but in the pocket during the rest of the show
Variations Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 2
Steve Beam Color Changing Deck 2
Inspired by Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 2
Derek Dingle Triple Color-Changing All Backs Aces
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 202
Derek Dingle Master Poker Demonstration combination, color changing deck climax
Variations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 207
Derek Dingle Technicolor All Backs color changing deck climax
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 200
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant II color changing deck climax
Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 199
Derek Dingle Deluxe Anytime Color Triumphant color chaning deck kicker
Variations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
Derek Dingle Double Color-Changing Deck
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 209
William Goldman Joker-Mania three cards are selected, blue backed card changes into selection, all cards change into jokers
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 167
Reinhard Müller FF Color Catchers
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 286
Stephen Tucker Eraser Blazer four kings are produced then deck turns white and kings too, face of selection appears on eraser
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #1 (Summer)) 30
Paul Brignall Cracker color changing deck, Aces turn blank and backs are from a rainbow deck
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 386
Edward Marlo Color Changing Backs first packet, then full deck follows, red-blue double backers
Marlo's Plus Package 24
Richard M. Gamble Kicker Colour Change color changing all backs
Related to Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1106
Michael J. Gerhardt Color Changing Deck four Queens cut to, they catch selection, Queens change back color, rest of deck as well
The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 13
David Britland Unbeatable spectator selects card twice, put between two jokers, then entire deck consists of jokers
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 425
Charles T. Jordan Speaking of Pink Elephants ad from 1916 with color changing deck, glued pairs, later 1919 variation with glued pairs and also normal cards in between like in Menetekel, also with spelling and across phase
A History of the Brainwave Principle 15
Edward Bagshawe The Optica Deck pairs held together with cut-outs and raised parts, all backs can be shown either blue or red, and face cards change to all the same
  • The Optica Technique
with reproduction of ad and original instructions, 1928
Variations A History of the Brainwave Principle 35
Frank Simon Odd Color Out transposition of back of two odd-backed duplicates, in the end deck changes color
Inspired by Versatile Card Magic 98
Michael Powers Color Changing Deck using Power Case
Powerful Magic 83
Derek Dingle The Rainbow Deck
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 36
David Regal Audacity Based deck changes back color and suits are changed to reverse colors printing (spades and clubs red, hearts and diamonds black)
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 9) 963
Pascal Monmoine Chameleon
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1231
Roy Walton Rainbow Road with three colors and with rainbow deck variation
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1246
Stephen Tucker Empress Blue deck sandwiched between two random cards, the two random cards end up sandwiching selection, rest of deck turns red
The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 45
Paul Harris Blue Tattoo changing back color of deck one by one
Variations Close-up Seductions 87
Edward Marlo Marlo's Color Changing Deck Routine cards selected and found, then deck changes back color
Also published here
  • MUM, Mar. 1976
At The Table 106
Peter Duffie The Short Sharp Shock
Contemporary Card Magic 30
Keith Breen "Wild!" a four-climax double color-changing deck/card routine, deck switch with lapping
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1103
Gerald Deutsch Colorful Spell card is spelled to, reversed itself, color changing backs kicker
Best of Friends - Volume II 110
Unknown Color Changing Pack red-blue double backer, "running-cut optical illusion"
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 22
Richard Bartram, Jr. Color Coordinated Triumph! color changing deck climax
Close-Up of the Damned 32
Ben Harris Instant Ink deck shown blank, blank card progressively transforms into picture card (Apparition), faces appear and backs change color
Related to Out Of His Mind! 31
Ben Harris The Return of the Alien combo of odd-backed elevator, universal card, three-card vanish, color changing backs
Inspired by Midnight Special 7
Edward Marlo Color Changing Case and Deck
Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 80
Don England Peek-a-Boo Color Changing Deck visual color change of the back
Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 21
Don England Technicolor Inversion Color Changing Deck Kicker
Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 25
Don England, Richard Kaufman Peek-a-Boo Inversion Color Changing Deck Kicker
Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 26
Ben Harris Super Cruel Triumph Triumph effect with color changing back kicker, half the deck is of different color
Killer Klose-Up 72
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kicker
Riffling the Pasteboards 33
Peter Duffie Valediction Xs appear on the back of whole deck
Inspirations 101
Karl Fulves Visible Spread Color Change deck spread face-down on table, card waved over spread and spread visibly changes back color, or single card turns over or changes in middle of spread, posed as a problem
Secret Session — Part Three 80
Darwin Ortiz Greek Poker poker stacking triumph, color changing deck kicker
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 66
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up Color Changing Triumph
The Cervon File 242
