137 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Turnover & Reverse / Miscellaneous
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Tom Sellers A New Reversed Card Effect cards reverse themselves, number of reversed cards coincides with value of selection Tricks That Work 12
Victor Farelli The Reversal card chosen with knife stab, another card pocketed, for both cards, two cards are found that denote value and suit, one of the pairs reversed Controlled Coincidence 7
Unknown The Cops Get Their Man black kings reverse, they are encircled with rubber band, selection appears between banded kings Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 62
Tom Bowyer The Restless Dozen twelve cards counted in strange way, then every second card is turned over, then half the cards together The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1936/37) 180
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Cards dealing apparently face up/face down Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 355
Unknown The Self Reversing Cards ten cards are dealt face-up/face-down, five double backersRelated to Greater Magic 480
Oscar Weigle Remote Reverso two decks, performer and spectator count down and stop and remember card, spectator's card reverses in performer's deck and vice versa Do That Again! 31
Charles T. Jordan Ultimo - The Ace of Mechanical Decks trick in which half the cards are long-short pairs glued face-to-face on one end, many trick examples The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 371
Unknown Cagliostro Cuts the Cards spectator cuts to his face up card Expert Card Technique 341
George H. Pittman Double Reverse spectator and performer each hold half of the deck, select a card and exchange it to put it in the other packet, one packet is reversed and placed in the middle of the second packet, finally all cards are face down except the selections Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 3) 10
Warren Wiersbe Back Up about a dozen cards turn over together in center with selection back up in middle Action with Cards 4
Charles Hudson Those Confusing Ladies two queens face up in the center of the deck change places wit the other queens on top of the deck ans all queens are face down, one-handed, deck held behind back Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 10) 41
Charlie Miller Reverse Interlude spectator names a number, that amount of cards are found reversed in the deck, with not-hearing strategy (tecnica del sordo)Also published here Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 11) 46
Edward Marlo Future Reverse spectator peeks at a card, indicator face up in deck, locates selection, six methods Future Reverse 3
Arthur H. Buckley The Unexpected Ending Experiment No. 9 - two selections, one turns over, other is counted to Card Control 159
Edward Marlo Aces over Kings aces turn over among other cards, kings appear Marlo In Spades 43
Edward Marlo Not Quite Sure card is selected, then all cards of same value turn over The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 550
Tan Hock Chuan R. & S. Restless Cards seven cards are shown, squared, then alternating face-up/face-down, repeated, partial rough-smoothAlso published here Rough & Smooth Possibilities 5
Edward Clinkscale, Franklin V. Taylor Shades of Houdini selection is put back and deck hidden in other room, performer is tied to a chair and lights turned off, after some seconds the spectator gets the hidden deck and found the selection reversed and signed by the performer The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 684
Bob Hummer, John Scarne Sensitive Fingertips No. 17, Performer unmixes a packet of cards that has been shuffled face up/down. Shown to have odd number of cards in packet Scarne on Card Tricks 36
Larry Klunck The Acrobatic Card No. 49, Deck is thrown across table, selected card physically flips face up Scarne on Card Tricks 87
Edward Marlo The Build Up red aces produced, turn over when pushed through deck, sandwich black aces, then previous selection Control Systems 106
Bill Simon The Instant Reverse selection is reversed in the deck, then all other cards with the same value turn over Effective Card Magic 35
Bill Simon 1. Six Face Up Cards Right Themselves Spontaneously twelve cards Effective Card Magic 140
Bill Simon Sympathetic Control spectator cut deck in three piles, one queen is put in each pile, last queen is on the table, when that queen is turned over, the other queens turn over too Effective Card Magic 39
Vern Schoneck Crazy Mixed Up Cards! spectator's and performer's thought of card change places in the two halves of the deck and are found reversed The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 300) 1200
Al Leech Kings On The Loose red Kings change to black, then reverse and travel around in deck (Ireland's Card Annual 1957) A Last Look at Leech 34
Ken Krenzel Magnetic Reversals two selections, mates of two other selections turn face up and previous selections are counted toVariations Close-up Card Magic 142
North Bigbee Deckinesis mate in second deck turns over The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 382) 357
Al Leech Flip Flop Floop routine around a move Super Card Man Stuff 15
Tan Hock Chuan Ruhelose Karten seven cards are shown, squared, then alternating face-up/face-down, repeated, partial rough-smoothAlso published here Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 26
Edward Marlo Effect 15 - Marlo's Visible Reverse card visible reverses in deck On the Acrobatic Cards 24
Edward Marlo Effect 6 face-up card in face-down deck transforms, see also page 29 On the Acrobatic Cards 16
