495 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Four-of-a-Kind & Aces Effects / Spectator finds four of a kind
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
L'Homme Masqué Die vier Buben auf der Wanderschaft No. 6, four cards chosen, they are the four jacks, they are shuffled back and produced from inside the jacket at sleeve opening
1895 93
Die Eintracht der Damen card chosen, then three more cards chosen and the match, then assembly with four double facers
Dec. 1895
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Verwandlung der vier Point-Acht-Karten four spectators each take a card, they're the Eights, those then change to Sevens and the Eights are back in the deck, impromptu double-enders
Related to 1896 54
Der Bube als "enfant terrible" four cards selected, they're the Eights, Eights held by spectator, four other cards placed on table, Eights returned into deck, cards on table turn out to be three Eights and a Jack, jack transformed into missing Eight and four Jacks produced from pocket
Related to 1896 84
Four Aces at four Numbers four numbers named and Aces counted to one by one, using faced deck and deck turnovers
Sep. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9)
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Könige "Hofzinser's Kartenkünste V."
card thought of, three cards chosen from a chosen packet, another card quickly taken out of pocketed deck by spectator, assembly, three double facers
Related toAlso published here June 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6)
Carl Willmann Die vier Buben auf Wanderschaft four cards chosen, they are the Jacks, shuffled back and produced from up the sleeve, duplicates
Apr. 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlung der vier Point-Achtkarten four cards chosen, they are the Eights and tabled, then they transpose with the four Sevens (three Eights with a cover Seven fanned and vice versa)
July 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 7)
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die vier Acht four chosen cards turn out to be the Eights, they're lost and four indifferent cards change to Eights, then Jacks are produced
Also published here 1910 15
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Macht des Gedanken spectator selects three cards which match prediction, then assembly, four double facers
Also published here 1910 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Vier Könige card thought of, then a spectator extracts it from pocket, three matching cards found, then assembly, four double facers
Related toAlso published here 1910 69
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Allvermögen der Damen four cards chosen, they're the Queens, they transpose with four indifferent cards, Queens change one by one and back to Queens
Also published here 1910 105
Louis Lam "A-Cee-O" - A Four Ace Effect spectator counts four piles on table, Aces on bottom of each
1935 5
How to Make a Spectator Become a Magician spectator loses and finds the aces, no-touch trick
1935 97
Audley Walsh The Audley Walsh Coincidence four cards selected turn out to be Aces, lost again and dealt in poker hand
Related toVariationsAlso published here June 1936
The Jinx (Issue 21)
Audley Walsh Novel Beginning for a Four Ace Trick four chosen card turn out to be Aces
Related to 1936 156
The Nines random numbers add up to nine, Nines are selected
Related toVariations 1936 156
Victor Farelli The Mystic Eight four-of-a-kind location based on the mystical number eight
Variations 1936 38
U. F. Grant Call Me Up Sometime four cards are placed next to Queens
1937 162
Matching the Packets spectator deals to four predetermined cards
1940 388
The Seventh Son spectator finds three mates
Related toVariations 1940 389
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Locating the Aces four touched cards are stripped out and shown to be the Aces
1941 24
Martin Gardner Four Piles and a Dollar Bill spectator deals pile into four piles, the values on top form the year on the bill
1941 6
Edward Marlo A Good Number spectators stops while performer is shuffling four times and cards are turned over, next to Aces
Related toVariations 1942 11
