120 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Four-of-a-Kind/Aces Effects / Miscellaneous
  
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Unknown Four-of-a-kinds deck is dealt in thirteen piles, value named, one pile is removed that consists of all those cards Tricks with Cards 78
Unknown Grand Card Maneuvre jacks on top and kings on bottom of deck, queens under plate, queens vanish and appear on top of deck, jacks and kings under second plate, then queens back under first plateRelated to New Era Card Tricks 160
Jack Merlin A Four Ace Assemble aces rise on top of the deck Merlin's Master Miracles 4
Louis Lam The "El-El" Master Four Ace Effect aces disappear one by one between two faced piles, indifferent cards then change to aces via glide Would You Believe It? 7
Victor Farelli Poker and Brag Four Aces produced in "magic gambling" routine via dealing procedureInspired by
  • "After the Four Ace Trick" (Billy O'Connor, The Magic Wand, June-Sept 1935)
"Lend Me Your Pack" 33
U. F. Grant The Vanishing Mirror aces are found without looking at faces, apparently with mirror that vanishes, one-way backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 152
Unknown Companionable Kings kings come together in middle after spectator's shuffling, stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 265
Theodore Annemann Slates and Aces message on slate changes itselfAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 357
Theodore Annemann Annemann's Aces aces change to kings, reappear somewhere else and the queens show up as well, begins like a regular ace assemblyVariations Greater Magic 365
Unknown The Three Musketeers and D'Artagnan jacks lost in deck, four hands dealt out, chosen one contains jacks More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 7
Orville Wayne Meyer The Burglars More Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 17
Theodore Annemann Slates and Aces initialed message on slate changes itselfAlso published here The Incorporated Strange Secrets 14
Clyde Cairy Sympathy Variations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 43) 177
Arthur H. Buckley The Lost Aces Experiment No. 5 - aces are lost and indifferent cards transform into aces Card Control 155
Herb Runge Duo Inspired by The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 122) 491
Unknown Acrobatic Aces aces come to top and bottom via charlier cut The Royal Road to Card Magic 173
U. F. Grant Four-Ace Routine aces with twelve indifferent cards are mixed and dealt in four piles, aces in spectator's pile Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 119
Edward Marlo Face-Up Ace-embly aces distributed in pack, all together reversed in center Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 5 123
Al Leech, Edward Marlo Aces Up For Card Men Only 10
Al Leech The Influential Ace variation of "Aces Up" For Card Men Only 11
Bill Simon The Thought-Of Ace thought of ace (or all aces) rise to top Effective Card Magic 109
Bill Simon Unexpected two red aces are laid on spectator's hand and transform into black aces, then the red aces are pinched out of the deck one by one, first phase similar to Fechter's "Be honest" Effective Card Magic 133
Bill Simon The Magnetic Cards cards are cut in four packets, one card selected and with that card the other of the same value rise on top of each packet Effective Card Magic 137
Al Leech Quad Reverse three Mates of selected Card turn over Card Man Stuff 3
John Hamilton Annemann's Slates and Aces in Miniature prediction of an ace, slate in envelopeAlso published here The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1116
Edward Marlo Face Up Assembly spectator shuffles cards into deck, yet they are all together again Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 114
Edward Marlo Order of Aces magician predicts order of aces in freely shuffled deck Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 115
Harry Lorayne Fantasia aces are found without looking at faces, then deck changes color Close-up Card Magic 255
Edward Marlo On the Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kindInspired by Faro Controlled Miracles 18
Edward Marlo Changing of the Cards performer cuts deck in four face up piles, spectator chooses one, face cards of the other three piles are changed to match selection, faro Faro Controlled Miracles 39
Bill Simon Sleight of Mind travelling production combo Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 239
Stewart James Smart Alexis three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matchesInspired byRelated to
  • p. 77 for credit information
  • p. 88 for comment by George McLean