Edward Marlo Thought Reversal from small packet thought of card turns over, Acrobatic Cards On the Acrobatic Cards 62
Alton Sharpe, Tom Sellers, Victor Farelli Turn Me Over a number of cards turns over distributed throughout deck corresponding with value of selection Expert Card Mysteries 77
Edward Marlo A Complex Problem two cards turn over and are used to count down to three selections in two piles Advanced Fingertip Control 127
Bruce Cervon 18-35 Farrow selection found reversed at original position after "mistake", faro Expert Card Chicanery 6
Lou Gallo Osrever S'Ollag performer and spectator select cards from halves, the reverse Expert Card Chicanery 55
Peter Kane About Face Faro half deck is pushed through other half (incomplete faro) and turns overVariations Another Card Session with Peter Kane 13
Roy Walton Helpmates two selections turn over with the help of two random cards which also turn over Cardboard Charades 9
Roy Walton 1929 Aces Aces turn face up in the center of the deck, one by one Cardboard Charades 19
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
Roger Pierre Count-Down! reversed card in deck as locator card The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 40) 198
Frank Garcia Unique Discovery aces are produced, two turn over, selection found on the way Super Subtle Card Miracles 55
Frank Garcia Ace Spectacular ambitious phase with aces, then kings turn over and change to aces via Larreverse Super Subtle Card Miracles 71
Unknown Now You See 'Em four of a kind vanishes from pack and reappears face up in centre Super Subtle Card Miracles 122
Inge "Monsieur M." Torkelsen Jumping Joker joker is turned over and picture turns end vor end The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 84) 418
Edward Marlo Ace Appearance aces appear in deck face up one at a time The Unexpected Card Book 151
Edward Marlo Cover-Up Block Slip Cut Aces aces are lost and turn over in the deck one by one The Unexpected Card Book 197
William Zavis Up Down & Around routine, ace to four of spades and five red cards, spades penetrate, reverse and one changes place with a red card Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 42
Ed Eckl Madness With the Ascanio Spread several presentations, one with special "drag" card
- A Xmas Calculator
- Alice Blue Gown
Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 154
Karl Fulves Slip Not two cards transpose, but only one of them shown, repeat with other card, third card vanishes and turns over in rest of deck Methods with Cards — Part 1 7
Roy Walton Montmartre cards in a packet reverses the same as in a leader packet, color changing back kicker Some Late Extra Card Tricks 21
Jon Racherbaumer Spread Think Ace named deck is face up in deck Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 2) 30
Roy Walton Showdown top and bottom card vanish and are found reversed in the deck Trigger 4
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
Karl Fulves Omega Aces five cards, four indifferent cards and an Ace, change to all Aces, two put in deck turn over, they change back color, two other Aces as well The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5) 933
Paul Curry A Turn In Time four blanks, two rubberbands, signed card reverses in the banded packet Special Effects 82
Philip T. Goldstein Impolite Aces cutting to the red aces, they change into the black aces and the red ones are found reversed in the deck Scattershot 18
Ken Krenzel B) For An Instant Turnaround outjogged card visually turns over On the Up and Up 15
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
Christian Scherer Dreifache Überraschung three matching cards turnover in deck Eine Handvoll Kartenkunststücke 69
Unknown Die Zahl 13 all cards of one suit are found reversed in the deck Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 56
Edward Marlo One at a Time four aces turn over one at a time Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 102
Edward Marlo Double Reverse and Transposition two cards in two halves reverse and transpose, see also page 83 for alternative handlings Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 78
Tom Mullica Numbers Up card appears reversed at named number Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 5) 345
Obie O'Brien, Hideo Kato, Edward Marlo Proof Of The Pudding small packet is face up and down, selection reverses, credit correction on page 468 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 406
Gene Maze The Guaranteed Greatest Envelope Prediction with four envelopes and different front and back color kicker The Gene Maze Card Book 44
Karl Fulves Technical Knockout two selections, first becomes reversed and trapped between two twos, the other between the other twos, then selections change places between the twosVariations Milennium Aces 31
Karl Fulves Turncolors four reds and four blacks are shuffled and four cards of the same color turn over one at a time Milennium Aces 79
Karl Fulves Draw Play two royal flushes shuffled, one turns face-up and when dealt is dealt to performer, except previously value which is transposed, optional color-changing back kicker Octet 49
Harry Lorayne Strip-"Kicker" card tossed in deck turns over and finds two selections Best of Friends 427
Harry Lorayne "Gem" False Count - Effect Idea 2 selection turns over in deck in group of face up cards Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 788
Larry Jennings, Jim Patton Your Best Suit ace through ten packet, chosen card turns over and transposes with joker put in breast pocket, a bit similar to DCD The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 60
