282 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Double Backer
  
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Jack Merlin Here There and Everywhere ambitious card, then stop trick, twice the card is at the stopped position Merlin's Master Miracles 15
Tom Sellers The Double Card Prediction double backer stabbed in deck Sellers' Secrets 17
Unknown A Double Surprise performer and spectator remember card and its position in their halves of the deck, cards taken out, performers card is shown to be a double backer (!), spectator's card is an indifferent card and brought from pocket Farelli's Card Magic - Part Two 91
Henry Christ The 203rd Force Related to SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 38
Eddie Clever The Renovated Sphinx Card Trick two signed cards in hat transpose with signed card in deck, double backer, fake indices card The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 9) 34
Louis Lam "Alice in Wonderland" card turns over multiple times, then is spelled out Would You Believe It? 15
Lin Searles An Amusing Reversal ambitious card, then chosen card turns over, double backerRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1936) 134
Jean Hugard Double Back Principles in Card Magic some credit information Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 117
Unknown Turnover double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 122
Unknown Satan Behind You double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 125
Unknown Comedy Relief gag for people that know the air pressure turnover, double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 126
Unknown The Queen Turns Over double backer and sticky card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Glenn G. Gravatt A Real Magical Vanish odd-backed card from deck into spectator's pocket (where other cards are), 2-color double backer, sticky card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 114
Unknown Alice in Wonderland card turns over and is spelled to, double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 117
Unknown Doubleback Card Force for two cards, double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Unknown Easy Coin Switch using double backed card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Unknown Movie Color Cards two different colored decks change places, 2 red-blue double backers Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 287
Frank Lane Double Backed Card Routine back of selection changes, ambitious card phase, count-down phase, card reverses, double index gaff and double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 118
Unknown Transposition Extraordinary between 2 odd-backed decks, red-blue double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 119
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backerRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 120
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backerRelated toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929)
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Theodore Annemann Initialled Card Telepathy signed card at chosen number or stop trick, double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Repeating Card Turnover 26 double backers Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
William Larsen A Reverse Location cards next to selection turn over, double backer(s) Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 123
Unknown Reversi three selections turn over, 51 double backers Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 124
Dai Vernon Chameleon Backs two odd-backed cards, back color transposes, red-blue double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 125
Unknown The Double Card Prediction double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 126
U. F. Grant Giant Acrobatic Cards some jumbo cards are dealt face up face down alternating, they turn over again while a second packet is now mixed alternately, double backersVariationsAlso published here
  • "Stage Magic" (Burling Hull, 1932)
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 127
Henry Christ The Perfect Force double backer, 203rd forceVariations Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 128
Jess Kelly The Sympathetic Card blue backed card changes to red when rubbed on red deck, red-blue double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 129
Charles T. Jordan One Ahead mexican turnover prediction with red-blue double backer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 284
Unknown Double-Backed Key Card Greater Magic 83
Sam Leo Horowitz The Four Aces double backer Greater Magic 351
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Double Backed Cards some information followed by applications Greater Magic 480
Unknown The Power of the Will spectator deals, double backer Greater Magic 484
Unknown The Five Cards Do As I Do - You Can't double backer Greater Magic 485
Paul Curry Infallible Prediction free selection is predicted written on other card, deck of double facers, double backer, "Touch"Variations Greater Magic 442
Unknown Two Card Monte Move double facer and backer Greater Magic 443
Unknown The Self Reversing Cards ten cards are dealt face-up/face-down, five double backersRelated to Greater Magic 480
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz, Arthur Finley The Ambitious Card with double backerRelated to Greater Magic 481