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 73
Lu Brent Smart Alexis II three-of-a-kind removed, then choses a card face-down which matchesInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 88
Theodore Annemann Four Ace Routine from "Annemann's $50 Manuscript" (ca. 1932)
aces change to kings, appear in chosen pile, queens assemble as well
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 154
William P. Miesel 3rd Flight follow the leader with 3 quartets Epilogue (Issue 6) 48
Mel Brown Combination four indifferent cards turn into aces, are lost and found again, then lost and found once more Expert Card Mysteries 137
Edward Marlo Marlo Re-Stacking Pack two spectators decide for numbers and remember the cards at their number four times with faros in between, each has a four of a kindInspired by Expert Card Mysteries 175
Aldini Monte Aces Aces travel from packet to packet Roughingly Yours 8
Edward Marlo Si Stebbins Sorcery Incomplete Faro Selection, then selection named or four-of-a-kind found, 4 effectsVariations Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 292
Frank Garcia Hide and Seek Kings kings vanish, ladies appear in between Million Dollar Card Secrets 57
Edward Marlo The Elusive Jacks black jacks change to red jacks, blacks reversed in deck, spectator locates reds againInspired by Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 5) 38
Karl Fulves No-Cover Aces four aces, 4 indifferent cards, aces vanish/change into indifferent cards, aces found again Notes From Underground 21
Ken Beale Poker down under deal packet trick with poker theme
- Canberra Poker
- New South Wales
Related to
  • "Gravatt's Four Ace Trick" (Glenn Gravatt, Genii, Feb. 1958)
  • "Australian Poker" (Tom Ransom, Ibidem #14)
  • Aces To Win (Karl Fulves, 1971)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 655
Harvey Rosenthal, Piet Forton The 5th Jack red Jacks put on table, top card of deck are also red Jack, tabled ones now black, all put on table, top card is another jack, cards on table are now Aces, see also p. 782 for improvementInspired by
  • trick of Piet Forton (see also Gus Southall and Francis Haxton variations in The New Pentagram)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 2) 692
Roy Walton Tricky Tuition fake explanation Card Cavalcade 3 67
Trevor Lewis A Las four cards are selected, they change into the queens Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 6) 69
Faucett Ross Card Act Description of routine of card tricks

- Cards Up the Sleeve
- Matching the Cards
- Leipzig Four Ace Trick
- Changing card under foot
- Twenty Card Transposition
Magic With Faucett Ross 200
Shigeo Futagawa Japanese Ace Trick Oil and Water effect with two red Aces and two black Aces Subtle Card Magic: Part One 22
David Carré The Card Expert multiphase routine, fullstack Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 6) 366
Karl Fulves Fourflinger ace with matching suit changes into selection, other aces in matching value Fr. Cyprian On The Hofzinser Card Problem 18
Harry Lorayne Strange Harmony values of three selections add up to previous selection, they transform into mates, see also reference for color-changing back kickerRelated to CardMagic 9
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
Walt Lees Four Card Surprise card is selected, three other cards transform into the cards with the same value Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 1) 629
Jerry K. Hartman Four-Gone Delusion III Four Kings vanish one by one, reappear next to Queens Means & Ends 26
Gene Maze Pop Jump Aces four aces are each sandwiched between two cards, appear one by one in the center of the tableRelated to The Gene Maze Card Book 39
Andrew Galloway One, Two, Three, Four Aces aces turn into an ace, two, three and a four, with the two, three and four the missing aces are foundInspired byRelated to Diverting Card Magic 25
Jerry K. Hartman Four Downs Four Aces placed in one half of the deck "penetrate" to appear in another half of the deckInspired by Means & Ends 17
Jerry K. Hartman PersuACEive Three Aces lost in deck face down, Ace of Spades left face up in the middle. The other three Aces appear face up near to Ace of Spades Means & Ends 18
Jerry K. Hartman One Good Turn Aces placed between the Jokers will reverse itself Means & Ends 20
Jerry K. Hartman Invisible Cut Plot change to Al Leech's Lost and Found AcesInspired by Means & Ends 23
Richard Kaufman One-Hand Exes to Aces four indifferent cards are turned over in different parts of the deck with one hand, change to aces one by one Cardworks 37
Roy Walton Sign of Four mathematical, faro, free cut principle The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 95
