60 entries in Cards / Principles / One Way / Faces
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Unknown To Detect, without Confederacy, which of Four Cards has been Turned Round in your Absence one-way margins Modern Magic 57
Unknown Die magische Sehkraft No. 18, a picture card is turned around, performer knows with one Der Kartenkünstler 23
Unknown The Reversed Card spectator turns card end for end and performer knows which one Modern Card Manipulation 94
Charles T. Jordan The Reversed Court Card No. 6, one of four court cards is reversed by spectator, performer divines which one, one-way on face of some Bicycle cardsAlso published here Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 14
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver No. 8, single card location, from new deck orderAlso published here Ten New Impromptu Card Tricks 17
Theodore Annemann It Goes This Way one-way faces by scratch marks, see page 164 for comment by William Larsen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 42
Theodore Annemann The Face Up - Face Down Location using one-way faces and backs The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 44
Charles T. Jordan Faces or Backs, Which? one-way principle applied to faces and Bicycle League Backs Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 351
Charles T. Jordan Reversed Court Card four cards in a row, spectator turns one end for end, performer knows which oneAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 18
Charles T. Jordan The Life Saver pointer one way from faceAlso published here Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 352
Dr. Buell A Test Discovery one-way pointer cards Greater Magic 287
Unknown The "Reversible" Location using one-way feature of faces Greater Magic 88
Unknown Phantaso one of five, one-way pips Expert Card Technique 273
Henry Hardin Houdin's Dream one-way faces via pips, no-touch reversal method with book used as plate The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 97) 598
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy From Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cardsAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 101) 613
Jack Vosburgh The Mystery of the Suits one of the aces is selected and found, then the suit of another selected ace is predicted The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 122) 711
Unknown The Reversed Card Spectator reverses any card in a row of five cards (end for end) while magician's back is turned, magician can tell which card is turned Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 25
John Scarne The Turn Around Cards No. 10, Spectator secretly turns some cards around from a row of eight cards, performer can divine which were turned (Pointer principle) Scarne on Card Tricks 22
Tony Corinda (6) Annemann's One Way Deck on the faces, applied to routines with blindfolds Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 137
James Steranko Fantasy Card Routine Chapter Thirteen
- Oneway Faces (not pointer cards, but uneven printing)
- The Division (spectator cuts to a card behind the performer's back and replaces)
- The Afterthought (selection from in-the-hands spread)
- The Bisection (two selections by cutting of small packets and remembering bottom cards)
- The Retention (fake memory demonstration, move-a-card)
- The Abstraction (one of three cards thought of, OOSOOM)
- Fantasy Notes
Steranko on Cards 93
Dr. Stanley Jaks Das Erbe von Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cardsAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 134
Karl Fulves Greeks Bearing Gifts four queens removed, one selected and found, repeated in different ways, last queen torn and initialed piece found, initials as one-way featureRelated to
  • p. 76 for alternative ending by Al Altman
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 58
Sid Fleischman One-Way Deck Revisited chalk mark on side, fan turnover The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 9) 42
Alan Brown Future Ghost cards thought-of and not removed from deck, one-way faces or edge-marks or one-way crimp, see also p. 373 and p. 684Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 11) 357
Stephen Minch Death's Grip card is found with small skull on chain (Skull-ocation) The Book of Thoth 26
Unknown Deuces Wild No. 9, card chosen from four-card packet of all initialed Deuces repeatedly found, one-way signatures Self-Working Card Tricks 15
Hannes Höller One-Way und beschnittene Karten - Rückenmuster-One-Way
- Bild-One-Way
Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 129
Robert Siepielski Sight Unseen drawn ESP symbols on business cards, thought symbol is divined The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 224) 1119