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh Coincidence four cards selected turn out to be aces, lost again and dealt in poker hand
Also published here 1943 6
Arthur H. Buckley Birds of a Feather Experiment No. 10
Variations 1946 160
Arthur H. Buckley Your Favorite Ace Experiment No. 34 - named Aces appear at named numbers, surprise transposition at end
1946 199
Art Lyle Aces Up card is selected, deck dealt in three piles and on top are the other cards of the same value
May 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 105)
Howard A. Adams Uncanny Coincidence after odd calculation, four cards are located which match total
Nov. 1946 265
George Foster Money On The Line spectator stops count four times, bottom cards are the Aces
1946 13
Two Digits ten-twenty force four times to produce Aces
1946 49
J. B. Bobo Four Ace Routine (a) four piles build by shuffling and being stopped by spectator, Ace on top of each
(b) Aces lost, number cards selected and their value used to count down to Aces
(c) "Cutting the Aces"
1947 65
The Sevens
Related to 1948 123
Obliging Aces
1948 125
Bert Fenn, Neal Elias 10-6-9-4 four values are counted to, aces found, inspired by Stanley Collins trick from "A Conjuring Melange"
Variations 1948 6
Dr. Jacob Daley An Ace Opener four touched cards turn out to be the Aces, using the Daley Switch
May 1948
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 5 No. 12)
Robert Parrish Automatic Assembly cards of same value as a selection are found via dealing
1949 30
Henry Christ Birds of a Feather dealing to some named numbers to locate four Aces
1949 32
John Scarne Sympathetic Aces No. 19, Ten-Twenty Force to locate all four Aces one by one, minor variation included to locate Royal Flush
1950 39
Russell "Rusduck" Duck The Gambler with gambling theme, spectator has to deal from the bottom
July 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 234)
Clayton Rawson Four Ace Surprise spectator touches four cards, they are the Aces, Aces are lost in the deck again and eventually produced from under coat using the Merlini Fan Switch
Jan. 1951 741
Bill Simon A Touching Experiment cards spread on table, spectator and performer draw out two cards each, four Aces
1952 60
Percy James Coincidence and Four Kings deck dealt in four packets, and packets cut by spectator, value is used to count to card which turn out to be the four Kings
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 6)
Queens three cards chosen, one card spelled to, all are Queens
1952 15
Al Leech Wild Deuces Twos are lost and found
Also published here 1952 18
Bill Simon The Mathemagician two spectators discover the Aces by random dealing, dealing to bottom and then into multiple piles
Related toVariations 1954 8
J. Stewart Smith Pop Over Treys
1955 8
Jerry Andrus They Pick the Aces four cards pushed out of tables spread by spectators, they are the Aces
1957 4
Tony Corinda, Jon Tremaine (6) The Mentalist's Four Ace Trick four cards are selected and put into a glass each, in the glasses are odd backed cards as predictions, two times four Aces
1958 111
Dai Vernon Four of a Kind magician and spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be a four-of-a-kind
Related toVariations 1959 19
Edward Marlo Double Coincidence two cards chosen by performer and spectator turn out to be aces
1959 16
James Steranko Dead Man's Hand Finale Chapter Twelve, "A Lesson in Card Artistry"
spectator choses card, they turn out to be Dead Man's Hand (pair of Eights and Aces), third Ace appears between them
1960 83
Lin Searles The Repeat Pick spectator touches four cards in in-the-hands-spread which are out-jogged, they are the Aces, Aces are lost again and effect repeated
Dec. 1961
Ibidem (Issue 24)
Ron Johnson, Harry Lorayne Aces Wild Aces are found in do as i do way with two halves
Related toVariations 1962 32
Herb Zarrow Revolving Aces four times Christ Force
Related toVariations 1962 98
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) d) The Royal Marriages production of Queens (Bill Simon's "The Mathemagician"), then Kings, before going into a marriage routine
Inspired by Apr. 1963
Ibidem (Issue 28)
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli), Leopold Figner Count-Down Marriage deck dealt into four piles, then named numbers are counted down, Queens are found on bottom of dealt packets and Kings right underneath
