120 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transposition / Follow the Leader
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Stewart James The Simplicity Four Ace Trick Also published here More "Eye-Openers" 6
John J. Crimmins Jr. The Case of the Four Kings four Aces and four Kings Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 327
Stewart James Simplicity Four Ace Trick Also published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 355
G. W. Hunter G. W. Hunter's Twelve Card Transposition twelve picture cards in one glass, twelve spot cards in other, one card exchanged, rest follows, written up by Max Holden The Magic Annual for 1937 50
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, all at once in spectators' pockets Greater Magic 292
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader Greater Magic 578
Stewart James The Four Aces a bit convolutedVariationsAlso published here Greater Magic 355
F. Jackson Restless Colors The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 48) 337
Jack Vosburgh Stalemate The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 113) 671
Dai Vernon "Follow The Leader" Select Secrets 14
Audley Walsh Ten Card Color Change Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 201
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Palace Revolt twelve court and spot cards transpose in one phase Tricks and Sleights 22
F. Jackson Restless Colors Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 22
George H. Pittman Follow the Leader Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 5) 159
Neal Elias Follow the Leader Related to At the Table Tricks 9
Edward Marlo Aces over Kings Aces and Kings, third quartet comes in, should be named "Aces, Kings & Tens"Related toVariations Marlo In Spades 52
George G. Kaplan A Lesson in Misdirection "self-worker" The Fine Art of Magic 74
John Howie + or - ? using two four of a kinds, transformation kickerRelated to The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 153) 611
Charles Nagle, Stewart James Traveling Aces No. 4, Ace assembly (with a touch of Follow the Leader), effect and method identical to Simplicity Four Ace Trick by Stewart JamesAlso published here Scarne on Card Tricks 13
Edward Marlo Follow the Leader Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 6
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switchRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 220) 878
Hen Fetsch, Cy Keller Double sequence, card is half red and half black The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 261) 1044
Edward Marlo Follow the Leader The Cardician 161
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader, Jr. five blacks and five redsRelated toVariations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 277) 1107
Alex Elmsley Effort for Follow the Leader ideas for Vernon's Follow the Leader, Jr.Inspired by The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Al Honeycutt Honeycutt's Honeycutter Aces transpose with Kings, à a follow the leaderVariations The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 289) 1154
J. Stewart Smith Follow the Leader five red and five black cards, four phases One More Thought on Cards 17
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Delight with extra cards, false switches and the delight switchAlso published here The Best in Magic 132
Walter Coleman Follow the Leader 26 Originals 5
Brother John Hamman The Chameleon Colors reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transposeVariations The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 37
Russell "Rusduck" Duck Zig Zag matched in value and in numerical paired sequence The Cardiste (Issue 7) 14
Dai Vernon Follow The Leader Early Vernon 42
Howard Lyons Further Data on the Foregoing Trick credit information on "Follow The Leader" plot Early Vernon 43
Edward Marlo 4 and 4 Transposition "Third Effect", two fours-of-a-kind, some cards lost, follow the leader type effect Tilt! 10
Leo Behnke Follow the Leader with business cards Entertaining Close Up 2
Harry Lorayne Criss-Cross one phase only, repeated as challenge, for credit comments see page 16 of Kabbala, Vol. 2 My Favorite Card Tricks 16
Harry Lorayne Six Card Follow the Leader Phase Deck-Sterity 94
Karl Fulves The Cards That Can't Be Mixed 4&4 odd-backed, red-backed faces change to black as finaleRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1st Folio) 140
William P. Miesel 3rd Flight follow the leader with 3 quartets Epilogue (Issue 6) 48
Dai Vernon Follow the Leader Expanded Lecture Notes 36
Gerald Kosky Transpose & Follow Epilogue (Issue 11) 84
Peter Kane Red - Blue - Transpo four red red-backed & four black blue-backed spot cards Another Card Session with Peter Kane 5
Sam Leo Horowitz Follow The Leader two four-of-a-kinds The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 451
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus Queens and Kings are paired, yet separate again The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 452
Sam Leo Horowitz Put-Back Move one card exchanged while two four-of-a-kinds are displayed and separated The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 456
Roy Walton Wrong Again Follow the Leader with the four suits, four piles Cardboard Charades 20
Roy Walton Another Fine Mess court cards rearrange themselves, royal assembly meets follow the leader Cardboard Charades 37
Karl Fulves Fellow Followers this is actually page 36B Packet Switches (Part One) 36
Karl Fulves Mini Followers Packet Switches (Part One) 47
Karl Fulves Random Followers Packet Switches (Part Two) 119
Karl Fulves Napoleon two four-card packetsRelated to Notes From Underground 58
Edward G. Brown Pictures and Pips with twelve picture and twelve number cards, in two tumblers The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown 56
Philip T. Goldstein Goldstein's F.T.L. Card Tricks for People Who Don't Do Card Tricks 6
Ian Baxter Supertransportation with four kings and four aces Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 109
Peter Warlock Follow The Leader credit information, odd-backed version The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1050
Ian Baxter Super Transposition Kings and Aces on table, one switched, rest follows New and Novel Knowledge 50
Dai Vernon Follow The Leader only beginning displacement with wedge cull is briefly explained The First California Lecture 4
Philip T. Goldstein FTL five red and 5 black cards, three phases Classic Tackler 4
J. W. Sarles, Karl Fulves Follow the Leader No. 66, 3&3 Self-Working Card Tricks 100
Larry Jennings Larry's Leader Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 47
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified Follow the Leader with two cut jumbo cardsAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 7) 540
Harry Lorayne Follow The Leaders with two four of a kinds Quantum Leaps 36
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizesRelated toAlso published here Goldstein's Gallery 14