George G. Kaplan Cagliostro's Card. A Prediction 20$ are bet on the outcome, six duplicates, short card, double backerRelated to Greater Magic 486
Al Baker Effect 2 cut-deeper flair challenge location The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Effects 1, 2, and 3) 498
Theodore Annemann Insto-Transpo spectator's and performer's pocket, double backerRelated toVariations The Incorporated Strange Secrets 3
Theodore Annemann Stop selection is at thought of position, continuous triplesVariations The Incorporated Strange Secrets 4
Dr. Jacob Daley Frontier Fantasy red and blue backed Four of Spades transpose, red-blue double backer The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 85) 542
Al Baker Effect 2 double backer, cut-deeper flair The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 198
Tom Sellers Think Of A Card Condensed Conjuring 6
Allan Lambie Double Prediction card reversed behind back is predicted, repeat, deck of double backers Prepared Cards and Accessories 7
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Triple Turn Up three selections, cards alternately face-up and down, half deck double backers Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Henry Christ The Perfect Card Location setting double back key cardRelated to Prepared Cards and Accessories 8
Dr. H. Walter Grote Ghost Writings name of selection appears on rolled up paper Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 9) 37
Dr. H. Walter Grote Cut and Turnover Force Variations Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 9) 37
R. M. Jamison Double Back Card Force method to repeat Dr. Grote Cut and Turnover Force with a second cardInspired by Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2, No. 2) 60
Bob Spencer Card Filtration red backed card travels to blue backed deck, red/blue double backer Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 4
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions My Best 78
Bob Spencer Back to Back red/blue double backer Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 5
James G. Thompson Jr. Thompson's Discontented Card The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 105) 422
Fred Fletcher Cherry Red Blues same card from red and blue deck are exchanged and put reversed in the other deck, then they travel back to the original pack, red-blue double backer The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 111) 447
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 130) 524
Unknown Double-Back Corner-Short Location out of the room selectionRelated to The Fine Art of Magic 44
Ken Krenzel, Don Costello Miracle named card turns over The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 169) 678
Ronald B. Edwards Weird Control two suits are shuffled match in order The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 278) 1112
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
Stewart James Touchosen red/blue doublebacker, see also p. 48 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 306) 23
James G. Thompson Jr. Low Bow to Don Tanner Inspired by
  • Don Tanner's "Six Card Mental Test"
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 260
Edward Marlo Marlo's Svengali with idea for Curry's Touch The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 366) 294
Nate Leipzig Reverso Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 173
L. K. Stevenson More on the Monte Inspired by The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 378) 340
John Robbins For Magicians Only double backer changes into selection, see p. 394 for idea by Martin Gardner and p. 398 for idea by Francis Haxton The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 388
Edward Marlo The Bet without Odds - Solutions three methods, see also p. 47 and "Technicolor Prediction" (Ireland Year Book 1962)Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 45
William P. Miesel Static solutionInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 56
Theodore Annemann The Thought Card - Annotation from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
spectator writes any card on back of card, magician divines it
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 2) 147
Edward Marlo Repeat Reverse with Gaffs double backer or facer Expert Card Conjuring 103
Henry Christ The 203rd Force continued on p. 198 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 9) 194
John Howie Brainwave Bet odd-backed unkown card inserted in deck, spectator names correct card, clean-up anti-climax follows, red-blue double backer Epilogue (Issue 6) 41
Aldini Predict-O-Deck Prediction written on card matches selection Roughingly Yours 26
Aldini, Paul Curry Mental-Matic Deck Name of card written on back of a card, matches freely thought of cardInspired by Roughingly Yours 38
Aldini Finale Touch Deck Prediction written on card matches free selection Roughingly Yours 39
Jon Racherbaumer Pardon My Backs! with thick double backer Hierophant (Issue 4) 210
Bruce Cervon Turn Me Over! funny messages on card Expert Card Chicanery 9
Edward Marlo Notes on a Miracle Kings are inserted next to Queens by spectator, ten methods (ungaffed, double facers, double backers, roughed)Related to Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 265
Bruce Cervon All Shook Up color changing Triumph, red-blue double backer, including "Non-Gimmicked Method" Expert Card Chicanery 3