James Swain Innov-ace-tion aces pushed in deck separatedly, one to top, one to bottom, one reversed, on sandwiched between to previous selections Best of Friends 307
Simon Aronson From All Indications... four piles, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen cardVariations Sessions 9
David Solomon A Simple Indication four piles cut by spectator, top card of one pile chosen, top cards of other piles used to count down to mates of the chosen cardInspired by Sessions 13
Bob Jardine Serendipity kings and queens are layed out, little transposition effect, kings change to aces, ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 2) 741
Edward Marlo Direct Observation Test aces, kings, queens, jacks dealt on four piles, one value assembles on one packet, Benzais Cop Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 237
Douglas Cameron Devil's Delight Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 8) 1261
Philip T. Goldstein Future Indicative deck cut in 4 packets, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found Best of Friends - Volume II 403
Harry Lorayne Past Participle deck cut in four packets by spectator, spectator choses top card of one pile, top cards of other piles are used to count down, mates to selection found Best of Friends - Volume II 406
Jerry Sadowitz The Trick with No Name selection is sandwiched between the four kings, the five cards transform into the aces and the kings and selection are found in the wallet Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 10) 1289
Louis Histed, Frederick Braue Crimp Four Aces aces fairly lost in deck, then they arrive in poker hand The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 24
Audley Walsh, Bert Allerton, Frederick Braue Aces Up black aces put in center, the appear at top and bottom, red aces appear in repeat The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 25
Larry Jennings The Courting Queen picture cards are face up in center, named queen disappears & reappears The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 88
John W. McClure Serendipity and Beyond kings and queens are layed out, little transposition effect, kings change to aces, ..., ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 7) 1230
John Riggs Aces for Airheads off-beat cutting the aces, four random cards on top, when position of packets are changed, aces appear on top of the packets The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 15) 258
Jon Racherbaumer Fuddle Aces black and red aces do some tricks and then sandwich selection Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 1311
Tetsuyoshi Hoshino Not By Sight one of four aces chosen, found, one-way faces, garden-path-presentationRelated toVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 1329
Jerry Sadowitz Split Marriages Royal Marriages theme, instant reverse oil and water with kings and queens Cards on the Table 46
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Twos Much selection lost, indicator Two-spot turned up, but selection under eight cards, other three 2s under original 2 Prototype 24
Karl Fulves Longitudinal Aces paper clip on top card, deck set on table, when spectator turns over top card with clip it changed into previous selection or
(B) into the four Aces
(C) into named Ace
The Multiple Shift 24
Karl Fulves Procrastination Card Trick performer wants to find card, but other trick with Kings gets in the way 28 Card Tricks 16
Stephen Tucker The Return Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 8) 2103
Mel Brown Syner-Aces aces are lost, found, lost, found Card Finesse II 268
William Goodwin Aces For Idiots aces face up in center, vanish one by one until selected ace remains, reappear in different positions, sucker element Notes from the Batcave 18
Alexander de Cova Fandango Asse aces lost and found, change to kings, aces found againInspired by Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2, No. 1) 10
Karl Fulves DU/Process thirteen-card packet distributed via down/under deal, two four-of-a-kinds and a royal flush come out Crooked Tales 7
Karl Fulves X's Are Aces four random cards are openly stacked for 2 and then become aces when dealt Crooked Tales 24
Karl Fulves Astral Aces four odd-backed aces cut into deck, suddenly they're together in deck, they change into 5-card royal flush Crooked Tales 68
Alexander de Cova On the Devilish aces lost and found, change to kings, aces found againInspired by Secrets No. 1 32
Unknown As You Like It magician cuts to named four-of-a-kind Card College - Volume 1 192
Dominique Duvivier Progressive Jazz Four Aces and three indifferent cards used to do a series of transformations and transpositions, not Jazz Aces Magie Duvivier 90