Ken Beale, Ralph W. Hull Positive & Negative Cards using two four of a kinds, transformation kickerRelated to Interlock 46
John Fedko Exchango using four cards with black sticker and 4 with red sticker and poker chip to indicate colors Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 12) 430
Karl Fulves Gargoil oil & water combo with follow the leader, no method Interlocutor (Issue 41) 163
Keith Bennett Take me to your Leader four & 4 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 2) 986
Roxy Surprise Follow the Leader with 4 four-of-a-kinds and a transformation kicker Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1002
Unknown The Leaders Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 8
Edward Marlo Barroom Poker strange Follow the Leader Variation with aces, five phasesInspired by Marlo without Tears 50
Milton Kort Following Elias Inspired by Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 308
Frederick Braue Follow the Leader The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 21
Unknown Two-Card Monte Move for follow the leader finale The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 23
Gerald Deutsch, Peter Marshall Follow the Leader Updated Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1169
Karl Fulves Follow Up four quartetsRelated to Secret Session — Part One 18
José Carroll Red and Black full act, cards turn blank, red and black gloves change to white 52 Lovers 89
Brother John Hamman The Knavish Deuces oil&water and follow the leader combo The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 103
Bruce Cervon Follow the Black & White 4&4, using cardboard pieces that are black and white without border The Black & White Trick 117
Karl Fulves Follow the Leader & Oil and Water combination, plot suggestionRelated to The Black & White Trick iii
Philip T. Goldstein Simplified FTL with eight cardsAlso published here Focus 86
Philip T. Goldstein Off-Balance Leader color-groups with two different numerical sizesInspired byAlso published here Focus 87
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met Oil and Water combined with Follow The Leader, 4&4 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 34
Alex Elmsley Shale Fellow Well Met - The Contrasting Backs Variant The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 39
Alex Elmsley A Biddle Displacement with Follow The Leader application The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 116
Alex Elmsley, Brother John Hamman The Atomic Aces four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders PhaseInspired byVariationsAlso published here The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 217
Alex Elmsley Los Ases Atomicos translation
four phase variation on Hamman's "Final Ace Routine", including Oil & Water and Follow the Leaders Phase
Also published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 5 65
Juan Tamariz Fabulous Change using two four of a kinds Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 10) 2418
Gene Maze Follow the Joker ten Jokers and ten blank cards, bottom deal and second deal handlings Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 80
Billy McDonnell Leadership ten red and ten black cards The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 53) 976
John Riggs Follow the Oil & Water halves behind a red and a black card, change color when riffled through, impromptu svengaliRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 68
Tom Frame Leadership Potential kind of follow the leader effectInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 11) 2721
Wylee Packer A Lorayne Storm applying "A Psychological False Count" Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 8) 2687
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
Nick Trost Royal Rendevouz Follow the Leader type of routine, with Ambitious Ending The Card Magic of Nick Trost 63
Stewart Judah, Paul Swinford Half and Half Two cards are cut in half, follow the leader type of effectInspired by
  • "Miracle Mates" (Bob Bell, marketed by Mickey Hades, 1963)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 208
Simon Lovell The Gambler's Move Kings and Aces, repeated Simon Says! 43
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
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Day Trippers short version of Follow the Leader with Queens and Aces Card College - Volume 4 857
Darwin Ortiz The Color of Money using red and black poker chipVariations Scams & Fantasies with Cards 180
Bob King Follow Up single phase, SBS The Breather 3 12
Al Baker The Migrating Cards odd backed, packet in spectator's pocket The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Contributions) 514
Karl Fulves Touchstone one-phase Follow the LeaderInspired by Off The Books (Issue 8) 155
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Bottom-Biddle "Following Orders" Ace through Five of Hearts and SpadesInspired by
  • "Following Orders" (Karl Fulves, Discoverie #1)
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 34
Karl Fulves Color Bands red rubber band around red cards, black around black cards, halves together and bands exchanged, halves change as well, posed as problem Under Tension 31
Wesley James Chameleon Colors Revisited "alpha", reds and blacks separated, some red cards change to black and back, then halves transposeInspired by Enchantments 144
Wesley James Follow That Card II "alpha"
Phase I: Ace through Four of Clubs & Spades are sympathetic, with additional red cards in play
Phase II: repeat variation
Phase III: follow the leader with the two four-card packets
Phase IV: four spades put in different pockets, clubs vanish and reappear with spades as pairs in pocket
Inspired by
  • "Follow That Card" (Bro. John Hamman, marketed item)
Enchantments 208
Allan Ackerman Follow the Leader Ackerman 2004 26
Jack Avis Follow the Leader short routine Rara Avis 64
Jack Avis Siva Follows his Leader Rara Avis 65
Jack Avis Follow the Leader - Again! Rara Avis 67
Jack Avis Seven and Eleven Transpo four Aces and three Sevens, when Ace is put with Sevens the other three cards transpose Rara Avis 118
Nick Trost The Restless Court Cards with three quartets Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 69
Jörg Alexander Weber Casino using red and black poker chipInspired by ZauberKunstStücke — Band 2 76
Ramón Riobóo Triumvirate with three piles Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 247
Harry Lorayne Lead On! five red and five black cardsRelated to Special Effects 189
So Sato Acrobat Leader The Secrets of So Sato 182
Harapan Ong All Hail the Great Leader Four red cards and four black cards keep remaining separate despite being mixed (follow the leader), when placed together they mix, when placed back with their leaders they separate againRelated to Wabi-Sabi 14
David Solomon Magnetic Cards ten cards Solomon's Secrets 36
Iñaki Zabaletta Siguiendo al Líder ten red and ten black cards, last cards are shuffled ¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 55
Lorenz Schär Kool and the Gang 10x10 cards, with entire deck ending Cards Against Reality 109