Inspired by
  • Leopold Figner routine from 1920s
Related to
Apr. 1963
Ibidem (Issue 28)
Edward Marlo A Simple Ace Routine aces lost and found with four times the 10-20 force
Early Marlo (Issue Oddity & Other Miracles)
Dai Vernon, Hubert Lambert, Faucett Ross Emerald Isle Aces four times riffle force in which top packet is turned over and spread until first face-down card
Related toVariations 1967 228
Bill Simon, Harry Lorayne Deal & Duck eight cards removed below the table by performer and spectator, packet used to find Aces via deal & duck
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1967 149
Gene Finnell Aces at Random four cards face up, value of each is dealt and four aces found, spectator decides in which order
1967 10
Larry Jennings Refigured Pre-figuration
1969 50
Paul Swinford Four of a Mind spectator thinks of a value and removes card of that value from half the deck, performer divines it, repeat, do as i do finale
Related to 1969 59
Roger Klause Any Times Aces stop procedure while performer deals heaps of cards, aces found
1969 129
Edward Marlo Four Ace Stop quadruple stop trick, bottom deals
Winter 1969
Hierophant (Issue 2)
Edward Marlo Re-selection four Aces are lost, spectator selects four cards, turn out to be four Aces, lapping
1970 154
Robert (Bob) Hess Irresistible Fours two cards as predictions, two cards chosen, makes four fours
Sep. 1970 359
Harry Lorayne Fourcefully spectator selects four cards from four packets of four cards each - four-of-a-kind
Variations 1971 79
Harry Lorayne Roll Your Own dice are rolled and number used to count down to the aces, last ace found via indicator card
1971 91
Edward Marlo Notes on a Miracle Kings are inserted next to Queens by spectator, ten methods (ungaffed, double facers, double backers, roughed)
Related to Fall-Spring 1971
Hierophant (Issue 5-6)
Ron Ferris Girl Happy two cards chosen from two halves each - four Queens
1971 22
Ron Ferris Misbehaving Queens four cards put in odd-backed deck, they are Queens
1971 25
Frank Garcia Cut the Kings spectator deals in four piles, Kings on top, change to Aces
Related to 1972 23
Jeff Altman Three Happenings similar in effect, top and bottom cards of piles fit
1972 377
Roy Walton Twice Removed four Twos found by spectator
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9)
Jerry K. Hartman Four Eyes magician and spectator each remove a card from top and bottom half of deck to find four Aces
1972 5
Jerry K. Hartman Ace Placer spectator deals and stops at the four Aces
Inspired by 1972 41
Frank Garcia Happinstance
1973 52
Frank Garcia Spectator Aces spectator deals packets, Aces on face of packets
1973 66
Arturo de Ascanio, George Schindler, Frank Garcia European Aces three cards forced as Ace production
Related toVariations 1973 106
Lin Searles Blue Aces spectator finds aces two times, then they change back color
Autumn 1973
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio)
Karl Fulves Fourcast from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated and form a four-of-a-kind
Also published here Nov. 1973 686
Edward Marlo The Cam Dice and Sevens sevens are found with count down procedures and dice
1974 147
Jerry Mentzer Queens over Kings spectator selects card and cuts three piles, all are queens, two handlings
1974 23
Edward Marlo Dribble Concept Continued two decks are dribbled and spectator calls stop, eight aces, double back thick card
Related to Nov. 1974
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Karl Fulves, Tony Slydini Repeat Under Spread Loading strange position of block clipped between fingers of left hand under spread, feeding cards while spreading under spread or on face to formed packet
1975 143
Karl Fulves Cut To Win spectator shuffles deck and helps forming five packets, royal flush card on face of each
1975 146
Karl Fulves Square Deal piles made and counted, four aces found
1975 215
M. D. Overholser A Letter From M. D. Overholser four cards removed, those values counted down to, those are the Aces
Inspired by June 1975 975
Barry Govan Banker spectator stops the performer four times during overhand shuffle, bottom cards of those packets are Aces, slip shuffle
