406 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration / Magician cuts to the Aces
  
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Unknown Cutting at a Chosen Card stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 266
John Scarne Ace-Cutting four packets cut to and dropped, top Ace turns over, daubed edge
Variations 1938 Greater Magic 72
Unknown A Cutting Discovery found by cutting to it, thumbnail estimation
Related toVariations 1940 Expert Card Technique 114
Unknown Poker Heaps performer cuts deck in five piles, good poker hand on top
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 21
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
Unknown To Control Two or More Cards as four-Ace Control
1941 The Stripper Deck 8
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
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 Handling Improved
Related to 1942 Let's See the Deck 10
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
Dai Vernon Cutting The Aces
Related toVariations 1946 Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 2) 27
Edward Marlo What? No Crimps?
Related to 1947 Marlo In Spades 29
J. B. Bobo Four Ace Routine (a) four piles build by shuffling and being stopped by spectator, Ace on top of each
(b) Aces lost, number cards selected and their value used to count down to Aces
(c) "Cutting the Aces"
1947 Watch This One! 65
Edward Marlo Impossible to Follow crimp
Related to 1947 Marlo In Spades 27
Edward Marlo Under the Table crimp
1947 Marlo In Spades 28
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Nailcutting the Aces
1948 Show Stoppers with Cards 9
Russell T. Barnhart Four-Ace Opener slip cut
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 134
Edward Marlo General Ace Opener using crimp and Charlier Cut
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 136
Audley Walsh Cut Up one handed cutting the Aces, Aces reversed
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 187) 748
Al Leech Super Ace Control finding the Aces by their sound, while riffling through the deck, riffle count
1949 For Card Men Only 22
Eddie Joseph That's Your Card - Take It Away four cards chosen, lost, honest slop shuffle to mix cards face-up/face-down, performer cuts to cards
1951 More Dumbfounders with Cards 25
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 Challenge Cutting of Aces
1953 The Cardician 67
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
Edward Marlo Clip Palm Ace Cutting
1957 Side Steal 54
Edward Marlo The Card Transfer for Ace Cutting only idea mentioned
1957 The Tabled Palm 37
Edward Marlo The Crimp Cull riffle shuffle cull, four Aces are corner crimped
Variations 1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 66
Edward Marlo Cutting Aces to Top of Four Packets
1959 Riffle Shuffle Systems 114
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
Edward Marlo Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro Ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last Ace found at named number
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 44
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 1 Aces lost in deck, performer cuts deck in four piles with Aces on top, Kings on bottom, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Edward Marlo Faro Divider Effects - Effect No. 2 Aces and Kings lost in deck, performer cuts deck into four piles with Aces and Kings on top and bottom of each, faro
1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 14
Edward Marlo Cutting the Aces
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 5
Edward Marlo Aces and Four Packets
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 5
Edward Marlo Kings and Aces deck cut into four packets, Kings on top and Aces on bottom, two methods
Variations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 6
Edward Marlo Alternated Ace Cutting
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 2 Slip Cut) 9
Edward Marlo Shuffle and Cut Discovery of Four Aces six methods, cutting into four packets
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 3 Shuffle and Cut Discoveries) 1
Edward Marlo Four Shuffles Ace Location
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 3 Shuffle and Cut Discoveries) 10
Edward Marlo Four Ace Shuffle and Packet Cut Discoveries
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 3 Shuffle and Cut Discoveries) 11
Edward Marlo Four Ace Location (Stacked Deck Retained) four Aces shuffled into deck and cut on top of four piles, order retained
Related toVariations 1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers)
Edward Marlo Combination - Top and Bottom Block Transfers deck cut into four packets, Kings on top and Aces on bottom, order retained
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 4 Transfers) 4
Edward Marlo Flash Aces deck cut into four packets, Aces on bottom of each
1964 The Patented Shuffle (Issue 6 Effects) 17
Al Leech Cut the Aces face-up double cuts
1965 Super Card Man Stuff 46
John Benzais Four of a Kind named four-of-a-kind
1967 The Best of Benzais 36