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up - ungaffed Color Changing Triumph
The Cervon File 247
Bruce Cervon Three Way Color Changing Deck prelude effect for CC Deck Routine
The Cervon File 208
Nate Leipzig Two-Deck Transposition
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 221
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Seminarheft 14
Shigeo Takagi Reddish-Blue Triumph Color Changing Deck Kicker
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 3) 1618
David Williamson The Hypnotist red hot mama / chicago opener with full deck color change climax
Williamson's Wonders 69
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Seminarheft 28
Randy Wakeman Did You Get The Odd One? ten cards removed from blue-backed deck, one red-backed card placed among them, spectator choses blue-backed one from face, all others change to red-backed
Inspired by Randy Wakeman Presents 8
Juan Tamariz, Luis Garcia, Gabriel Moreno Half-Escorial half the cards dealt face up, half face down, face up cards change back color
Related to Sonata 180
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
Secret Weapons 3
Ben Harris Through the Universe - Backwards odd-backed prediction card changes (turns out to be) selection, then transposes with it, then deck changes back color, "Structually, the effect is subtle, yet at the same time fully cocked."
Mad Fax and other Mysteries 17
Ben Harris Dimensional Relativity reprint of effect, card reversed on both sides is placed reversed in deck, rest of deck changes back color, then selection turns "inside out" and becomes kind of a double blank card with both signed sides inside
Also published here Mad Fax and other Mysteries 76
Alex Elmsley Ambitious Stranger ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
VariationsAlso published here
  • New Pentagram, Jan. 1972
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 299
Alex Elmsley A Strange Story great presentation about a poker game
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 401
John Carney Slow Fade to Red first cards in a small packet, then full deck change color
Carneycopia 215
John Bannon, Larry West Strangers' Gallery
Related toVariations Smoke and Mirrors 68
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Magie 20
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine
Modus Operandi 123
Arturo de Ascanio Azul, Rojo, Blanco (Análisis de una Construcción) all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climax
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 125
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kicker
Related to Simplicity at Your Fingertips 24
Jerry Mentzer Color Change Deck Routine Triumph with four Aces, deck changes back color
Card File 197
Alex Elmsley The Red and the Blue two decks change place except for two selections in them
VariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 131
Alex Elmsley The Shy Chameleon triumph routine in which backs are not seen to delay color changing deck effect
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 136
Gene Maze MindBreaker spectator choses card in blue-backed deck, rest changes to red cards, inverted Brainwave
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 76
David Neighbors Colorful Rip-Off Triumph cards shuffled face up / face down, face up cards are "ripped through" deck except selection, with color changing back kicker
Inspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 1
Peter Duffie A Hint of a Tint Universal Card with color changing deck kicker
Inspired by Duffie's Card Compulsions 97
Karl Fulves The Color-Changing Deck chapter intro
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 102
Bob Lotz Reverse Colors No. 51
Related to
  • Rufus Steele's The Last Word on Cards
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 102
Alex Elmsley The Red and the Blue No. 53, two decks change place except for two selections in them
Also published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 106
Bill Simon, William P. Miesel, Karl Fulves The Forgetful Gambler No. 54, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, they right themselves except for Royal Flush, rest of deck changes back color
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 107
Karl Fulves 52-Card Monte No. 55, gag presentation with two single cards and rest of deck as third card, color changing deck kicker
Also published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 111
Wayne Kyzer Memorable Magic one red/blue double backer and blank card
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 57
David Acer Flying Colors deck changes color except selection, another selection signed, it changes back color
Natural Selections 95
Bob King Radeckal Change selection changes back color, then whole deck
Inspired by Opening Night Magic 10
Gary Plants "Killer" Poker-Deal Demo color changing deck climax
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2662
Paul Harris Color Stunner color changing deck triumph
Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 55
Paul Harris Double Decker presentation for color changing deck
The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 211
Paul Harris Blue Tattoo (revised) changing back color of deck one by one
Inspired by The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Seductions) 173
Karl Fulves Department of Corrections red-backed card in blue-backed deck, spectator deals face-up and turns one card face-dwon, it's blue, rest changes to red
Inspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
13 Prophets 42
Michael Kaminskas Rainbow Connection rainbow deck climax
Inspired by Miracle Material 24
Bob King Color-Changing Deck optional with "Color-Changing Acro Card" (Bob King)
Five-Star Magic 16
Larry Jennings The Transmutated Deck
Related to Jennings '67 119
Nick Trost The Observation Test
Related to
  • "Red and Blue (Improved)" (Bob Lotz, in Rufus Steele's The Last Word on Cards, 1952)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 17
Nick Trost, Earle Oakes Technicolor Change First appeared in Precursor X by Bill Miesel, 1986.