1975 55
Russell T. Barnhart Poker Generosity No. 5, spectator pushes four cards out of tabled spread, they are four Aces, switched one by one with Master Palm
1975 56
Edward Marlo My Best Number spectator places four Cards face up in deck, next to a Quartet
1976 213
Edward Marlo Hofzinser would have loved this same as "My Best Number", Queens change to Kings, to Pocket Climax
1976 219
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Mind Control spectator selects a quartet from a shuffled deck
1976 30
Nick Trost Four Ace Opener four Aces found one by one via flipping packets over on top of the deck, like a Cut Deeper Force
1976 17
Nick Trost Four Ace Disclosure simple four Ace production
Also published here 1976 18
Roger Smith Everybody Cuts the Four Aces Plus Wow!! four piles dealt while spectator says stop, four Kings found, they change to Aces
1976 2
Roger Smith Everybody Cuts the Aces Another Ending see reference, surprise transformation of Kings into Aces as Kings are produced again from deck
1976 3
Karl Fulves EliminAces spectator finds four Aces
1977 208
Gene Maze Had To Be see "EliminAces"
1977 216
Martin A. Nash Man and Wife Aces
1977 253
Harry Lorayne The 10 and 20 Aces four Aces found
1977 144
Karl Fulves Fourcast from twelve-card packet spectator choses two cards which are mated and form a four-of-a-kind
Also published here 1977 68
Dan MacMillan The Suit Named suit named, card chosen and suit written on its back, repeated with other suits, the cards turn out to be the matching Aces
1977 37
Ron Ferris, Allan Ackerman Blackjack Player's Delight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Variations 1978 94
Ken Krenzel Force-Eps Royal Marriages with four aces back change kicker
1978 174
Der Zuschauer findet die Asse spectator selects four cards, they are the Aces
1978 95
Jerry K. Hartman Mod Quad Card selected is stabbed into deck, prediction shown to be mate, and then card is shown to be stabbed between the other two mates (describes two methods)
Inspired by 1978 53
Reinhard Müller Bonus: Ein Zuschauer findet die vier Asse card chosen with cutting procedure, rest cut into three packets, Aces are found
Mar. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Four Ace Location spectator touches for cards in in-the-hands spread
1978 80
Eric Mason "Misery" random cards selected by spectator are switched
Aug. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 8)
Jerry Mentzer Flash Coincidence
1979 86
Harry Lorayne HaLo Up
1979 229
Karl Fulves MB Aces four spectators select cards by counting down with a Milk Build Shuffle in between the selections, they are the aces
1979 23
Father Cyprian, Edward Marlo, Audley Walsh Factory Guaranteed Opener 1. Magician locates four Aces from blue deck (Marlo sequence)
2. Spectator locates four Aces, backs of Aces are revealed to be red (credit to Audley Walsh)
3. Aces are placed into card case with the Joker, the Aces change into blue backs
1979 2
Jochen Zmeck Der Damaszener Dolch selection lost, spectator locates four cards by stabbing a knife in the deck, they are the selection and its three mates
Inspired by 1979 23
Impossible Two Ace Location gemini twins with overhand shuffle instead of dealing to find two cards
1980 31
Arturo de Ascanio Ascanio's Super Ace Discovery quadruple stop trick to find aces
1980 45
Father Cyprian Any Four of a Kind any named four of a kind is found via mathematical digit-add force, stack
1980 35
Eric Mason Cul Bono?
Feb. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 2)
Al Smith Combo: Two spectator stabs a King into the deck between two other Kings
Related to 1980 8
Jim Ryan The Sevens - A Card Trick spectators select four cards by taking and dealing, they are all Sevens, then the cards reverse in the deck
Related toVariations 1981 1
Stephen Tucker Numero selections added equal room number in hotel
May 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Stephen Tucker Seer two reversed card in deck, spelling value to find Aces
Inspired by 1981
The Talon (Issue 7)
James G. Thompson Jr. "A" wie in Asse during a quick mate coincidence, the four Aces are secretly brought to the top, then Aces found by counting to values and other Ace effects
Also published here
  • Magic to Delight, Thompson Jr.