Victor "Astor" Jamnitzky Die Lange Karte making use of reversed cards in deck with whole deck corner-shorted, like cutting to the Aces
1967 (ca.) The Astor-Deck 8
Edward Marlo As a Disclosure face-up Ace appears while cutting
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 5
Eddie Fay Fay's Capping Demonstration producing Aces from shuffled deck, sleeve-holdout
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 23
Bobby Bernard School For Croupiers coin flourishes, cutting the aces and dice stacking to a croupier presentation
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 225
Alton Sharpe Jumping Jacks performer cuts pack into four piles, Jacks on top, then matrix routine with table mat with post card covers
1969 Expert Card Mysteries 145
David Bendix Ace-Cutting without Double-Cutting alternate way to get into "Cutting The Aces", using faro shuffle
Inspired by 1969 Hierophant (Issue 2) 74
Karl Fulves Octogonal Aces Aces shuffled reversed in deck, cut to again, stripper deck
Related to 1970 Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue Third Supplement) 82
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting using Marlo Key Card
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 69
Edward Marlo Professional Ace Cutting with crimp
Related to 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 146
North Bigbee Magick Aces using a brand new deck
1970 The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 6) 29
Allan Ackerman Axing the Aces backs of Aces change color
1971 The Esoterist 24
Dai Vernon, Harry Lorayne, Don Costello The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers with four Kings kicker and story
Inspired byVariations 1971 Reputation-Makers 11
Edward Marlo Marlo's Super Ace Cutting eight extra Aces
1971 Expert Card Chicanery 29
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
Father Cyprian King Kut cut to kings which change to aces
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 46
Frank Garcia Crazy Aces Aces change to Kings, Aces are cut to
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 62
Frank Garcia Riding the Aces
Related toVariations 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 196
Gene Finnell Cutting the Aces, Free Cut Style Aces cut to after losing them with Free Cut principle, with two variations
1973 Gene Finnell's Card Magic 70
Karl Fulves Instant Ace Cutting Aces dropped on top of deck, instantly four piles formed
1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 28
Karl Fulves Instant Ace Cutting Aces dropped on top of deck, instantly four piles formed (problem posed on p. 28)
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 64
Karl Fulves Challenge Ace Cutting spectator shuffles cards
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 46
Karl Fulves No-Crimp Ace Cutting setting four side jogs
Related to 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 84
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
John Carney Chameleon Aces Aces cut to, Aces change back color, then rest of deck
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 6
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 1974 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
Edward Marlo Surprise - Surprise - Surprise Aces produced, triumph effect with no reversed cards, Aces reverse at once
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 156
Edward Marlo The Quick Cull Miracle three methods
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 245
Derek Dingle Riddle's Aces Ace cutting, to Kings transformation, Aces in pocket
Also published here 1974 Epilogue (Issue 20) 188
Martin A. Nash Aces For Experts Only any Ace called for
Related toVariations 1975 Ever So Sleightly 58
Martin A. Nash Spinning the Aces see p. 444 for additional crediting
Also published here 1975 Ever So Sleightly 93
Larry Jennings Gambler's Aces
VariationsAlso published here 1975 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Two 102
Bob Hamilton Extra royal flush kicker
Inspired byRelated to 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8) 95
Peter Kane The Unkind Cut performer cuts deck in four piles, top and bottom cards are mates
1975 A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 18
Francis Carlyle Date Card Trick cutting the Aces forming year dates
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 110
Joseph K. Schmidt Actually Cutting the Aces nailgauge
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 82
Horace E. Bennett Am I Blue cutting to four Aces, different colored back kicker
Inspired by 1975 Bennett's Best 83
John Carney Chameleon Aces aces cut to, aces change back color, then rest of deck
1976 Enigma 2
Patrick Page Four Ace Trick four aces are cut to
1976 The Big Book of Magic 93
Bruce Cervon Puzzling Aces
Inspired by 1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 28
Philip T. Goldstein Charlier Cut Production
1976 Classic Tackler 5
Karl Fulves Slick Ace two packets, two Aces on top of each
1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 284
Harry Lorayne Cutting the Aces one-handed Charlier cuts, Aces crimped
1977 The Magic Book 39
Martin A. Nash One-Armed Bandit one-handed, see p. 449 for additional crediting