Mike Rogers Still Avid color changing back kicker Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 2) 10
Al Baker Ambitious Card from Daley NotebooksVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 474
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 18
Derek Dingle All Backs aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backersRelated to Epilogue (Issue 19) 179
Lin Searles Impossible Location out-of-hand selection (203rd force), card vanishes and reappears in deckRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8th Folio) 665
Paul Curry Turn of the Century Related toVariationsAlso published here Paul Curry Presents 57
Karl Fulves Heavy Traffic prediction vanishes from between two jacks twice, then the chosen card appears between the jacksRelated toVariations Close-Up Mental Magic 2
Karl Fulves Second Method prediction vanishes from between two jacks twice, then the chosen card appears between the jacks Close-Up Mental Magic 4
Edward Marlo Think as I Think with thought of Cards, gaffed, red-blue double backer, red-blue menetekel, 3 approaches Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 208
Edward Marlo Sandwich Card Sandwiched Card is though of, double backer Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 71
Jim Lee Into the Case "Magical Lee" card placed in case in beginning is later selection, double backer Card Cavalcade 3 21
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Three card vanishes between jacks on deck Kannibal Kards 3
Jon Racherbaumer Flash Sandwich double backer, double facer, hung card Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 23
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Two two jacks dropped on card on deck which is instantly sandwiched Kannibal Kards 2
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Four four jacks become three, then two, then one, single card placed in center comes back to top with other jacksRelated to Kannibal Kards 3
Marvin Johnson Re-Opened Prediction two methods The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 866
Arthur Hill Numbers Up deck of number cards, design duplication on two cards, mirror in lap The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 5) 872
Jan Torell Trick with 3 Giant Cards three jumbo cards, silk is produced and back of one card changes color Magic by Jan Torell 16
Derek Dingle All Backs Routine aces lost and found in process, color changing backs kicker, twenty red-blue double backersRelated to Additional Deceptions 13
Henry Christ The Original Christ Force including 5 variations, one with double backer Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 32
Edward Marlo Cased-In Technicolor Thought gaffed Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 38
Peter Kane The Blushing Jokers four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue againVariations Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 6) 72
Edward Marlo More Technicolor Thought named ace in Ace Packet is reversed and odd-backed
- R-B Double-Backed Think Ace
- Swindle Technicolor Thought
- Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 1
- Four-Card Technicolor Thought No. 2
Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3, No. 11) 145
Nick Trost Color-Changing Pack Subtle Card Magic: Part One 34
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Card Elimination Card vanishes from deck, then appears face up in the deck laterAlso published here Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 22
Nick Trost U-Find-It Spectator locates card by stabbing face up card into the deck Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 24
Paul Curry Past, Present And Future two decks, three cards match, (apparently original) version of Paul Curry's "Touch"Related to Special Effects 68
Jeff Busby Back to Back all backs with four cards, to four normal cards to all backs againRelated toVariations Back to Back 2
Dai Vernon, Sam Leo Horowitz The Second Method double backer Four-Card Brainwave 4
Sam Leo Horowitz The Third Method double backer Four-Card Brainwave 6
Sam Schwartz The Fourth Method double backer Four-Card Brainwave 7
Sam Leo Horowitz The Fifth Method no extra card, double index aces, double backers Four-Card Brainwave 8
Sam Leo Horowitz Five-Card Brainwave two poker hands dealt, one card chosen, when re-dealt, this card reverses itself, two phases, double backers and rough-smoothRelated to Four-Card Brainwave 14
Philip T. Goldstein Contrasting Prediction red/blue double backerRelated to Notions 5
David Solomon Toss-in Triumph no card reversed after Triumph, indicator is tossed next to selection Arch Triumphs 33
Philip T. Goldstein Tearable two cards are torn, halves transpose several times Tearable 1
Thomas Alan Waters Synchroincidence two decks, same card is selected, red/blueInspired byRelated toVariations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 31
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Exchange daley's last trick with color changing back kicker Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Twist twisting four cards, one by one, with color changing back kicker Cycle! 3
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Elevator packet elevator with color changing back kicker Cycle! 5
Victor Marsh Found selection returned to cased deck, medium in other room finds selection The Chronicles (Issue 20) 1258