Jerry K. Hartman A Suit With A Future joker transposes with selected value in straight, effect similar to DCDInspired by The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 118
Bob Stencel Once Torn, Twice Restored first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection, double facerRelated to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 328
Charles Hudson Smart Deck cards reverse that indicate color, suit, value... Best of Friends - Volume II 501
Gerald Deutsch Colorful Spell card is spelled to, reversed itself, color changing backs kicker Best of Friends - Volume II 110
Frederick Braue, Martin Gardner Untitled spectator cuts to reversed card, then performer names a card before he cuts to itInspired by
  • "Naming the Card Cut" (Martin Gardner, Cut the Cards, 1942)
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 14
Daryl Martinez Risen from the Ashes three peeked-at cards vanish and reappear face up The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 18
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Deja ReVurse first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selectionInspired byRelated toAlso published here The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 37
Edward Marlo One-at-a-Time Turnover three outjogged cards are pushed in one by one and turn over Thirty Five Years Later 1
Dai Vernon It Stands Alone face up pile in deck turn over except one cardVariations The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 195
Henry Christ Obstinate Pasteboards cards turn over without the magician wanting so The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 171
Bruce Cervon Alone Again face up pile in deck turn over except one card Ultra Cervon 120
Harry Lorayne Ah, Finally! two selection, first turns over again and again, finally second turns overRelated to Trend Setters 183
Harry Lorayne Reverse Effect two selection, first turns over again and again, finally second turns overRelated to Trend Setters 192
Ken Krenzel Bust-Out Aces cards appear perpendicular face up in deck one by one, deck is spread on table in between, gaffed and ungaffed method Close-up Impact! 6
Bob King Outstanding face up pile in deck turn over except one cardInspired by More Magician Foolers 6
Sveroni Tele-Asse two selections from a normal deck are divined with four jumbo aces, aces with matching suit turn over, then they change into selectionAlso published here Sveroni Original 22
David Carré Sympathetic Reverse selection turns over three times, then full suit of selection as well Profile (Issue 10) 8
Ernest Earick Alone in a Crowd centre portion of deck with selection is turned face up, all except selection turn down againInspired by By Forces Unseen 111
Persi Diaconis Beyond Hummer four cards, selection is only one reversed after some procedure Card File 74
Mike Beam The Traveler Do as I Do with one deck, spectator finds wrong card, correct card is found reversed in his halfVariations Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 88
Unknown Basic Hummer four cards, selection is only one reversed after some procedureInspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Card File 72
Jerry Mentzer Gag Hummer four cards, after some under-the-table procedure only chosen card is reversed, does not use CATO Card File 76
Alex Elmsley Turn-About Card card visually turns over when snapped The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 140
Alex Elmsley A Small Revelation four miniature cards are glued together in stepped formation, one of them turns over The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 144
George Delaney Caught Between No. 5, card on either side of selection turn overAlso published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 7
Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves The Lazy Gambler No. 29, spectator cuts and two poker hands are dealt out, performer's cards are face-up and the Royal Flush Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 52
Edward Marlo Variation of Phase Four detective card placed at phase of deck, another card peeked at, detective travels reversed next to selection, repeatedInspired by
  • "Two Jacks Again and Again" (Neal Elias)
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1979
M.I.N.T. — Volume II 400
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Déjà ReVurse first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selectionInspired byAlso published here The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 167
Paul Harris Unshuffling Rebecca cards in incomplete faro condition reverse themself without being squaredVariations The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue New Stuff) 23
Michael Close, Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings Reverse Logic four phase routine: named four-of a kind turns overInspired by Workers Number 5 30
Peter Duffie The Magnet Ace of Spades placed reversed in deck, two face up selections appear next to it Effortless Card Magic 96
Scott Robinson Top Slop some cards turn over while performer want to show a trick, first two then more and more, humorous routine The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 64) 1280
Nick Trost, Stewart Judah Elimination Selection appears reversed in deck after it has vanishedRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Card Magic of Nick Trost 194
Nick Trost Second Version Removes double backer in "Elimination"Inspired by
  • "The Disappearing Card" (Bob Longe, 101 Amazing Card Tricks, 1993)
Related to
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 196