Inspired by 1977 Any Second Now 246
Punx Der Mann mit dem goldenen Arm presentation for Vernon's Cutting the Aces, only production
Inspired byRelated to 1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 63
Roger Smith Ultimate Cutting the Aces from ungaffed shuffled deck
1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 2 12
Harry Lorayne Cutting the Aces "a practice device for the Jog Shuffle", deck placed on table after jog shuffle and an Ace cut to, repeated
1977 The Magic Book 88
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
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 1978 The Book of John 7
Allan Ackerman Ace Cutting Display
1978 Here's My Card 103
Frank Garcia Bluff Ace Opener magicians cuts four piles, all Aces, taking more card in last packet
1978 Lecture Notes — No. 2 1
Frank Garcia Impossible 4 Ace Revelation magicians cuts four piles, all Aces
Variations 1978 Lecture Notes — No. 2 2
Al Smith Cross Over Aces using pick-up from wrong packets, see p. 37 for variation by David Britland
Related to 1978 The Talon (Issue 2) 13
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
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
Martin A. Nash All Challenges Met real thing, estimation, riffle cull
1979 Sleight Unseen 436
Martin A. Nash Honest Aces
Related toVariations 1979 Sleight Unseen 428
Martin A. Nash It Can't Happen Here cutting to any value named, stack
1979 Sleight Unseen 430
Edward Marlo One Hand Ace Cutting one handed cutting at four angle jogs, three methods
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 350
Karl Fulves Textbook Aces spectator cuts to Aces, then performer, at bottom of piles is Royal Flush
  • Immediate Aces
  • Knockout Poker
1979 The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1298
Steve Beam Split Cutting The Aces
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 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, Martin A. Nash Marlo Miracle Aces classic faro ace cutting ("estimation aces"), last ace found at named number
Inspired by 1980 Colors on the March 4
Edward Marlo The Punch Cut cut to a full house, punched cards as crimped cards
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 9
Edward Marlo One Hand Bottom Slip Cut on the table, four techniques
Also published here 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 237
Father Cyprian Swindle Cut Aces Aces lost and cut to by magician
Related toVariations 1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 10
Father Cyprian Four Ace Quickie
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 38
Edward Marlo Another Ace Cutting Effect bottom slip cut application, step 34
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 243
Martin A. Nash Aces for Experts Only any Ace called for
Inspired by 1980 Ovation 2
Harry Lorayne, Dai Vernon, Don Costello, Martin A. Nash The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers
Related to 1980 Ovation 4
Martin A. Nash Honest Aces shorter description
Inspired by 1980 Jacks or Better 2
H. E. Burnside Cutting the Aces
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 814
John F. Mendoza, Barry Nelson Marlo-Nelson-Mendoza Hunters Kings and Queens shuffled into deck, one of the Kings put in case, deck cut into packets, Queen and King on top of each, one Queen with King in case
Inspired by 1980 John: Verse Two 15
John F. Mendoza Easy Ace Cutting tabled
1980 John: Verse Two 66
Martin A. Nash Spinning the Aces
Also published here 1980 Colors on the March 5
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
Harry Riser Almost Legitimate Cutting the Aces center blocks cut out one-handed
Inspired byAlso published here 1981 Arcane (Issue 6) 59
David Britland Pseudo one handed
Inspired by 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1) 14
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
Eddie Taytelbaum, Stephen Tucker Flash of Light collection of ideas
  • for the rising card, two cards rise aligned (Taytelbaum)
  • card changes while removing rubber band from wrist (Taytelbaum)
  • Miracle Aces, to produce a Full House (Tucker)
  • rope restoration with flash paper (Tucker)
  • rope vanish idea (Tucker)
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 24) 455
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
Aurelio Paviato Cutting the "Coins" Aces cut to and tabled, coin appears under each Ace
Related to 1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 105
Edward Marlo Story Book Poker Deal Ace cutting, repeat six hand stacking, all have quartets as climax, "inverse" belly stripper
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 88
Edward Marlo First Routine spectator shuffles between each Aces, then magician a bit too, slick cards
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 93
Edward Marlo Second Routine spectator shuffles, slick Aces
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 94
Edward Marlo Third Routine slick Aces, any Ace called for
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 94
Edward Marlo Fourth Routine slick Aces, one-handed, not recommended by Marlo...