Francis Haxton Open Selection five cards removed from deck, of those the spectator choses two, they're the selections, two methodsRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 23) 1294
Gene Maze Bon Voyage double backer, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 79
Father Cyprian Multiple Surprises ace cutting with color changing back kicker, different colors, 4 double backers The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 46
Edward Marlo You Did It Again and Again! six cards, spectator thinks one, is turned over by spectator himself, repeats Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 13
Jon Racherbaumer The Blue Intruder Strikes Again! spectator choses only blue card in red back, using brainwave deck Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 56
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman On The Munch, or Eating Out (A Cannibal Card) simultaneous multiple vanish, three double backer The Gene Maze Card Book 60
Richard Kaufman, David Arthur, Gene Maze Fusion two jokers become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again they are two selections Cardworks 47
Slydini The Slydini Touch finesse for splitting an apparent double backer into two cards Cardworks 57
Richard Kaufman Layer by Layer two mates become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again it splits into mates and a selection Cardworks 55
Karl Fulves Foolzum with the Neal Elias half pass, variation with 26 double backers Milennium Aces 67
Edward Marlo Surprise signed card travels to anywhere, see also page 81 of Marlo's Plus Package 21st Century Card Magic 11
Unknown Two Card Monte Switch Hofzinser type Close-up Fantasies Finalé 114
Edward Marlo Christ-Crossed Clairvoyance two cards named after Christ-Force type procedure, double backer Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 9) 71
Edward Marlo The Unexpected Signed Card to Wallet Christ-Force type selection procedure Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 10) 75
Karl Fulves Synchro red-blue double backer The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1357
Philip T. Goldstein A Fine Mesh two selections between three jokers vanish, then a joker finds the selections in deck on either side, red/blue double backer Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 1
Philip T. Goldstein Quasimodo three jokers and one normal card are mixed, monte type premise, normal card's back changes red and then blue again with comedic presentation, red/blue double backer Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 3
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff The Beast With Two Backs prediction, then two cards fuse back to back Close-up Fantasies Finalé 113
Fred Castle The Lovely Queens Four red backed queens turn over one by one, then shown to have blue backs, and then the faces have changed into photos of "glamorous" ladies Magic With Giant Cards 6
Philip T. Goldstein Back-Ordered four card small packet All Backs 12/12 7
Philip T. Goldstein New Wave spectator reverses one of five ESP cards, same is reversed in packet in envelope 12/12 1
Ray Mertz Mirror Twist backs of four fours change colors, then faces change into mirrors Fork Full of Appetizers 27
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Mono) open double backer is "unfused" into two selections The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 68
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Stereo) open double backer, four of a kind production The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 70
Larry Jennings Duffer's Two Cards to Pocket two thought-of cards from small packet to pocket, no palming, double backer Epoptica (Issue 4) 229
Edward Marlo All Backs Routine packet version, double backer Marlo's Plus Package 20
Edward Marlo Indubitable Cards Across BONUS
double backers
Unlimited 43
Edward Marlo Color Changing Backs first packet, then full deck follows, red-blue double backers Marlo's Plus Package 24
Edward Marlo Double Thought Prediction two cards predicted on other cards, rough smooth deck, five handlings Marlo's Plus Package 71
Charles (Chuck) Kohrs Brainstorm though of card predicted in bag, using cloth bag with cards printed on it, two handlings Bertram on Sleight of Hand 243
Jerry K. Hartman Order Restored one suit is reversed in deck and orders itself, gaffed and ungaffed (faro) methodVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 1) 865
Michael Close, Stewart James Coda Chrome based on "Chronothot" from New Tops, prediction from odd-backed deck is put on table and matched named card, gaffed decks and double backer Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 286
Dan Garrett Flushback royal flush Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 15
Bill Worsley, Archie Palmer Intrigue: 2 back color change, red-blue double backer, see also “Cycle“ by Phil Goldstein Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 7) 1248
Philip T. Goldstein, Stephen Tucker Muster odd-backed blank card becomes (open) red-blue double backer, simplified version of Stephen Tucker's "You Must Be Psychic" (Cardiac-Arrest) West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 2) 18
Philip T. Goldstein, Stephen Tucker Packet Muster packet version of Stephen Tucker's "You Must Be Psychic" (Cardiac-Arrest) West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 2) 21