Inspired by
  • trick performed by Father Paul Zipfel for 1966 IBM Convention Close Up Competition in Indianapolis
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 187
Pete Ottaviano Back to the West four Three of Diamonds are cut to in a deck, then their backs change color as well as the backs of the rest of the deck
Inspired by
  • Larry West's "Backgambit" in "Lecture 2"
Related to
Trephine 25
Dave Robertson Totally Gone two cards signed and lost, one travels to wallet, second does not but is the only card without "GONE" written on its back
Inspired byVariations Five Times Five — Scotland 83
Milton Kort Kort's Color-changing Deck Two red decks, one changes to blue, and then a Chicago Opener style routine is performed (blue card placed in red deck, spectator picks it out from face up spread)
Related to Kort 65
David Regal The Wrong Ones Produce four Aces, then deck changes color (includes variation where deck goes back to new deck order as well)
  • Routine One
  • Routine Two
Close-Up & Personal 37
Doug Conn Chameleon Sandwich sandwich effect followed by color changing deck surprise
Tricks of my Trade 1
Justin Higham Corrected Prediction card peeked at, it matches a prediction in wallet
  • Method One (prediction same color)
  • Method Two (prediction odd-backed)
  • Method Three (deck changes back color as climax)
Inspired by
  • "One Deck Perfect Prediction" (Justin Higham, Technomagic No. 2, Aug. 1990)
  • Domination of Thought (Hofzinser)
Related to
  • Tech-Notes No. 1 (March 1992), incorrect description
Arcardia 87
David Stone The Red Sail cards with question marks on the back, color changing deck meets Red Hot Mama
Inspired by Mietek — Lecture Notes 9
Oliver Erens Chicago - and Beyond chicago opener, deck changes color and then back to original color as climax
Concertos for Pasteboard 29
Don England Phase 51 - Revisited and in Color card to pocket with 51 to pocket climax and C.C.
Inspired by Don England's Paradox 26
Paul Curry The Color-Changing Deck one red/blue double backer
Variations Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 71
Bob Kohler $100 Challenge Color Changing Deck bet theme in which spectator has to find the odd-backed card, magnet in wallet
Kardz 4
Karl Fulves One Second Flat No. 46, gag sequence in which apparently gambling secrets are exposed, finishes with color changing backs and a Royal Flush deal
Related to My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 105
Karl Fulves A Volatile Card No. 48, odd-backed prediction in pocket matches selection, prediction accidentally cut into deck and back of deck changes to match
My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 111
Harry Lorayne Color (Not So) Quickie
Inspired byAlso published here Personal Collection 71
John Cornelius The F.I.S.M. Act or Every Card Trick in the World in Ten Minutes among other things: shrinking card case, multiple selection, four-of-a-kind production, shrinking deck, card to credit card, jumbo card in wallet as prediction for named card after some byplay
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 157
Aaron Fisher Helter Skelter card and deck change color
The Paper Engine 101
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Invasion of the body snatchers sandwich finds selection, deck changes back color except selection, in another deck only the selection has an odd back as well, story presentation
Ahead of the Pack 187
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Color-Changing Deck red/blue double backer
Inspired by Card College — Volume 5 1333
Karl Fulves Transformism two cards chosen from red-backed deck, blue-backed deck in pocket, duplicates removed by touch, then decks transpose
Hofzinser Notebook 32
David Williamson Color Stunner Revisited
Inspired byVariations MagiFest ManiFest 23
Luis H. Trueba El Cartero Siempre Llama Dos Veces cards are put in card case, all cards turn face up but selection in the center of the deck, when repeated with second selection cards change colors
Inspired by
  • Dan Harlan's "A Case of Color Blindness"
Magia y Dramagia 92
David Acer Colour Inversion Inversion plot with color changing deck
Random Acts of Magic 41
Joshua Jay Over Easy Scrambled Small packet Triumph, selection is odd-backed, then deck changes color
Inspired by Random Acts of Magic 82
David Acer Switchback Two decks, card selected in red deck transposes with blue card in blue deck. Then, both decks transpose.