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 95
Edward Marlo Techniques for Ace Cutting two methods
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 202
Edward Marlo Crimp Conjuring spectator shuffles, magician locates Aces two times, then stacks them, similar to snap crimp
1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 210
Edward Marlo Refined Ace Cutting from "Lost Shuffle Manuscript", using crimps or raised surfaces
Inspired by 1984 Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 216
Dr. Jacob Daley, Jack Avis Notes on Dr. Daley's Strip Out Shuffle culling of cards at known position, short Ace cutting sequence with riffle shuffle placement, all very brief
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 112
Mike Gallo Suited Up Ace cutting with New Deck Order finish
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 22) 209
Michael Skinner New King Cut Kings change to Aces, Kings are also cut to
Also published here 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers — Book 2 53
Edward Marlo Mexican Joe Cuts To The Aces
1984 At The Table 83
Pascal Monmoine Ace Cutting magician cuts to the Kings, then they transform into the Aces
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1236
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
Frederick Braue Tens at 10, 20, 37, 47 cutting to Tens in Nikola stack with Thumbnail Gauge (1941)
Inspired by 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 29
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
Larry Jennings Gambler's Aces
Also published here 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 102
Bob King Anytime Ace Cut using tabled slip cut, quick
Also published here Nov. 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 1278
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
Ron Frost All Wrong! NDO set-up, NDO-finale
Feb. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 2) 1313
Dai Vernon The Unadulterated Cutting the Aces
Related to 1987 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 1 155
Gary Ouellet Three-Second Wonder crossing hands when turning over top cards, inspiration according to "JawDroppers!"
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 1335
Karl Fulves Any Named Ace any Ace is cut to in a shuffled deck, riffle cull
Inspired by 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 6
Randy Wakeman The Odds Against Me inspired by Scarne performance on Tom Snyder's "Tomorrow Show"
1987 Special Effects 20
Thomas Hierling Haben Sie ein Lieblingsas...?! performer cuts to the Aces, then named Ace vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Inspired by 1987 New Wave Close-Up 39
Karl Fulves Within An Ace No. 1, Aces cut to, they show up face up
Related to 1987 Secret Session — Part Two 52
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
Bruce Cervon Flip Over Aces fast cutting
1988 The Cervon File 196
Edward Marlo Shuffling and Cutting to the Aces using riffle cull approach
1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 77
Larry Jennings Double Revelation performer cuts to four Kings in four piles, they change to Aces via Jennings Revelation
Related to 1988 The Cardwright 8
Karrell Fox The "Informers" performer cuts deck into three piles, on top are the mates of the selection
1988 My Latest Book 53
Edward Marlo Ace Cutting using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 256
Edward Marlo Cardician's Touch spectator shuffles before each cut to an Ace, using Mexican Joe Crimp
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 259
Darwin Ortiz Slick Aces with transpo follow up
Related to 1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 106
Bob King Shuffle/Cut Ace Control Aces cut to one by one, position of last Ace announced
1989 Magician Foolers 4
Bob King Anytime Ace Cut using tabled slip cut, quick, reprinted from reference
Also published here 1989 Magician Foolers 34
Randy Wakeman A Dime a Dozen
1989 Randy Wakeman Presents 87
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
Michael Powers Unexpected Development performer cuts to four blank cards, they print to the Aces
1990 Top Secret Stuff 78
Paul Cummins On Call magician cuts pack in four piles with Aces on its faces
1990 Spectacle 63
Jack Birnman The Birnman Revelation performer cuts deck swiftly into four piles, Ace on top of each, including a handling by John Bannon