Jan. 1981
Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 4)
Derek Dingle Over and Under Switch - Second Application spectator touches aces in face down spread
1982 84
Derek Dingle NoLap Switch - First Application spectator touches aces in face down spread
1982 85
Daryl Martinez Future Acethetics three aces forced with counting force, based on European Aces
1982 33
Karrell Fox Cased Aces spectator's cards change to (are) aces when put in case
Also published here Jan. 1982
Apocalypse (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Harry Lorayne Force Feed Eight two four-of-a-kinds
1982 534
John Murray Spectacular Prediction Coincidence
1982 73
Larry Jennings F.T.L. & R.T.D. Aces four touched card are Aces, seven card assembly
Related to 1982 6
Meir Yedid Royal Takeover three selected cards turn out to be Aces, they change into Royal Flush
Related to 1982 100
Ken De Courcy Delayed Action Spectator produces Aces from their own pocket, Aces were loaded previously in context of a trick
1983 9
Ken De Courcy, Roy Baker P-A-T-E-O Aces Uses PATEO force to force packet of Aces on spectator
1983 15
Father Cyprian Aces - Chicago Style deck is riffled, spectator stops the riffle at an Ace, done four times for four Aces
1983 9
Edward Marlo Tent Switch Effect
1984 185
Jerry Sadowitz Sparrows Tears spectator touches four cards: kings, four other selections turn out to have red backs, back color switches places then
1984 37
Stephen Tucker Raiders of the last ace Spectator cuts to random card, counts down to an Ace. Does this four times for four Aces
1984 32
Carl Wiesinger Here Come the Aces five card are selected, and one turned over, others are aces
1984 69
Joe Riding The Irish Card Routine four aces are found by cross sum of named number
1984 87
Aces for Experts No. 74
1984 110
Philip T. Goldstein T.N.TWO spectator cuts to two Kings which find two Aces and transform in two missing Aces
Jan. 1985
Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 1)
Louis Falanga Ace-Sumed Coincidence spectator touches aces, double backer
1985 73
Lou Gallo Dribblation spectators stops while dribbling to form four piles, Aces
1985 191
Richard Vollmer A Royal Flush Dream some pile making and dealing to produce royal flush
1985 277
Jeff Altman High Speed spectator and magician each find two Aces, are lost and found reversed in center
1985 358
The Nines with psychological stop force
Related to 1985 28
Leslie Hunt Leslie Hunt's Card Trick card selected, then three piles counted off, four-of-a-kind (1939)
1985 30
Paul Rosini Four Ace Repetitive cross sum force to find four aces, count-down on last ace (1940)
1985 2
Spectator Ace Cut single cross-cut to find four aces
1985 5
Larry Jennings Plotting The Twist Aces as Ace production
1986 39
Ray Kosby Freedom of Choice four cards touched by spectator and outjogged, spread immediately held high and they are the Aces
Inspired by 1986 15
Karrell Fox "Jacks in the Box" spectator removes four unknown card and they are placed in case, they turn out to be the four Jacks, apparently putting cards in case, switch
VariationsAlso published here 1986 67
Larry Jennings Intuitively Yours finessed handling, two methods
Variations 1987 15
David Regal The Aces are here! four stop forces as cards are biddled
1987 34
David Regal Subliminal Attraction touched cards, back change
1987 273
Piet Forton Tossed Four of a Kind three freely chosen cards turn out to be aces, four cards as one on table via Impeccable Double
Oct. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 10)
Ian Baxter Ace Cutting
1987 24
John Carney Australian Aces dealing to four numbers, aces on bottom of piles
Lecture Notes Collection (Issue Conjuring con Carney)
Jerry Sadowitz Flush Locator Royal Flush is located
Related to 1987 6
Harry Lorayne, Bill Simon Drauf und Drunter eight cards removed below the table by performer and spectator, packet used to find Aces via deal & duck
Also published here Oct. 1987
Intermagic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
Bruce Cervon Zauberkunste Triumph!