William P. Miesel Signa-Flite odd-backed card turns out to be same as signed selection, then signature appears on it, simplified variationInspired by West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 2) 41
John F. C. McLachlan A Test of Flirtatiousness four blue-backed jokers, turn red one by one, then blue againInspired by Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 36
Louis Falanga Jazz Fusion jazz aces variation with O. Henry kicker, double backer The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 84
Louis Falanga In Case of Fire double backer Best of Friends - Volume II 70
Louis Falanga Ace-Sumed Coincidence spectator touches aces, double backer Best of Friends - Volume II 73
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby) Best of Friends - Volume II 293
Philip T. Goldstein Sub-Scription signed joker travels up and down in 4-card-packet, double backers Best of Friends - Volume II 437
Louis Falanga Jim Bob Poker small packet routine, royal flush kicker Lake Tahoe Card Magic 11
Unknown Double Backer Force for two cards The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 1
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer FISM Madrid 1985 1
Unknown Color Changing Pack red-blue double backer, "running-cut optical illusion" The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 22
Frederick Braue Cardetection sixteen cards, some face-up some face-down, performer and spectator think of one, both found, eight double facers and eight double backers (1944) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 4
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer Mix '86 3
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #3 double back card Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 106
Edward Marlo Signature Transfer nine methods, ungaffed, stranger, duplicate, double backer, partial roughed menetekel (method 8) Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 189
Juan Tamariz Double Oil and Water 4&4, face-up, face-down The Magic Way 155
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
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 6
Brother John Hamman Universal Card nine selections, double backer, double facer The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 209
Edward Marlo Invisible Face Transfer five double backed cards shown, one of five other cards thought of, face transfers to one of the double backers So Soon? 41
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
Bruce Cervon All Backs using double backer and Elmsley's Ace Cutting theme Ultra Cervon 33
Edward Marlo Marlo's Lost Hull Version nine methods, some with double backerRelated to The Olram File (Issue 1) 1
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methods, with commentary on "The Signed Card"Related to That's It 40
Edward Marlo Satirical Signed Card two methodsRelated to Finally! 54
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer NYCANOTES 5
John Bannon Tattoo You spectator's initials are transferred from red to blue card, red/blue double backerVariations Smoke and Mirrors 38
Edward Marlo Houdini Would Have Bought This! ambitious sequence with double backer The Olram File (Issue 10) 13
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52Related to Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 9
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
James Swain The Capitulating Queens packet trick where four queens change to different colored backs (Based on Gardner's "All the Conformists")Variations Don't Blink 49
Darwin Ortiz The Capitulating Queens - Handling Variation Inspired by Don't Blink 52
Philip T. Goldstein Montexposé odd back card vanishes among four other cards The Minotaur (Vol. 4, No. 4) 6
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz Key Card Move double backer is placed next to selection in out-of-hands selection procedure More Greater Magic 1105
John Northern Hilliard Magic Thrust Variations - C. short card and 2 double backers More Greater Magic 1210
John Northern Hilliard "Think , 'Stop!'" Card Tricks three methods, double backer and tactile key cards More Greater Magic 1211
Gene Maze Wild Card Nos. 1 & 2 No. 1: front and backs change
No. 2: routine with three selections
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 158
Paul Gertner The Peter Pan Trick "(The Shadow Cards)"
packet trick in which three cards turn blank and back
Steel and Silver 110
Basil Horwitz A Mindreading and Premonition Experience deck is shuffled, five cards selected, four are divined by performer and last predicted The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 3 61
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
Robert Parrish Trained Cards two cards in two pockets transpose, using deck of double facersInspired by
  • routine by Dave Jones (from Ken Allen Lecture Notes from 1957)
Great Tricks Revisited 78
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores Torn & Restored 2
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52Inspired byRelated to Connotes 4
Jim Krenz All Expense Paid Trip for Three three cards travel from packet to packet The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1067
Steve Beam Signature Card to Wallet card travels to wallet first, then signature The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1069
