125 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Follow the Leader
  
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Stewart James The Simplicity Four Ace Trick
Also published here 1933 More "Eye-Openers" 6
John J. Crimmins Jr. The Case of the Four Kings four Aces and four Kings
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 327
Stewart James Simplicity Four Ace Trick
Also published here 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 355
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Twelve Card Transposition twelve picture cards in one glass, twelve spot cards in other, one card exchanged, rest follows, written up by Max Holden
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 50
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, all at once in spectators' pockets
1938 Greater Magic 292
Stewart James The Four Aces a bit convoluted
VariationsAlso published here 1938 Greater Magic 355
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader
1938 Greater Magic 578
F. Jackson Restless Colors
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 337
Jack Vosburgh Stalemate
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 671
Dai Vernon "Follow The Leader"
1941/49 Select Secrets 14
Audley Walsh Ten Card Color Change
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 201
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Palace Revolt twelve court and spot cards transpose in one phase
1943 Tricks and Sleights 22
F. Jackson Restless Colors
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 22
George H. Pittman Follow the Leader
Oct. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 5) 159
Neal Elias Follow the Leader
Related to 1946 At the Table Tricks 9
Edward Marlo Aces over Kings Aces and Kings, third quartet comes in, should be named "Aces, Kings & Tens"
Related toVariations 1947 Marlo In Spades 52
George G. Kaplan A Lesson in Misdirection "self-worker"
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 74
John Howie + or - ? using two four of a kinds, transformation kicker
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 611
U. F. Grant Grant's Follow the Leader ten red and ten black cards mixed together, separate again, a bit unclear with dealing
Jan. 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 10
Charles Nagle, Stewart James Traveling Aces No. 4, Ace assembly (with a touch of Follow the Leader), effect and method identical to Simplicity Four Ace Trick by Stewart James
Also published here 1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 13
Edward Marlo Follow the Leader
1951 Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 6
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switch
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 878
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Double sequence, card is half red and half black
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Edward Marlo Follow the Leader
1953 The Cardician 161
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader, Jr. five blacks and five reds
Related toVariations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1107
Alex Elmsley Effort for Follow the Leader ideas for Vernon's Follow the Leader, Jr.
Inspired by 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Al Honeycutt Honeycutt's Honeycutter Aces transpose with Kings, à a follow the leader
Variations 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 289) 1154
J. Stewart Smith Follow the Leader five red and five black cards, four phases
1955 One More Thought on Cards 17
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switch
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 132
Walter Coleman Follow the Leader
1957 26 Originals 5
Brother John Hamman The Chameleon Colors reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transpose
Variations 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 37
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Zig Zag matched in value and in numerical paired sequence
1958 The Cardiste (Issue 7) 14
Jack Avis Seven and Eleven Transpo four Aces and three Sevens, when Ace is put with Sevens the other three cards transpose
Also published here 1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 58
Dai Vernon Follow The Leader
1962 Early Vernon 42
Howard Lyons Further Data on the Foregoing Trick credit information on "Follow The Leader" plot
1962 Early Vernon 43
Edward Marlo 4 and 4 Transposition "Third Effect", two fours-of-a-kind, some cards lost, follow the leader type effect
1962 Tilt! 10
Leo Behnke Follow the Leader with business cards
1962 Entertaining Close Up 2
Harry Lorayne Criss-Cross one phase only, repeated as challenge, for credit comments see page 16 of Kabbala, Vol. 2
1965 My Favorite Card Tricks 16
Harry Lorayne Six Card Follow the Leader Phase
1967 Deck-Sterity 94
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4 odd-backed, red-backed faces change to black as finale
Related to Winter 1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 140
William P. Miesel 3rd Flight follow the leader with 3 quartets
1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 48
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 36
Gerald Kosky Transpose & Follow
1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 84
Peter Kane Red - Blue - Transpo four red red-backed & four black blue-backed spot cards
1971 Another Card Session with Peter Kane 5
Sam Leo Horowitz Follow The Leader two four-of-a-kinds
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 451
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus Queens and Kings are paired, yet separate again
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Put-Back Move one card exchanged while two four-of-a-kinds are displayed and separated
Autumn 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 456
Roy Walton Wrong Again Follow the Leader with the four suits, four piles
1971 Cardboard Charades 20
Roy Walton Another Fine Mess court cards rearrange themselves, royal assembly meets follow the leader
1971 Cardboard Charades 37
Karl Fulves Fellow Followers this is actually page 36B
1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 36
Karl Fulves Mini Followers
1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 47
Karl Fulves Random Followers
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 119
Karl Fulves Napoleon two four-card packets
Related to 1973 Notes From Underground 58
Edward G. Brown Pictures and Pips with twelve picture and twelve number cards, in two tumblers
1973 The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 56
Philip T. Goldstein Goldstein's F.T.L.