1990 Impossibilia 118
Gary Ouellet Three Second Wonder crossing hands when turning over top cards
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1990 Close Up Illusions 28
Edward Marlo An Ace-Cutting Effect
1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 15
Peter Warlock P. W. Ace Cut
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 40) 730
Jackie McClements The Move "An ace cutting display", as John McClements, optionally with "Turnover Palm Addition Move" (Roy Walton)
Also published here 1991 Profile (Issue 2) 1
Edward Marlo Magician Cuts the Aces with wave work in cards
1991 The Olram File (Issue 8) 13
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
Thomas Baxter Breathless performer cuts to the Aces, then Kings and suits are produced as a climax
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 822
Mike Bornstein Bargain Four ala swindle cut
Jan. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 1) 2165
Doug Edwards Close the Cirlce using multiple tabled slip cuts
Apr. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2206
Doug Edwards Close the Cirlce, Expanded using multiple tabled slip cuts, face up
Apr. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 4) 2206
Ernest Earick Bottomland Aces spectator shuffles, performer cuts to four Aces
1993 By Forces Unseen 125
Edward Marlo Losing Aces, Cutting Aces with commentary on Dai Vernon's "Cutting the Aces"
Inspired by 1993 The Olram File (Issue 13) 14
Al Thatcher Breather Crimp Application for last Ace in Cutting the Aces
Related to 1993 Card File 174
Jerry Mentzer Challenge Aces Aces cut to from shuffled, sealed deck, breather crimps
1993 Card File 176
Eddie Fechter You Would Lose performer cuts to four Aces, slip cuts
1993 Fechter 49
Roger Crosthwaite The Kilburn Cut estimation cut to locate a card à la Marlo
1994 Roger's Thesaurus 13
John Scarne, J. W. Sarles One Hand Ace Cutting using bridge (spring and riffle shuffle)
1994 Rigmarole (Issue 6) 66
Jackie McClements The Move optionally with "Turnover Palm Addition Move" (Roy Walton)
Also published here 1994 Shock Treatment 6
Alex Elmsley The Tale of the Old Timer cutting to fourJacks, then Queens, then Kings, then dealing out all Jacks to Aces
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 449
Frank Thompson Frank Thompson's Method top stock riffle control
  • Thompson Ace Cutting
1994 Crooked Tales 94
Bob Irons Gambler's Aces breather crimp, tabled
Variations 1994 Roger's Thesaurus 104
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
R. Paul Wilson Challenge Aces
1995 Chaos Theories 48
Darwin Ortiz Blind Aces performer blindfolded by spectator's hands from behind (human blindfold)
Inspired by
  • "Uppercutting the Aces" (Hartman)
1995 Cardshark 95
Unknown As You Like It magician cuts to named four-of-a-kind
1995 Card College — Volume 1 192
Steve Bedwell The "It Doesn't Matter" Estimation Aces
Inspired by 1995 ca. Parked Card and Other Manoeuvres 5
David Neighbors Fusion Aces cutting the Aces, as climax four glued blocks with Aces on top
1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1
Paul Cummins Smoother Stevens cutting to four Aces in one run
1996 from a shuffled deck in use... Part Two 8
Michael Skinner New King Cut Kings change to Aces, Kings are also cut to
Also published here 1996 Classic Sampler 20
Michael Skinner Knocking Out the Aces tabled production routine
1996 Classic Sampler 76
Karl Fulves Two By Four shuffled deck, performer shuffles and cuts three piles, then names bottom cards, then new bottom cards are Aces
1996 Blocking Off 62
Karl Fulves Multitudinous cutting to three Nines and shows them to different spectators, they all see the Nine of Spades which is then removed from wallet
1996 Blocking Off 90
John Scarne Slick Aces named four-of-a-kind lost and cut to one by one (with distribution shuffle/honest aces), last ace appears with other 3 on spectator's hand
Related to 1996 Blocking Off 172
John Scarne Triple Threat performer cuts to three signed and lost cards during tabled riffle shuffles (or: full house named, performer cuts to those five cards)
1996 Blocking Off 193
James Swain Up-the-Ladder Aces
Related to 1996 Miracles with Cards 56
James Swain The Unweave Revelation Faro Divider type
1996 Miracles with Cards 109