Random Acts of Magic 156
Simon Lovell, David Acer The Painted Deck Using a card fan, face card is changed twice, then backs of the deck changes to blue from red
Random Acts of Magic 184
Wesley James Color Triumphant
Inspired by Enchantments 309
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Compilation 58
Steve Beam Leslie's Gift cards with other cards written on their backs, face-up prediction removed, card selected with face-up counting procedure, the marks on the back of prediction matches face of selection and vice versa, marks vanish on rest of deck as climax
Inspired byVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 24
Michael Powers Red Shift four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then whole deck is red-backed, red/blue double backer
Inspired by Power Plays 152
Jack Parker The Bled and the Rue Selection from red deck appears in blue deck after a weird transposition
Inspired by 52 Memories 68
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 31
Arturo de Ascanio Stranger Ambitious Card ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color
Inspired by The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 212
Arturo de Ascanio Blue, Red, White: A Constructional Study all backs, normal, color changing back and nudist deck as climax
Also published here The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 251
Steve Reynolds A Spin on the Color-Changing Deck Find four Aces from the deck, rest of deck changes color
Route 52 60
Daniel Garcia Nacho Mama's Triumph Color changing deck Triumph
Inspired by Limited 14
Steve Beam The Gift cards with other cards written on their backs, face-up prediction removed, card selected with face-up counting procedure, the marks on the back of prediction matches face of selection and vice versa, marks vanish on rest of deck as climax
Inspired by The Gift 2
Joshua Jay Technicolor Intro-verted "Featuring a color-changing deck kicker"
Inspired by One Degree 23
John Guastaferro Ballet Stunner color changing back kicker
One Degree 101
John Guastaferro More on the Ballet Cut - 7. Color Clash
One Degree 108
Karl Fulves Chicago Control - Wrong Ace red-backed card placed in blue deck, card chosen from face, it is the red-backed one, deck changes color in second phase
Inspired byRelated to Prolix (Issue 8) 516
Troy Hooser X-Change Blue deck taken from red case - red case changes to blue. Sharpie cross appears on the back of selection and then the whole deck.
Moments 30
Antonio Zuccaro (Pseudo) Marked Deck Routine Performer demonstrates how marked decks can be used in a game (deck is turned face up) - cuts to four Aces, center deals four Aces, before color changing deck ending as a kicker
Inspired by Finding The Center 59
Harry Lorayne Two-Color Memory Test
Special Effects 70
Tom Gagnon Color Scheme deck spread face-down on table, when spread again the back color has changed
Avant-Cards 20
Patrick Lehnen Blue Hot Mama hole deck changes as a climax, blue-red double backer, see also Luke Dancy “Chicago Closer“
Lecture Notes 17
Chris Westfall Cheeky Triumph Color changing deck + Triumph, uses variant of Cheek-to-Cheek deck
Calculated Chaos 9
Chris Westfall Fifty-Two Backs Twisting the Aces + color changing deck into rainbow deck
Calculated Chaos 46
Steven Hamilton Stressed-out Card in-the hands, deck changes into rainbow deck, red/blue double backer
Inspired by The Magic of Steven Hamilton 70
Edward Boswell Color Shift Deck changes color from blue to red, except selection which remains blue
A New Angle 87
张国洲 Jojo Color Change Deck Blue deck changes to red step by step, first a few cards, then with slow motion change, then whole deck changes, gimmicked
The Truth 真相 11
Harry Lorayne Color (Not So) Quickie
Inspired byAlso published here And Finally! 30
Tom Gagnon Vernon-Gagnon Poker Demonstration adding a color-changing deck phase during ribbon-spreading the deck face-down as fake cooler deck switch
Inspired byRelated to Gagnon Unfiltered 4
Tom Gagnon Gambler's Delight Aces lost and found, then deck changes back color
Inspired by Gagnon Unfiltered 390