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Roy Walton Impact aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then ace in envelope turns over, based on Chesbro & West's "Airmail" from Tricks You Can Count On also published as "Impact" (Roy Walton, 1969) 1968 Epilogue (Issue 4) 27
Larry Jennings The Turncoat ace of spades vanishes, turns over, changes back, ... in small packet 1969 Expert Card Mysteries 44
Roy Walton Impact aces in envelopes with holes, chosen one turns over, then ace in envelope turns over, based on Chesbro & West's "Airmail" from Tricks You Can Count On also published as "Impact" (Roy Walton, 1968) 1969 The Devil's Playthings 31
Joe DeStefano The Wheeling Three twisting routine with three cards, then they turn over in pack, with notes by Ed Marlo 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 286
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces aces turn over one by one between two jokers, change to kings see also "Turn Me Down Why Don't You" (Wesley James, 2004),
varied by "Illusion Aces VI" (Karl Fulves, 1975),
"Illusion Aces" (Derek Dingle, 1982)
1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 114
Unknown The Partial Ascanio four as three 1972 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 17
Gene Castillon Ladies sing the Blues three card twisting routine with color changing back kicker 1972 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 18
Karl Fulves Mexican Monte monte/twist combo with unexpected/funny cards appearing see also "Monte Madness" (Gene Castillon, 1972),
"Monte Madness - Ladies sing the Blues" (Gene Castillon, 1976),
varied by "Mexican IV" (Karl Fulves, 1981),
"Impromptu Mexican" (Jack Avis, 1981)
1972 Mexican Monte 8
Karl Fulves Progressive Aces joker between aces turned over, then aces follow one by one, posed as problem, for solution see reference varied by "Progress Report" (Philip T. Goldstein, 1979) 1972 Mexican Monte 25
Karl Fulves On Two Counts:
Replica
signed selection in deck, 4 blank cards brought out, on one selection is drawn, turns over, changes into real selection 1973 Epilogue (Issue 19) 176
Edward Marlo Is this the Elevator Going Up or Down or Somersaulting - and where is it going to stop combo 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 178
Don Adams Sandwich Effect sandwiched card turns over, then transforms 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 119
Karl Fulves Find The Lady cards reverse and change see also "No-Gimmick Phantom" (Karl Fulves, 1975) 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 2 130
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces VI aces turn over one by one between 2 jokers, change to kings inspired by "Illusion Aces" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 2 147
Stewart Judah Jack's Gone fan of three cards shown, center card turns over, then changes to blank card, see also p. 856 inspired by "The Bashful Queen" (Joe Berg),
see also "Color Added" (Stephen Clark, 1978)
1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10th Folio (Part Two)) 851
Gene Castillon Monte Madness - Ladies sing the Blues inspired by "Mexican Monte" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1976 The Ascanio Spread 32
Gene Castillon Jackpot 1976 The Ascanio Spread 33
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Revolution four red cards on the table, four blacks in the hand. the blacks reverse one by one and change place with the red 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 4) 340
Philip T. Goldstein Counter Revolution four red cards on the table, four blacks in the hand. the blacks reverse one by one and change place with the red 1976 Classic Tackler 14
Paul Harris The Bizarre Twist! card perpendicular between two other cards turns visually over, color changing back kicker ("The Bizarre Routine") see also "Twistrap" (Sam Schwartz, 1978),
"The Bizarre Vanish" (Paul Harris, 1981),
varied by "Cros Twist" (Daniel Cros, 1978),
"Bizarre Transposition" (Marvin Leventhal, 1995)
1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 73
Karl Fulves Occult Card chosen card in small packet chosen with joker, selection turns over, then transposes with joker 1976 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 945
Edward Marlo Convincing Acrobatic Cards two cards turned over, then other two cards turn over as well inspired by "Acrobatic Cards" (Tricks You Can Count On, Chesbro & West, 1968, p. 20) 1977 Good Turns 11
Eric Mason & Dominique Duvivier The Problem Is... four cards change places, look all alike, change color three times, losing their backs and are finally for different cards 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 585
Philip T. Goldstein Cry Wolf four card packet trick 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11) 595