Dominique Duvivier Twilight Zone Four Aces lost into deck. Four indifferent cards change one by one into the Aces, back and forth visual changes Magie Duvivier 85
Michael Vincent The Many Faces of a Woman longer routine about the four queens Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 10) 2845
Doug Edwards It's Good - It's Pretty Four Aces lost and found in a rhythmic way Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 13
Nick Trost Four-Ace Vanish and Recovery Four Aces vanish from deck, and appear back face up in the middle of the deckInspired by
  • "Record" (Andre Robert, The Magigram, April 1979)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 67
Nick Trost Observation Test with Aces Black Aces change to red Aces, black Aces shown to have vanished and then reappears on faced halves The Card Magic of Nick Trost 83
Joshua Jay That's The Hard Part Find two four of a kinds, and deck separates into red-blackAlso published here A Teen's Routines 26
Andrew Wimhurst Ten Below four Tens are produced, Selection is ten card down in deck Low Down Dirty Tricks 10
Al Leech, Roberto Giobbi, Frank Garcia Ace-capades aces lost and found, change to kings, aces found againInspired by Card College - Volume 4 1055
Aaron Fisher Three Kings one of four cards is chosen and use to count down and find a selection (king), the other three change into the missing kings The Paper Engine 94
Aaron Fisher, Jack Birnman The Long and Winding Trick losing the aces, finding a King, producing the other Kings an finally finding the aces The Paper Engine 116
Roberto Giobbi The Quick Change Artists queens change one by one into aces Card College - Volume 5 1163
Roberto Giobbi, Father Cyprian, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coalaces four aces change into single selection Card College - Volume 5 1178
Karl Fulves Credit And Aces spectator's credit card put in rubber banded deck, jumps out next to named ace Under Tension 55
Karl Fulves Noble Cause twelve court cards memorized by performer who then produces jacks, then queens, then kings from packet, see also p. 102 for further notesRelated to Combo II 39
Joe Berg Mental Miracle esoteric, apparently Moe Seidenstein'sRelated to
  • William Miesel's "Moe and his Miracles with Cards", 1986 p. 50
Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks - Volume 1 54
Harry Lorayne, Bob Mason Guess Quotient four four of a kinds are removed, spectator guesses if various pairs match in value or not, everything correct Best of Friends - Volume III 19
Peter Duffie Sudden Impact aces lost, AS found by cutting off half the deck, this half vanishes/changes into four aces Best of Friends - Volume III 305
Jack Parker Old Fashioned Aces Aces vanish one by one, and are reproduced in different ways 52 Memories 165
Nick Trost The Lucky Royal Flush weird cutting procedure results in aces and royal flush Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 106
Justin Higham Pseudo Topper four random cards laid on table, spectator chooses one, revealed to be selection, the other three suddenly change to match as four-of-a-kindInspired by
  • "Simple Topper" (Justin Higham, Clairvoyant and Related Effects, 2007)
  • "The Mental Topper" (Ed Marlo, The New Tops, Apr 1966)
Dexterity Manual 53
Allan Ackerman Bonus Cull card named, two shuffles performed, named card on top and rest of deck now in four-of-a-kinds The Cardjurer 19
Paul LePaul, Shane Cobalt LePaul's Aces four Aces placed on bottom of deck one by one, rise to the topInspired by Chasing Dovetails 2
John Bannon Bluff Oracle Aces II Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.Related to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 51
Steve Beam Rock Bottom Duplicating Lin Searles' Moracle effect without using the cards preset at the binary positions.Inspired by
  • "Swindlaces" (Al Smith, LaBal, April 2011)
Related to
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 52
Steve Beam The Neutralizer Audience shuffles the deck and magician reverses their shuffles, producing a great poker hand.Inspired byVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 57
Pit Hartling Murphy's Law last four cards in deck consist of named four-of-a-kind In Order to Amaze 132
Pit Hartling The Right Kind of Wrong four values cut to in one deck are used to count down to named four-of-a-kind in second deck In Order to Amaze 178
Pepe Lirrojo, Lewis Jones Tus Cartas Deseadas - Localización named quartet is found on top of four packets, when they are removed, second named quartet is foundInspired by
  • Lewis Jones' "Aces in a Hurry"
Panpharos 24