James Swain My Opener Aces produced, triumph with Aces reversed at end, Aces lost again, cut to and new deck order finale
1996 Miracles with Cards 112
Harry Riser Erdnase Aces tabled one-at-a-time Ace production, using riffle shuffle work from Erdnase
Inspired byVariations 1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 52
Harry Riser Quick Erdnase Aces quicker version
Inspired by 1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 59
Peter Duffie Marraid four Kings cut to, then suits spelled to find Queens
1996 With Cards 1
John Graham Master Of The Aces using crimp, fair handling
Mar. 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 3) 2771
Jack Carpenter The Sweep Control deck cut into four piles, Ace on bottom of each, tabled
1997 The Expert's Portfolio No. 1 71
Dai Vernon, Al Mann Cutting the Aces story, with knife
Inspired by 1997 Mind Your Poker 12
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
Andrew Wimhurst The Spectator Estimates the Aces last card found by magician
Inspired by 1998 Down Under Deals 11
Andrew Wimhurst Kicked in the Face cut in four piles, first Aces, then Jacks, Nash's Honest Aces Shuffle
1998 Down Under Deals 18
Harry Levine Climbing the Aces with up the ladder cut and breather crimp
1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 69) 1428
Jack Avis Flash Ace Production deck split into four packets, Ace on top of each
1998 Vis à Vis 78
Jack Avis Siva's Ace Cut
1998 Vis à Vis 80
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
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
Doug Conn Weighing the Aces performer cuts to the Aces, performer cuts off same amount as spectator cuts off and as spectator names, breather
1999 Tricks of my Trade 66
Guy Hollingworth A More Light-Hearted Routine Ace cutting with increasing conditions
1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 192
Andrew Wimhurst, Dr. Jacob Daley Cheater's Aces
1999 Low Down Dirty Tricks 7
Baltazar Fuentes Cutting the Aces Aces put in different positions in fan with some fake spacing, found
1999 Arempi II 28
Harry Lorayne, Christian Scherer The Card Sharp and the Four Gamblers
Inspired by 1999 Abgezockt! 17
Roberto Giobbi The Miracle Aces magician finds four aces by throwing a card into the deck
Inspired by 2000 Card College — Volume 4 885
Tom Gagnon Automatic Ace Cutting by dribbling, good poker hand is found
Inspired byVariations 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 35
Steve Beam Competition Cutting by dribbling, good poker hand is found
Inspired by 2000 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 37
Harry Lorayne The Magical Gambler
Inspired by
  • Paul Gordon effect
2001 Personal Collection 121
Harry Lorayne Royal HaLo four Ace cutting, count-down with indicator with final Ace, Royal Flush kicker
Inspired by 2001 Personal Collection 57
Karl Fulves Edge Cut Aces key cards above and below Aces are scratch marked
2003 Off The Books (Issue 5) 69
Luis H. Trueba, Martin A. Nash Honest Aces Production
Inspired by 2003 Magia y Dramagia 116
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
William Duncan Easy Expert Aces
2004 Tribute 5
Allan Ackerman No Palm Travelers Kings signed and lost, then cut to, change to Aces, Kings from pockets, handling updated in 2005
2005 How to Tame a Moose 24
Piet Forton Cutting the Aces Vernon's Cutting the Aces, without losing Aces, Royal Flush kicker (same idea published by Bob Hamilton)
Inspired byRelated to 2005 Das 2005 — Close-Up Seminar 8
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
Harry Riser Almost Legitimate Cutting the Aces center blocks cut out one-handed
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 Secrets of an Escamoteur 45
Jack Avis The "Professional" Cuts the Aces
2006 Rara Avis 112
Edward Marlo Marlo Aces like Marlo Estimation Aces
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 7
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
Bruce Cervon Cutting the Aces shuffle Aces into pack and cut to them
2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 30
Edward Marlo One-Hand Bottom Slip Cut from left hand to table
  • Extremely Delicate Ace-Cutting
Also published here 2007 Marlo on Erdnase 54
Steven Youell +1 spectator cuts to four cards, performer cuts to one higher each, with Si Stebbins variation
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 12