Eric Mason Beau Ideal cards turn over and change back color 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 12) 606
Daniel Cros Cros Twist "An Enhancement for the Bizarre Twist", one-handed version inspired by "The Bizarre Twist!" (Paul Harris, 1976) 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 82
Karl Fulves Factor Four "Still Counting"
card turns over in four-card packet, then changes into Jacks, then other cards change to Jacks, then card changes back to original selection, ungaffed
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 3) 1088
Sam Schwartz Twistrap Bizarre Twist type effect, credit claim ("Subsequently a midwest amateur published a routine based on a similar idea.") see also "The Bizarre Twist!" (Paul Harris, 1976) 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 12) 1178
Karl Fulves Funny Cards four jokers, two turn over, then all change to Aces 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 16) 60
Philip T. Goldstein Progress Report joker placed face-down between aces, they turn over one by one inspired by "Progressive Aces" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1979 CardMagic 72
Karl Fulves Inner Sanctum signed card turns over inside case, flap-flap see also "Clip through Card" (Karl Fulves, 2000) 1979 Inner Sanctum 26
Philip T. Goldstein Contagion I five black cards and one red card, when red card touches black card, they turn over and turn into red cards 1979 Goldstein's Gallery 10
Derek Dingle Gambler's Dream poker hand changes and twists, two double facers 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 24) 1295
Karl Fulves Whereabouts four cards immediately turn face down and change color 1980 Color Quik 32
Karl Fulves Milennium Aces aces turn over one by one in the deck 1981 Milennium Aces 25
Jack Avis Impromptu Mexican monte/twist combo with black aces and black five, then all change to red aces and red five, then all four aces inspired by "Mexican Monte" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1981 Octet 62
Karl Fulves Mexican IV monte/twist combo with four Ace finale inspired by "Mexican Monte" (Karl Fulves, 1972) 1981 Mexican IV 1
Karl Fulves The Gathering Ace through Four in square formation turn over one by one under cover, then change to Aces, posed as problem 1981 Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
Derek Dingle Illusion Aces Aces reverse between two Tens and change to Kings, two handlings inspired by "Illusion Aces" (Karl Fulves, 1972),
see also "O. Henry Selections" (James Swain, 1985),
"Turn Me Down Why Don't You" (Wesley James, 2004)
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 79
John Fells & Ramon Varela Three Into One Won't Go three Ace of Clubs shown, faces and backs change (using a 3-on-1 gag card), adapted from Ramon Varela (Misdirection magazine, 1964) 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 1) 976
Philip T. Goldstein Packetrainer 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1012
Karl Fulves Aces Over ace turns over between jokers, repeated with other aces
- The Fifth Ace (variation)
1983 Ace Machine 1
Karl Fulves Illusion Aces ace turns over between jokers and changes to king, repeated with other aces 1983 Ace Machine 2
Karl Fulves Overthrow two kings turn over between jokers, then 3 kings, then 4 kings, they change to aces 1983 Ace Machine 6
Karl Fulves Undercover Work aces separate on table, covered with cardboard, they turn over one by one on table 1983 Ace Machine 6
Jonathan Townsend More False Count Practice one card turned over, others follow along, deck turns over as kicker 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 7) 943
Justin Higham Som-Ace-Sault two aces are turned face up, all turn face up, as finale aces turn all over in deck 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1006
Gordon Bruce Pinkerton's Ladies four queens turn face up one by one, three cards with same value las selection appear interlaced in between the queens, selection is found in card case see also "Twisted Collectors" (John C. Wagner, 1977) 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 15
John Cornelius Face Down Poker twisting four cards, then they turn into aces 1984 Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 7
David Regal Popover repeat turnover, three cards 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 84
Karl Fulves Carrousel two reds and two blacks, color named, those two cards turn up one by one 1989 And a Packet of Cards 17
Karl Fulves Black Cat four cards, two Jacks turn up and the other two are Aces, "lazy gambler" theme 1989 And a Packet of Cards 36
Sam Schwartz Quarter Turn a card turns over one quarter at the time inspired by a problem in "New Submarine Card" (1983) 1989 And a Packet of Cards 46
