157 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Color Changing Deck
  
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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 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 281
Unknown Speaking of Pink Elephants color changing backs, then a card travels from one half to the other Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 289
Jean Hugard "And the Spectator Blew" Greater Magic 293
Unknown The Hindu Color Changing Deck 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-smoothInspired by
  • "Optica Deck" by Edward Bagshawe
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
Audley Walsh The Perfect Deck Switch pseudo deck switching, presentation The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 294) 1174
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 cardRelated to The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 288) 1152
Dai Vernon Dai Vernon's Colour Changing Pack standart 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
Edward Marlo Chameleon Deck Routine all-backs and all-faces routine with color changing back kicker Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles) 65
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 climaxRelated 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 deckRelated to On the Clock Effect 10
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Suprising Jokers four jokers change backs, then deck 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 backersRelated 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 backRelated 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 deckInspired by The Unexpected Card Book 45
Mike Boden Marked packed trick with color changing deckRelated to Card Cavalcade II 5
Mike Boden, Ed Smeal Marked! - Alternate Handling with lapping deck switch by Ed SmealInspired 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 normalAlso 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 CorinRelated to Additional Deceptions 5
Derek Dingle All Backs Routine aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backersRelated to Additional Deceptions 13
Edward Marlo Notes on the Color Changing Deck Routine Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 133
Edward Marlo Complete Revised Routine effect combo with twisting and back change Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 128
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 stuffRelated 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 colorRelated to Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 8) 249
Eric Mason, Frank Everhardt Eca Tuoba Ecaf borrowed deck, transforms into a rainbow deckRelated 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 The Magic of Paul Harris 41
Nick Trost Color-Changing Pack Subtle Card Magic: Part One 34
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
Karl Fulves 52-Card Monte gag presentation with two single cards and rest of deck as third card, color changing deck kickerInspired by
  • Bob Still's Monte Routine
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #5) 927
Karl Fulves Carte Blanche cards become blank Packet Switches (Part Five) 322
Larry Jennings Transmutation Related to Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 42
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
Allan Ackerman, Derek Dingle Thinking it Through color chaning deck climax Here's My Card 37
Ken Krenzel Ken's Kolor Finesse some handling finesses 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 kickerInspired by The Book of John 7
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 additionRelated 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 predictionInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1229
John F. Mendoza Timing of "Color Triumphant" see also p. 69Related to Close-up Presentations 14
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 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
Derek Dingle Triple Color-Changing All Backs Aces The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 202
Derek Dingle Master Poker Demonstration combination, color changing deck climaxVariations 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 climaxRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 199
Derek Dingle Double Color-Changing Deck The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 209
Derek Dingle Deluxe Anytime Color Triumphant color chaning deck kicker The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 196
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 backsRelated 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
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
Roy Walton Rainbow Road with three colors and with rainbow deck variation Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 7) 1246
Pascal Monmoine Chameleon Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 6) 1231
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 oneVariations Close-up Seductions 87
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
Richard Bartram Color Coordinated Triumph! color changing deck climax Close-Up of the Damned 32
Unknown Color Changing Pack red-blue double backer, "running-cut optical illusion" The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 22
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
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kicker Riffling the Pasteboards 33
Ben Harris Super Cruel Triumph Triumph effect with color changing back kicker, half the deck is of different color Killer Klose-Up 72
Darwin Ortiz Greek Poker poker stacking triumph, color changing deck kickerVariations 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 backerAlso 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 backerAlso published here Seminarheft 28
Juan Tamariz, Luis Garcia, Gabriel Moreno Half-Escorial half the cards dealt face up, half face down, face up cards change back colorRelated to Sonata 180
John Bannon, John West Strangers' Gallery Secret Weapons 3
Alex Elmsley Ambitious Stranger ambitious card has different back, in the end deck changes color 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 Variations 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 backerAlso published here Magie 20
Jack Carpenter West Coast Cooler deck switch as skill demonstration, secret switch possible in course of routine Modus Operandi 123
Ken Simmons Triumphing for a Change color changing deck kickerRelated to Simplicity at Your Fingertips 24
Alex Elmsley The Red and the Blue two decks change place except for two selections in themVariations 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 kickerInspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 6, No. 3) 1
Peter Duffie A Hint of a Tint Universal Card with color changing deck kicker Duffie's Card Compulsions 97
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 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 oneInspired 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 redInspired by
  • "Remote Control" (Annemann)
13 Prophets 42
Michael Kaminskas Rainbow Connection rainbow deck climaxInspired by Miracle Material 24
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
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) (first published in The New Phoenix, No. 288, Aug 1953)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
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 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 71
Aaron Fisher Helter Skelter card and deck change color The Paper Engine 101
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Color-Changing Deck two-color double backer 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 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 colorInspired 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 backerAlso published here Compilation 58
Jack Parker The Bled and the Rue Selection from red deck appears in blue deck after a weird transpositionInspired 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 backerAlso published here Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 31
Steve Reynolds A Spin on the Color-Changing Deck Find four Aces from the deck, rest of deck changes color Route 52 60
John Guastaferro Ballet Stunner color changing back kicker One Degree 101
John Guastaferro More on the Ballet Cut - 7. Color Clash One Degree 108
Joshua Jay Technicolor Intro-verted "Featuring a color-changing deck kicker"Inspired by One Degree 23
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 kickerInspired by Finding The Center 59
Patrick Lehnen Blue Hot Mama hole deck changes as a climax, blue-red double backer, see also Luke Dancy “Chicago Closer“ Lecture Notes 17
Edward Boswell Color Shift Deck changes color from blue to red, except selection which remains blue A New Angle 87