Alexander de Cova Super Easy Triumph cheek to cheek handling Verblüffend Einfach - Einfach Verblüffend 22
Michael Close Out of U and ME clean turnover of one card, full deck of double backers Workers Number 5 68
Jon Racherbaumer Handling of Norm Osborne's Unlimited Vanish Miracles with Cards 186
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52Related to Desert Seminar Notes 7
Karl Fulves Named Stranger Triumph named card has different back, using Side Effects DeckRelated to Blocking Off 38
Karl Fulves Naming The Stranger Inspired by 13 Prophets 47
Karl Fulves 13th Prophet 203rd Force 13 Prophets 57
Dan Block Face Off four cards with backs on both sides change into selection then into quartet of the selection The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1184
James Swain, Darwin Ortiz Finale for the Capitulating Queens vanish of signed card to walletInspired by Miracles with Cards 182
Aldo Colombini Heat creating double facer and double backer Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 9) 2840
Basil Horwitz Challenge Incredible Memory pseudo memory book test, every first word from any book apparently memorized, with number cards The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 4 61
Henry Christ Christ Force 203rd force The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 4 63
Nick Trost Miracle Match Up similar to Gemini Mates in plot, two methodsInspired by
  • "Prospero" (Peter Warlock, The Magigram, February 1980)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 177
Nick Trost Duo Brainwave no rough/smoothInspired by
  • "Ultra Brainwave Deck" (Patrick Page, Abracadabra, May 1982)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 180
Nick Trost Dingle's "Royal Triumph" - Trost Version Four kings with odd backs will change into four selectionsInspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 182
Nick Trost The Tic-Tac-Toe Divination Deck of 'X's and 'O's, match order of 'X's and 'O's. The Card Magic of Nick Trost 185
Nick Trost A Clean-Cut Coincidence Spectator coincidentally selects mates, which is predicted by performerInspired by
  • "Double Back Card Force" (Unknown, Hugard's Magic Monthly, July 1944)
Variations
  • "Double Influence" (Tom Mosier, The Linking Ring, May 1995)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 193
Henry Christ The 203rd Force / Henry Christ Force Related to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 194
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Elimination Selection appears reversed in deck after it has vanishedRelated toAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 194
Karl Fulves Dr. Acula unknown sandwiched card, selection on deck, sandwich placed on top and deck cut, sandwiched card now is selection The Vampire Chronicles 18
Wesley James, Harry Lorayne Siamese Shuffle "shuffle" travels from one half to other
- Method I
- Method II (26 double backers)
- Method III (13 double backers)
- Method IV - Cold Deck (deck switch presentation)
- The Lorayne Approach (deck switch presentation)
Related to The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 62
Frank Csuri Double Back Think double lift on deck The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 15
Basil Horwitz £100 Challenge Mind Control Test cards from red and blue deck match, red/blue double backer The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 4 54
Tom Gagnon Automatic Card at Any Number with the Versatile Spread Control The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 67) 1374
Tom Gagnon Makeshift Double building double-facer, double-backer, long cards, and key cards, with sticky label of card box The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1468
Bob King Repeat Triumph Private Notes 17
Bob King Challenge Card Across red/blue double backer Private Notes 19
Steve Mayhew, Toby Wessel Dolores in a Meadow ambitious card, in the end hole deck are double backers Impressing Jodie Foster 3
Milton Kort Quintimodo Performer and spectator has five cards, Do as I Do effect but audience cannot get same result, diminishing number of cards, credit information on the plotInspired by
  • "Quasimodo" (Stephen Tucker, Abracadabra No. 2589, Sept 1995)
Kort 31
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
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52Inspired byRelated to Baltimore Notes 4
Juno Reversed selection reverses and travels to other packet Concertos for Pasteboard 83
Lee Asher Cheek-to-Cheek Asher Style twenty-six double backersInspired by Hand Jobs 18
Paul Curry The Color-Changing Deck one red/blue double backer Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 71
Paul Curry Turn of the Century Also published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 129
Paul Curry Follow Me two decks, several versions, first published in "Something Borrowed, Something New", 1941 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 292
Paul Curry The Perfect Miracle based on Lu Brent's "U-Find-It" in "Five Super Card Mysteries"Related to Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 296
Ron Bauer, Roy Johnson Owed to Poker Dan five double-backers become five acesInspired by
  • "Poker Dan" (Roy Johnson, Everyman Cards, 1981)
Owed to Poker Dan 1
Karl Fulves Further Notes on double backers Hofzinser's Card Tricks 77