Peter Duffie Color Blind Red card selected from red half, black card selected from black half. Inserted in opposite color group, and then they transpose back to original halves, reversing themselves in the process Effortless Card Magic 34
Peter Duffie Men-Aces Two cards selected and lost, red Aces produced, then two black Aces reverse in the deck, trapping face-up selections Effortless Card Magic 58
Doug Edwards Face Up Times Four Four Aces turn face up in the deck one by one Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 137
Gavin Ross The Information Pack half deck is pushed through other half (incomplete faro) and turns over, full suit visible with selection missing, with variation by Peter DuffieInspired by Five Times Five — Scotland 94
Jack Avis Transposed Marlo Reverse card turns over in envelope that has a corner cut off, changes into selection, using "Wishing Envelope" Vis à Vis 130
Charlie Miller Reverse Interlude spectator names number, that many cards are found reversed in deckAlso published here Card College — Volume 4 1039
Jack Avis Reverso seven cards triumph without selection Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 133
Doug Canning Canning's Baby Hummer with six cardsInspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Card File Two 72
Tom Craven Hummer Clean-Up four cards, selection is only one reversed after some procedureInspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Card File Two 69
Paul Curry A Turn in Time four blanks, two rubber bands, signed card reverses in the banded packet Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 172
Paul Curry, John Scarne, Myles Lyons, Theodore Annemann Two-Card Routine - Effect No. 1: joker and ace of spades change places
- Effect No. 2: joker on top, ace on the bottom vanish and are found together in the center
- Effect No. 3: joker and ace pushed in the deck, travel to top and bottom
- Effect No. 4: two numbers are called, counted and the cards found at those positions are joker
and ace
- Effect No. 5: joker and ace reverse in the deck
- Effect No. 6: spectator reverses one card behind his back, it is the joker
- Effect No. 7: two selections are put face up into the deck, next to them the joker and the ace
are found
- Effect No. 8: selections transform into joker and ace
- Effect No. 9: two cards clipped by four paper clips are removed from the pocket, joker and ace
Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 45
Karl Fulves, Nick Trost Psychic Aura No. 22, three cards chosen from tabled layout, mates reverse in deck New Self-Working Card Tricks 35
Lewis Jones The turn around card visibly turns over on face of packet with color change Ahead of the Pack 20
Jack Avis, Lewis Jones Double take unknown card removed, another card chosen and placed aside, second card divined by turning over some cards in the deck of same suit, value, ... then the three mates of removed card turn overRelated to
  • "All of a Kind" (Juan Tamariz, Mnemonica)
Ahead of the Pack 71
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Double Reversal using RSC-MS Reversal Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 99
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Psychicardtric two spectators stop at wrong cards, their selections then appear face up Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 115
Luis H. Trueba Carta al Revés cards are put in card case, all cards turn face up but selection in the center of the deckInspired by
  • Dan Harlan's "A Case of Color Blindness"
Magia y Dramagia 70
Roy Walton Acorn's Progress a face up card in the center transforms into a royal flush Penumbra (Issue 7) 2
Karl Fulves Made To Order performer sort face-up/face-down mix below table Combo II 43
Arthur Trace, Eugene Burger 180 A packet of cards turn over magically, then turn back over to prove that the magician is flipping the room upside down. The center card of the packet then changes, and the magician's spectacles are found upside down too, first published in Genii (April 2006) It's All Relative 8
Peter Duffie, Edward Victor Riddle of the 7th Card small packet turns over magically except selection, small-packet adaption of Edward Victor's "Sympathetic Reverse" Best of Friends - Volume III 440
Stewart James The Doozer Cards chosen by spectator and performer magically reverses in the deck. Freely named card then appears to be the only card with a different backAlso published here
  • Linking Ring Oct 1953
The Essential Stewart James 121
Nick Trost A Simple Coincidence mate of selection turns over in deckVariations Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 33
Sveroni Tele-Asse two selections from a normal deck are divined with four jumbo aces, aces with matching suit turn over, then they change into selectionAlso published here ... oder so! 20
Harapan Ong The Cull Tap Reversal Aces face-up distributed, suddenly face-down on top of deck Close Culls 64
Sungwon Kim Four Coincidence quartet turnoverInspired byAlso published here Imagery 10
Sungwon Kim Four Cards mates of selection turn over in different parts of the deckInspired byAlso published here Seven Thoughts 10
Asi Wind Gang of Four slop shuffle triumph, in second phase a card is chosen from the face-down spread, when deck is gathered and re-spread, all mates turned overInspired by
  • "Twin Souls" (Dani DaOrtiz, DVD Que Raro)
Paper Work 27
Helder Guimarães The Restless Joker "Notions of the Impossible"
named card is supposed to turn over, but Joker turns over repeatedly, Joker placed aside face down, it still turns over in deck and tabled card is named selection
Inspired byRelated to Secret Language — Volume 1 388