1988 17
Bruce Cervon Four of a Kind card finds its mates
1988 162
Dai Vernon Aces by Proxy spectator shuffles and takes out any four cards, also with previous selections
Related toVariations 1988 173
Edward Marlo The Effect multiple sandwich with queens, change to kings, they vanish, queens and kings in four pockets
1988 53
Edward Marlo The Intuitive Spectator
Inspired by 1988 274
Larry Jennings The Cream Always Rises Aces are lost, spectator touches four cards - the Aces
Related to 1988 140
Karrell Fox Four-Ace Opener spectator selects four cards which are put reversed in deck, they turn out to be Aces
1988 55
Edward Marlo The Four Ace Stop cards dealt on table in groups of four until spectator stops, top four cards of tabled pile are Aces
1988 347
Masatoshi Furota Four Aces and Four Aces deck spread on table, spectators draw out four cards, they turn out to be the Aces, followed by Ace assembly
1988 18
Roy Walton Twice Removed four Twos found by spectator
Also published here 1988 18
Helmut Ziegler Öl und (W) Asse (r) deck is dealt into four hands and every packet cut, top card used to count down in packet and four Aces are found, then after riffle shuffle separation of red and black cards
  • Asse
  • Öl und Wasser
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 8)
Herb Zarrow A Note on Zarrow's Revolving Aces spectator says stop four times while riffling
1989 35
Jerry K. Hartman Spectator Upstage
Also published here Feb. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 2)
Bernard Bilis Ambitious Prediction
May 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 5)
Bob King Not Alone
Aug. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 8)
Karl Fulves, Henry Christ Mathejack four jacks produced after some counting
Inspired by 1989 9
Karl Fulves, John Scarne, J. W. Sarles Flash Poker spectator stops performer's shuffle at four Aces, they then change into a royal flush
Related to 1989 14
Randy Wakeman Anything I Can Do, You Can Do Better cutting high card presentation, eventually a four-of-a-kind found, Christ Force
1989 92
Justin Higham Routined Illusion spectator stabs Joker in deck, two cards above and below are the Queens, Queens lost, four random cards find Joker again and change back to Queens
Inspired by 1989 9
Father Cyprian Four Aces Plus Triumph Revisited four Aces produced from spots where spectator stops, Aces lost and deck shuffled face-up/face-down, all one way again except Aces
1989 26
Edward Marlo Multiple Mexican Turnover four chosen cards turn out to be aces, see also page 33
1990 51
Simon Aronson Mark-a-Place Aces routine variation to find the Aces instead of two mates
Related to 1990 14
Michael Powers Whether Forecast spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are Aces, Aces change into Royal Flush, re-deal principle
1990 21
Edward Marlo Do It Right four times riffle force in which top packet is turned over and spread until first face-down card to find the Aces, credit information
Related to July 1990
Technomagic (Issue 1)
Philip T. Goldstein Boomer two years are selected and added, four numbers are dealt and Aces are found
Inspired by
  • Stewart James' "The Thought Blender" in "New Tops" March, 1963.