Karl Fulves Domination Of Thought #2 card removed by performer and wrapped in handkerchief, card thought of from second deck vanishes and travels to pocket, wrapped card is also thought-of card Hofzinser's Card Tricks 76
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Bob King Magician v. Gambler four Queens produced and signed, then matching the cards with travelers finaleRelated to The Breather 3 15
Dai Vernon, Roberto Giobbi, Juan Tamariz The Color-Changing Deck two-color double backer Card College - Volume 5 1333
Karl Fulves Mental Case spectator removes mate of another person's selection from part of deck without knowing itInspired by
  • "Mental Deck" (Theodore DeLand)
Hofzinser Notebook 52
Philip T. Goldstein Numberskull with three decks, one deck with numbers from one to 52Inspired byRelated to Singapore Notes 5
Bob King Repeat Triumph using a thick double backer New Magician Foolers 20
David Acer Meta-Four Spectator locates four of a kind twice Random Acts of Magic 175
Basil Horwitz Challenge Diary Body Language Test The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 31
Basil Horwitz Challenge Subconscious Pick-Pocketing signed card travels from packet which is wrapped with rubber bands in other packet The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 9
Basil Horwitz Challenge Body Language Card and Design Test sticker on selection, spectator draws symbol on it The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 24
Basil Horwitz ESP Incredible Memory Test five ESP cards are signed and put back in deck, performer reverses the cards behind back The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 36
Basil Horwitz Body Language Challenge Poker Test spectator can select cards from half the deck to build best possible poker hand, performer selects without looking and has a royal flush The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz - Volume 5 39
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
Sveroni, Christian Scherer Das letzte Kümmelblättchen monte theme with jumbo cards, card turns over, as a climax backs change colorInspired by
  • Helmut Schmiedeberg's "Mondo Monte"
Variationen 18
David Britland Double Backer Force 52 Memories 126
U. F. Grant Cheeck to Cheeck brief Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 29
Anthony Miller Skrood Again! Spectator names a card, performer fails to cut to it, but predicts the failure accurately with prediction on back of card The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 87
Jack Parker Remote Control Spectator reverses two cards, reveals to be the two black TwosVariations 52 Memories 125
Jack Parker Double-Back Trilogy Three tricks using a double backerRelated to 52 Memories 154
Jack Parker Persistent Offenders Four Kings travel from packet to the deckInspired byRelated to 52 Memories 154
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
Nick Trost, Herb Zarrow Revolving Aces - A Clean Version double backer Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 154
Nick Trost, Harry Riser Double-Back Effect spectator cuts to cards and finds some matches, double backers Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 156
Michael Weber, U. F. Grant Half-a-Cheek on the Photocopier "Triumphotocopy", staging for Cheek to Cheek 505 3
Michael Weber, Paul Curry An Old (sheared) Black Ram2 variations on Curry's idea:
- Easy
- A Little More Work
- Even More Work (position of selection named)
- Great Minds Think Alike (further credits)
- And For Those Who Read This Far
Inspired by An Old Black Ram<sup>2</sup> 3
Christoph Borer Shuffle Transpo two decks, one shuffled face up in face down one not, then the conditions "shuffled" and "not shuffled" transpose Prevedere 34
Ken Krenzel, Tom Stone Monte Plus Plus Variation with a double backer Maelstrom 170
Gary Plants What Are The Chances? cards chosen from two decks match Lecture Notes - Honolulu Hawaii 18
Mark Ennis The Uninvited Guest card from one sandwich to another Lessons in Card Mastery 221
Patrick Lehnen Blue Hot Mama hole deck changes as a climax, blue-red double backer, see also Luke Dancy “Chicago Closer“ Lecture Notes 17
Jim Abrahams, Patrick Lehnen Signatory Piece the magician's writing (phone number) travels on the back of other cards and ends up on signed selection Lecture Notes 25
Jared Kopf, Mike Squires E.G. Brown Revisited - Variation using double backerInspired by Nothing but the Family Deck 36
Ryan Plunkett The Mexican-American War Three blank cards, predictions written on them, match three freely selected cardsInspired by
  • R.M. Jamison's Touch Variation, Hugard's Annual of Magic (1937)
  • Touch (Paul Curry, 2001)
Some Assembly Required 20
Roberto Giobbi, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Hofzinser's Triple Prediction three cards in handkerchief in spectator's hands, they turn out to be later signed selections, dropping double backersInspired by
  • "Die Drei Kräfte" (Hofzinsers Kartenkünste)
Related to
  • "Winter-Sommer" (Hofzinser's Zauberkünste)
Standup Card Magic 178
Henry Harrius Face to Face Anniversary Waltz effect, cards fuse to form double backer signed on both sidesInspired by Pure 10
Andy (The Jerx) A Very Unusual Camera Phone camera can take pictures a few minutes into the future, predict which cards are dropped face up/down on the floor The Jerx 313
Ryan Schlutz 6 Covers 6 hands-off selection and riffle shuffle by spectatorInspired by
  • "All Expenses Paid" (Jim Krenz)
Related to
False Anchors - Volume Two 41