76 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Red Black / Separation / by Magician / Miscellaneous
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Unknown Biseauté or Tapering Cards red-black application Tricks with Cards 39
Unknown Durch einen Griff die schwarzen Karten von den roten zu trennen No. 31, deck shown shuffled, colors separated with one cutting action Der Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Das präparierte Kartenspiel "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
making a stripper deck, applications: finding selections, Aces or separating reds and blacks
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 147
Jack Merlin Reds and Blacks red and black cards are shuffled and separated again Merlin's Master Manipulations 11
Unknown The Red and the Black colors shown separated, deck shuffled, still separated Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 60
Unknown To Separate the Red Cards from the Black basic stripper deck application Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 263
Charles T. Jordan Positions Unknown named cards are produced and deck separated into colors, stacked stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 273
Jack Vosburgh "Fifth Column" political story presentationRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 675
Eddie Clever The "Red and Black" Effect one red and several black cards are put in envelopes, magician identifies red Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 203
Warren Wiersbe, Bob Hummer Double Separation packet shuffled face-up face-down, then statement over condition made and colors separatedInspired by Mental Cases With Cards 11
Roger Barkann Follow the Leaders routine with red/black effects
- prediction of red / black relationship (Phoenix No. 1)
- Out of this World (not explained)
- Follow the Leader (not explained)
- Slop Shuffle Color Separation
Related to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 409
Bob Hummer Matching the Colors Deck shuffled face up and face down, magician can separate into two piles containing the same number of face up cards. Alternative is to shuffle red and black cards. Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 17
Cliff Green General Delivery - Cards to the Pockets six cards, red black alternating, vanish and reappear color-separated from two different pockets Professional Card Magic 134
Roy Walton An Illogical Conclusion four red cards are changed with four face down cards on the table one by one, cards in the hand remain always red and spectators assume face down cards are red too, they are shown to be black eventually Tale Twisters 5
Unknown Downer down-under location from twenty card packet, only odd-colored card in one half The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 8) 528
Karl Fulves Technicolor Oddity four reds and four blacks are mixed in various ways (klondike shuffle, under/over shuffle), yet separateVariations Notes From Underground 7
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreathAlso published here Card Cavalcade II 90
Walt Lees Cull-A-Separation a red card and a black card are reversed in the deck and attract the other cards of the same color Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 4) 46
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #7 cards openly separated into suits, then shuffled together fairly with riffle shuffle, yet red-black colors remain separatedAlso published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 790
George Sands Criss Cross Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it
credit information, see also p. 812 for Marlo claim
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • "Unbeatable" (George Sands, Sep. 1951, p. 14)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 816
Karl Fulves Color Blind no-palm handling of Criss Cross, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate it, see p. 1053 for commentInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 1) 822
Arthur Finley Kings and Queens Kings and Queens mixed up behind back, performer can bring out King/Queen of same suit, then later separate them into Kings and Queens Magic With Faucett Ross 214
Unknown The Red and the Blacks separating red and black cards The Big Book of Magic 94
Jerry Andrus The Psychiatric Shift separating four face up cards from for face down cards Andrus Card Control 37
Harvey Rosenthal Yet Another Technicolor Oddity five reds and five black cardsInspired byRelated to Close-Up Sampler — Part 1 15
Karl Fulves Quinary Colors five reds and five blacks are shuffled, one color penetrates table Packet Switches (Part Four) 214
Karl Fulves Color Flash spectator shuffles small packets Packet Switches (Part Four) 254
Erhard Liebenow Open Color Separation red card shuffled into black cards and eventually separate again Liebenow On Cards 18
Hannes Höller Trennen von Karten separating cards in a Stripper Deck
A. Trennen hinter dem Rücken
B. Kartentrennen am Tisch
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 43
Unknown Farbentrennen Rot-Schwarz performer separates red and black cards behind back Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 68
Uriah Fuller Psi-Con performer separates reds and black cards from a shuffled deck The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 262) 1308
Steve Dobson "Incrediblack" odd-looking shuffle sequence separates deck in colors except selection Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 11) 558
Karl Fulves Checkers "Two Tricks"
three reds and three blacks alternated, dealing procedure to separate colors or turn every other card over
The Chronicles (Issue 30) 1363
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Red and Black behind back Stripper / Konische Karten 4
Harvey Rosenthal Another Technicolor Oddity with five red and five black cardsInspired byRelated to Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 20) 387
Unknown Para Separar Colores application D, color separation La Baraja Biselada 6