Larry Becker Fabulous Gypsy Spell six gipsy cards, one is selected and a chosen word from list used to spell through the cards The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 75
Karl Fulves Pointed Reminder small packet is cut in half with scissors, two matching halves are exchanged, performer divines which halves Card Counting 25
Karl Fulves Pointer Cards & Clocking Ideas Related to Card Counting 48
Thomas Alan Waters Talismanacle spectator selects a card, presentation with ring or amulet which is able to pick ab vibrations from the card
- Variation One: Memorized Deck
- Variation Two: Stripper Pack
- Variation Two-and-a-Half: Stripper Pack
- Variation Three: Stripper Pack
Related to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Deckalogue) 203
Pascal Monmoine One Way Deck Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1236
John Aukes Straight and Round cards are shuffled face up into face down, spectator turns over any card/s and the performer locates them Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1250
Thomas Alan Waters Groupease five packets are cut, bottom card remembered shuffled and all five cards are divinedInspired by
  • Ed Marlo's "A Miracle With Cards" in "Ibidem" No. 8, 1956. P. 11
Related to
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Thynk) 616
Thomas Alan Waters Trivese three card location Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 643
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
Karl Fulves Star Cross out-of-hand one-way reversal, one-way faces or one-way crimpRelated to Secret Session — Part Three 81
Karl Fulves Quid Pro Quota card chosen from packet, position remembered by spectator counting procedure
(A) Lockdown (11-card packet)
(B) Futures/Options (10-card packet)
(C) Go Fourth (10 cards, faro)
(D) Point of View (14 pointer cards)
(E) Cue Test
(F) First and Ten (spectator finds magicians card and vice versa)
(G) Doctor Cue
(H) HI Test
(I) Xtantra
(J) Doctor's Out
(K) Outback
Variations Prototype 3
Frederick Braue Pointer Thinking with packet of cards, out-of-hand reversal by spectator The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 6) 5
Tom Daugherty Heavies one way from the face Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 12) 2302
Paul Rosini Addition to Rosini's Saliva 10-Card Trick pointer cardsVariations More Greater Magic 1073
Tony Bartolotta About Face ESP card, alphabet card and one of many license plates found Rigmarole (Issue 10) 115
Nick Trost Peek-A-Boo Aces Pointer Principle to tell which Ace was selectedRelated to The Card Magic of Nick Trost 79
Thomas Fraps, Helge Thun If Worse Comes To Worse performer finds two selected and one thought-of card, one way from face (pips)Variations The Book 88
Ellis Stanyon The Margin and Pip Discovery No. 18, "Houdin's Dream", one-way by margin or by one-way faces
- Improved Version (Think Stop presentation)
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 10
Ellis Stanyon To Detect Which of Four Cards Has Been Turned Around No. 24, white margin on picture cards Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 45
Gary Plants Palindrome divination of one of the four Aces Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 3 118
Paul Curry One-Way Face Design Tip scratching pipsAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 272
Karl Fulves The Odd Couple No. 2, one of four cards selected, all shuffled back in deck, performer locates it My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 3
Karl Fulves Greeks Bearing Gifts No. 36, four queens removed, one selected and found, repeated with diminishing number of queens, last one predictedInspired by My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 76
Karl Fulves Pointers When Psychics Play Poker 14
Jack Avis Historical Items and Magical Facts one-way pointers and more Rara Avis 188
Bruce Cervon, Larry Jennings 5 Card Miracle one way principle Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 57
Max Maven Looking the Other Way two cards selected from ten cards are found, test-conditions, one way Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 72
Dr. Stanley Jaks Legacy from Tibet two routines with one-way picture/symbol cardsAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 171
Glenn G. Gravatt The Bruce Lee Way Secretly get a selection to be placed reversed end for end in a one-way deck, hands off approach, uses one way faces The Secret of the Butterflies 37
Ondřej Pšenička What Are Butterfly Playing Cards? Description of how the Butterfly cards should be used

- The Two-Way Markings
- The One-Way Markings
- The One-Way Flower
- The One-Way Faces
The Secret of the Butterflies 13
David Solomon Thoughts on a Location one of five chosen cards selected, all shuffled back and selection found Solomon's Secrets 200
Benjamin Earl Slow Roll with turnover choreography The Shift #2 13