1974 Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 6
Ian Baxter Supertransportation with four kings and four aces
1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 109
Peter Warlock Follow The Leader credit information, odd-backed version
Sep. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1050
Ian Baxter Super Transposition Kings and Aces on table, one switched, rest follows
1975 New and Novel Knowledge 50
Dai Vernon Follow The Leader only beginning displacement with wedge cull is briefly explained
1976 The First California Lecture 4
Philip T. Goldstein FTL five red and 5 black cards, three phases
1976 Classic Tackler 4
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Follow the Leader No. 66, 3&3
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 100
Larry Jennings Larry's Leader
1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 47
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified Follow the Leader with two cut jumbo cards
Also published here 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 540
Harry Lorayne Follow The Leaders with two four of a kinds
1979 Quantum Leaps 36
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizes
Related toAlso published here 1979 Goldstein's Gallery 14
Ken Beale, Ralph W. Hull Positive & Negative Cards using two four of a kinds, transformation kicker
Related to 1980 Interlock 46
John Fedko Exchango using four cards with black sticker and 4 with red sticker and poker chip to indicate colors
Dec. 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 430
Karl Fulves Gargoil oil & water combo with follow the leader, no method
1980 Interlocutor (Issue 41) 163
Keith Bennett Take me to your Leader four & four
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 2) 986
Roxy Surprise Follow the Leader with 4 four-of-a-kinds and a transformation kicker
1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1002
Unknown The Leaders
1982 Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 8
Edward Marlo Barroom Poker strange Follow the Leader Variation with aces, five phases
Inspired by 1983 Marlo without Tears 50
Milton Kort Following Elias
Inspired by 1984 Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 308
Frederick Braue Follow the Leader
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 21
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move for follow the leader finale
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 23
Gerald Deutsch, Peter Marshall Follow the Leader Updated
Feb. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1169
Karl Fulves Follow Up four quartets
Related to 1987 Secret Session — Part One 18
José Carroll Red and Black full act, cards turn blank (pips fall off), red and black gloves change to white
Also published here 1988 52 Lovers 89
Brother John Hamman The Knavish Deuces oil&water and follow the leader combo
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 103
Karl Fulves Follow the Leader & Oil and Water combination, plot suggestion
Related to 1989 The Black & White Trick iii
Bruce Cervon Follow the Black & White 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border
1989 The Black & White Trick 117
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified FTL with eight cards
Also published here 1990 Focus 86
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizes
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Focus 87
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met Oil and Water combined with Follow The Leader, 4&4
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 34
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met - The Contrasting Backs Variant
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley A Biddle Displacement with Follow The Leader application
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 116
Alex Elmsley, Brother John Hamman The Atomic Aces four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders Phase
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 217
Alex Elmsley Los Ases Atomicos translation
four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders Phase
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 65
Juan Tamariz Fabulous Change using two four of a kinds
Oct. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 10) 2418
Gene Maze Follow the Joker ten Jokers and ten blank cards, bottom deal and second deal handlings
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 80
Billy McDonnell Leadership ten red and ten black cards
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 53) 976
John Riggs Follow the Oil & Water halves behind a red and a black card, change color when riffled through, impromptu svengali