Karl Fulves Separating the Colors red/black alternating aces on top, two shuffles, separated; using block transfer Riffle Shuffle Technique - Part Three 183
Karl Fulves Odd Color Out No. 19, cards shuffled face-up/face-down via CATO by spectator, two selections made, performer handles cards and all face-up cards are red with a black selection and vice versaVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 27
George Sands, Karl Fulves Criss Cross No. 48, simplified, Nines through Aces removed and sorted in reds and blacks, dealing procedure on table mixes and then sorts the colors again, spectator cannot duplicate itInspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 62
Brother John Hamman The Disobedient Cards strange procedure and then colors are separated The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 81
Brother John Hamman The Final Shuffle alternating set-up, spectator overhand shuffles The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 84
Karl Fulves Sandbagged blue- and red-backed deck sprung in paper bag and shaken, performer then reaches in an produces one color until all are separatedInspired byRelated to Crooked Tales 31
Michael Kaminskas Triumphant Return cards left and right of selection are sorted by color Miracle Material 7
Ken Krenzel Strip the Leader two leader card in front of two shuffled piles, they become black and red pile, follow the leader phase, they shuffle again by themselves, stripper deckRelated to Ingenuities 195
Karl Fulves He Has Followers No. 1, spectator riffle shuffles once and then deals into two piles part of the deck, follow the leader type presentation for color separation, colors marked on backs Command Colors 2
Karl Fulves The Specialist performer separates colors of shuffled deck Combo 23
Karl Fulves Code For Oracle two suits named and removed, performer separates them from the back Combo 25
Karl Fulves The Lady Thinks shuffled deck, psychic from other side of room tells how cards should be dealt to separate reds from blacksRelated to Combo 27
Karl Fulves Expansionism memorizing color sequence of 32 cards, but really only sixteenRelated to Combo 38
Karl Fulves After Hummer separating reds and blacks behind back, involving a layout on a grid on the table by spectator Combo 46
Ellis Stanyon To Separate Red from Black Cards No. 4 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 209
Michael Boden Deck Memorization OOTW with the performer dealing as a memory stunt, gilbreath
- Notes on the Gilbreath Principle
Also published here Card File Two 62
Paul Curry Never in a Lifetime two shuffled halves, magician does the same as spectator, both separate cards into red and blackAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 298
Simon Aronson Color Separation Variation on UnDo Influence to leave deck color separatedInspired by Try the Impossible 10
Bob Kohler The Deck That Can't Be Shuffled deck separates into reds and blacks repeatedly despite shuffling, using Daryl's Triumph Display Kardz 1
R. Paul Wilson Antipathy red and black cards riffle shuffled together and "unshuffled" again, using Engblom's Anti-Faro Omerta 7
Lee Asher The Continental Divide deck is shown mixed, instantly separates in reds and blacksRelated to Penumbra (Issue 3) 2
Jerry K. Hartman Further On "The Continental Divide" additional thoughtsInspired by Penumbra (Issue 4) 17
Karl Fulves The Rule For Red different handling than CATO, switching two cardsInspired by Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 262
Jerry K. Hartman Color Scheming deck is shown mixed, instantly separates in reds and blacksInspired by Penumbra (Issue 5) 15
Karl Fulves The Greek's Game color of twelve cards named by magician, betting presentation, see also p. 99 for further notes Combo II 13
Karl Fulves A Trick Of Memory red-black even-money swindle Combo II 29
Karl Fulves Cue Cards openly removed marker cards help with memorizing Combo numbersRelated toVariations Combo II 35
Karl Fulves Slick Slate color separation with performer and spectator, lines on slate help remembering Combo numbers, see also p. 102 for further notes Combo II 37
Karl Fulves The Russian Test performer guaranteed to get better than average score in color sorting without seeing any faces at all, see also p. 104 for further notes Combo II 55
Robin Robertson Using the Stack red-black separation with stack Combo II 63
Karl Fulves Mirasequel performer separates the mixed pile at the end of Miraskill Combo II 66
Karl Fulves Visionary performer sorts half the deck face-down after a riffle shuffle Combo II 80
Gregory Wilson, Ron Wilson The Trick That Sucks card travels from red half to black half, inspired by Ron Wilson's "Highland Hop"Inspired by Best of Friends - Volume III 497
Hector Chadwick Reds and Blacks Performer divines red/black from spectator shuffled deckInspired by The Mental Mysteries of Hector Chadwick 85
Karl Fulves Cutting The Colors two halves, spectator cuts each, top and bottom cards taken, repeated, taken cards are separated in color Prolix (Issue 6) 398
Lewis Jones, Jerry K. Hartman Sorted apparently performer sorts deck in colors and suits to find selection, inspired by Hartman's "He Whose Half Lasts" (Card Dupery) Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 138
Jason Ladanye The Set-Up red-black separated cards shuffled, separate again, teaching-presentation Confident Deceptions 83
John Wilson Outer This World performer divines color of top thirteen cards of shuffled deckInspired by You and Me and the Devil Makes Three — Volume II 19
Frank Fogg Out Of This Spread Cards that spectator select will always be of opposite color from magician's selections A New Angle 55
Harapan Ong The Incomplete Strip-Out Stripping cards out from a tapered deck with an unsquared deck

- Shuffle stacking sandwich demo: shuffling selection between two Jokers
- Full deck red-black separation
- Oil and Water: Spectator separates the colors themselves
A New Angle 151