Jay Sankey Wild Thing selection turns over in deck, between two cards and inside out when folded, Jumping Gems with a folded playing card 1990 100% Sankey 13
Ken Krenzel Tubemogrification four queens pushed through deck ala tunnel effect, named one turned over, changed back color, rest changes to aces 1990 Close-up Impact! 148
Edward Marlo Count Reverse cards are turned over during counting, applied to twisting effect inspired by "Count Reverse" (Ed Marlo, Linking Ring, 1963) 1992 Card Finesse II 29
Karl Fulves Reverse Power reversing one or more cards in rubber banded packet 1992 Supplement To Deceptive Practices 92
Bob Gill & Peter Duffie Collusion Illusion three cards selected, aces used, ace with selected suit turns over, all have KH, other aces change into 3 KHs, AH as well, then they're all four kings inspired by "Collusion" (Peter Duffie, Applications, 1993),
varied by "Confusion Delusion" (Al Smith, 1993)
1992 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in case also published as "The King Thing" (Gary Kurtz, 1992) 1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 4
Gary Kurtz The King Thing selection made, twisting routine with kings, they all change into selection and back to kings, kings transpose with single card in case see also "Omni-Twist" (Edward Marlo, 1977),
also published as "The King Thing" (Gary Kurtz, 1992)
1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 23
Al Smith Confusion Delusion three cards selected, aces used, ace with selected suit turns over, all chose KH, other aces change into 3 KHs, AH as well, then they're all four kings inspired by "Collusion Illusion" (Bob Gill & Peter Duffie, 1992) 1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 5
Karl Fulves No Pre-set four random cards, one turns over, it changes into selection 1994 Crooked Tales 71
Gene Maze Ezam Aces three cards put on each of the face-up aces, they turn face down, then face up again, then backs change color 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 168
Marvin Leventhal Bizarre Transposition card found in different colored deck, Bizarre Twist variation inspired by "The Bizarre Twist!" (Paul Harris, 1976) 1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 3
Paul Harris The Bizarre Twist card perpendicular between two other cards turns visually over 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "Paul Harris Reveals some of his most Int...") 101
Paul Harris The Bizarre Routine "The Bizarre Twist" with color changing back kicker of card 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "Paul Harris Reveals some of his most Int...") 103
Daniel Cros Cros Twist "An Enhancement for the Bizarre Twist", one-handed version inspired by "The Bizarre Twist!" (Paul Harris, 1976) 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "Las Vegas Close-Up") 201
Dominique Duvivier Furiously Fisting Four Aces flip face up/down in pairs 1996 Magie Duvivier 110
Jeff Busby Isolated Aces four spectators chose a card each that are put in glass, they're the aces, aces in glass are covered with handkerchief and an ace turns over in packet, repeated for all aces
- Phase One: The Spectators Select the Four Aces
- Phase Two - Five: The Aces Reverse
inspired by "Auto-Twist" (Dominique Duvivier, 1996) 1996 Auto-Twist & Isolated Aces 7
James Swain Boxed B'Wave Twisting phases with Queens, named Queen then travels to case, finally turns over and changes back color 1996 Miracles with Cards 32
Larry Jennings Leaving the Body three card, third vanishes as climax see also "Twisted Aces" (Daryl Martinez, 1976) 1997 Jennings '67 232
Karl Fulves Walk By Night sandwiched card in card case is placed in transparent box, case moves around inside, then card is turned over when removed 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 34
Karl Fulves Reversal Count named jack reverses after displaying all 1997 The Vampire Papers 113
Karl Fulves The Count Plays Cards named card of four-card-packet turns over, optional odd back 1997 The Vampire Papers 115
Karl Fulves Line Up named black ace turns over in ace packet and changes into jack of same suit 1997 The Vampire Papers 123
Peter Duffie & Gene Maze Double-Stuck Prediction of two selections in the form of jumbo cards (weird twisting revelation), found to be stapled together, and the actual selections are also stapled together inspired by "The Stapled Card" (John Scarne & Joseph Prieto, 1950) 1997 Effortless Card Magic 99
Wesley James Turn Me Down Why Don't You "beta", four aces turn over one by one between two black tens, then change to kings see also "Illusion Aces" (Karl Fulves, 1972),
"Illusion Aces" (Derek Dingle, 1982)
2004 Enchantments 61
John Guastaferro Think Tank four jokers and four aces in case transpose, selected ace turns over 2017 En Route 47