Related to 1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 68
Tom Frame Leadership Potential kind of follow the leader effect
Inspired by Nov. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 11) 2721
Wylee Packer A Lorayne Storm applying "A Psychological False Count"
Aug. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 8) 2687
Ken Krenzel Strip the Leader two leader card in front of two shuffled piles, they become black and red pile, follow the leader phase, they shuffle again by themselves, stripper deck
Related to 1997 Ingenuities 195
Nick Trost Royal Rendevouz Follow the Leader type of routine, with Ambitious Ending
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 63
Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford Half and Half Two cards are cut in half, follow the leader type of effect
Inspired by
  • "Miracle Mates" (Bob Bell, marketed by Mickey Hades, 1963)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 208
Simon Lovell The Gambler's Move Kings and Aces, repeated
1997 Simon Says! 43
Karl Fulves He Has Followers No. 1, spectator riffle shuffles once and then deals into two piles part of the deck, follow the leader type presentation for color separation, colors marked on backs
1997 Command Colors 2
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Day Trippers short version of Follow the Leader with Queens and Aces
2000 Card College - Volume 4 857
Darwin Ortiz The Color of Money using red and black poker chip
Variations 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 180
Bob King Follow Up single phase, SBS
2002 The Breather 3 12
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, packet in spectator's pocket
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 514
Karl Fulves Touchstone one-phase Follow the Leader
Inspired by 2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 155
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Bottom-Biddle "Following Orders" Ace through Five of Hearts and Spades
Inspired by
  • "Following Orders" (Karl Fulves, Discoverie #1)
2003 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 34
Karl Fulves Color Bands red rubber band around red cards, black around black cards, halves together and bands exchanged, halves change as well, posed as problem
2004 Under Tension 31
Wesley James Chameleon Colors Revisited "alpha", reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transpose
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 144
Wesley James Follow That Card II "alpha"
Phase I: Ace through Four of Clubs & Spades are sympathetic, with additional red cards in play
Phase II: repeat variation
Phase III: follow the leader with the two four-card packets
Phase IV: four spades put in different pockets, clubs vanish and reappear with spades as pairs in pocket
Inspired by
  • "Follow That Card" (Bro. John Hamman, marketed item)
2004 Enchantments 208
Allan Ackerman Follow the Leader
2005 Ackerman 2004 26
Jack Avis Follow the Leader short routine
2006 Rara Avis 64
Jack Avis Siva Follows his Leader
2006 Rara Avis 65
Jack Avis Follow the Leader - Again!
2006 Rara Avis 67
Jack Avis Seven and Eleven Transpo four Aces and three Sevens, when Ace is put with Sevens the other three cards transpose
Also published here 2006 Rara Avis 118
Andi Gladwin Easy Followers with optional Royal Flush ending
2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 7 197
Nick Trost The Restless Court Cards with three quartets
2008 Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 69
Jörg Alexander Weber Casino using red and black poker chip
Inspired by 2008 ZauberKunstStücke — Band 2 76
Ramón Riobóo Triumvirate with three piles
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 247
Harry Lorayne Lead On! five red and five black cards
Related to 2011 Special Effects 189
So Sato Acrobat Leader
2016 The Secrets of So Sato 182
Harapan Ong All Hail the Great Leader Four red cards and four black cards keep remaining separate despite being mixed (follow the leader), when placed together they mix, when placed back with their leaders they separate again
Related to 2017 Wabi-Sabi 14
David Solomon Magnetic Cards ten cards
2018 Solomon's Secrets 36
Iñaki Zabaletta Siguiendo al Líder ten red and ten black cards, last cards are shuffled
2019 ¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 55
Lorenz Schär Kool and the Gang 10x10 cards, with entire deck ending
2019 Cards Against Reality 109
José Carroll Red and Black full act, cards turn blank (pips fall off), red and black gloves change to white
Also published here 2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 144
Edward Marlo Aces, Kings, Sixes...er...Tens! Aces and Kings, third quartet comes in with surprise
Inspired by 2020 Output (Issue 10) 19