Steven Youell My Name Is Nobody Aces lost and then cut to one by one
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 22
Steven Youell Calling The Shot performer cuts to three selections one at a time, also as Ace cutting
Inspired by
  • Terry LaGerould effect
2009 Weapons of Mass Deception 38
Fred Robinson Fred Robinson's High Card Cut method with table-edge holdout
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 187
Jason England Aces to Order Aces cut to in requested order
2009 Jammin' With the Fellas 1
Tony Cabral Miracle Aces
2011 Card Tricks for the Untrustworthy 41
Jack Carpenter Howlin' Wolf Aces Aces lost, one cut to and placed on spectator's hand, it becomes all four after a bit of byplay
2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 25
Tom Gagnon Rhythm Aces
2011 Avant-Cards 152
Karl Fulves Swiping The Aces "Unexplained"
deck cut in four piles, bottom cards shown as Aces, then they are on top, posed as a problem
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 622
Tom Gagnon LBD Aces "Lateral Bottom Deal", Aces lost, performer quickly cuts the tabled deck four times at the Aces
2011 Avant-Cards 146
Tom Gagnon Bet Your Lateral Bottom Dollar performer cuts to the Aces one by one from tabled deck, dollar bill lies on deck, using Greek Lateral Bottom Deal
2011 Avant-Cards 148
Tom Gagnon Sticky Aces cutting to Aces after spectator's shuffle à la Scarne, using cards that have half a sticky surface
2011 Avant-Cards 155
Will Houstoun Guestimation
Inspired by 2012 Seventeen Secrets 23
Darwin Ortiz Sweating Bullets cutting the aces, then aces controlled (faros), then new pack order
Inspired by 2012 Lessons in Card Mastery 207
Allan Ackerman The Splits Aces cut to, deck slapped onto them, they distribute next to previously named quartet
Inspired byRelated to 2012 The Cardjurer 47
John Born Motivation: Cutting the Aces Using cutting the Aces as a running effect throughout a longer show, slowly cut to them one by one
2012 Seeking the Bridge 152
Mike Robinson The Mr. Aces Routine Aces are found by cutting, they change into Kings and Aces found face-up in the deck, with different backs
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 237
Edward Marlo, Michael Close, Andrew Wimhurst, Patrick Lehnen Jive Aces with whole deck under box kicker
Inspired by 2013 Lecture Notes 11
Tom Gagnon Miracle Flush cutting to straight flush
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 128
Tom Gagnon Ribbon Spread Cut deck openly cut during flipping over a tabled spread, right at an Ace
2013 Too Hot for the Devil 51
Benjamin Earl Selective Isolation any Ace called for
2013 Less is More 2 4
Benjamin Earl Real Ace Cutting thoughts on cutting four Aces from a shuffled deck
  • Method/approach/philosophy
  • Technical Notes
  • Performance Notes
  • Final Thoughts
Also published here 2014 Less is More 3 25
R. Paul Wilson Aces Reloaded Ace cutting effect.
Inspired by 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 129
Harry Lorayne (B)Estimation Aces non-faro handling
2015 JawDroppers! 80
Steve Beam Tradeoffs Four kings are lost in the pack. The magician and a helper cut the cards to locate them.
2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 107
Harry Lorayne Startler card chosen, performer instantly finds the three mates
2015 JawDroppers! 15
Benjamin Earl The Back Room Demo false stacking demo of the four Aces from a spectator shuffled deck
Also published here 2015 Less is More Bonus 8
Steve Beam Poker Jack The magician cuts to the four aces for a poker hand. Then flips over the packets showing the four jacks for blackjack.
Related toVariations 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 27
Harry Lorayne Four-Second Wonder, Revised quick cutting into five packets to reveal Royal Flush, bluff crossing
Inspired by 2015 JawDroppers! 86
Harry Lorayne The Card Sharp & The Four Gamblers one-handed Ace cutting, with four Kings kicker and story, simplified
Inspired by 2015 JawDroppers! 172
Roberto Giobbi Hofzinser's Glove presentational idea
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Mar 26) 90
Joseph Barry Thanks to Vernon Aces lost and found
Inspired by 2016 Charlotte's Notes 12
Giancarlo Scalia Ace Cutting Sequence
Related to 2016 Semplici Immagini 1
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