1990 37
Jeff Altman The Chosen Four
May 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 5)
Alex Elmsley Apprentice Aces two cards found by performer, two by spectator
1991 236
Alex Elmsley Pick of the Litter four touched cards are Aces, strip out switch
Related to 1991 238
John Carney Australian Aces dealing to four numbers, Aces on bottom of piles
Variations 1991 111
Karl Fulves Auto Gambler spectator gets four-of-a-kind after weird matching selection procedure, self-working
1991 20
Karl Fulves Autopilot
Inspired by 1991 21
Jerry K. Hartman Force Four card sandwiched in middle switched as sandwich is pulled out of deck, also with four cards sandwiched
Inspired by 1991 43
Jon Racherbaumer Cavorting Ladies - First Phase spectator touches four cards - they are the four Queens, assembly handling of Marlo's K.B.V. Aces
1991 1
Karrell Fox Flip-Over Aces four cards chosen and put in matchbook easel, they are riffled over and are Aces
Inspired by 1991 47
Stephen Tucker Miracle Aces
1991 10
Jerry K. Hartman Spectator Upstage with handling refinements
Also published here 1991 397
Jerry K. Hartman Marked Men spectator finds four Aces one by one, then show that Aces have odd colored backs
Related to 1991 421
Jerry K. Hartman Standout spectator finds four Aces one by one, then show that Aces have blank backs
Inspired by
  • Father Cyprian's "My friend the Gambler" in "You Are Magic Lecture Notes Nr. 2"
Related to
1991 665
Karl Fulves Poker Predict three unknown chosen cards sandwiched between Jokers in the deck, they complete a four-of-a-kind with a prediction card
Inspired by 1991 1
John Bannon Playing The Nines four Nines found with counting, Countdown Force
Inspired by Nov. 1991
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Ian Baxter Quartette Divino effect combo
Nov. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 11)
Edward Marlo Spin on the Revolving Aces spectator stops four times and locates Aces, Christ's Force
Apr. 1992
The Olram File (Issue 11)
Karl Fulves Future Glimpsed spectator choses two cards, they're aces, other aces are face-up in deck
1992 37
Karl Fulves Turnover Draw two cards chosen by spectator, AH sandwiched and sandwich cut in deck, with cards on either side it forms a Royal Flush, Henry Christ Force handling
1992 73
Gary Kurtz Spectator Color Changing Aces spectator touches four cards, they are the aces, then they have large Xs on the backs
Also published here 1992 19
Bill Simon The Rise and Rise of the Aces four cards are selected and tabled, they turn out to be the Aces, lost again, performer spreads through cards and spectator should stop at the Aces, only top four cards are in right hand when he stops and they are the Aces
Mar. 1992
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Tom Daugherty Triple Whammy
Variations Aug. 1993
Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 8)
Edward Marlo Unstacked Indication deck cut in four piles, top card of chosen pile turned over, top card of other piles used to count down to match first card
The Olram File (Issue 15)
Edward Marlo フォーエースプロローグ (Four Ace Prologue)
1993 92
Wayne Kyzer Forte four of a kind is found, dealing four piles and stop, performer and spectator deal
1993 73
John Scarne Aces on Impact spectator shuffles top half and names small number counted down and spectator takes the card at that number, repeated three more times, they are the Aces
Variations 1993
Rigmarole (Issue 2)
Karl Fulves Side Jogged Aces four packets shuffled by spectator, Ace on bottom of each, featuring bottom deal as transfer to another packet
Related to 1993 233
Kurti Freitag, Frank Garcia Frank Garcias Abschiedsgruß spectator finds three cards that match prediction
Nov. 1993
Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 2)
Dean Dill, Allan Ackerman The Gem-Money Cards bills are put next to Aces, Gemini Twins
Related toVariations 1994 18
Allan Ackerman, Debbie Ackerman A New Game
1994 130
Gene Maze Double Deal Aces spectator stops twice during deal and those two cards are reversed, on either side of each card aces are found
1994 90
John Scarne Knockout Aces spectator says stop four times during (slip) overhand shuffle, four Kings found, repeat with Aces kicker
Rigmarole (Issue 6)
Jackie McClements Shock Treatment deck vanishes at the end of a four Ace discovery, with variations
A. The basic vanish as an ace discovery
B. The Original 1984 Handling (requiring a Ghost Count)
Related toVariations 1994 19
Jon Racherbaumer The Curse of Scotland card chosen (Christ force), another card chosen and put reversed in center, then match and reversed card is between other cards of that value
Inspired by 1994 9
Aldo Colombini Havana Sandwich spectator locates Aces on either side of a selection, selection then travels between two other sandwich cards in the deck, duplicate
Inspired by
  • "Havana" (Andre Robert, Card Creations)
1994 39
Aldo Colombini Vortex two decks, various coincidences, then dealing into four piles to find Aces
Inspired by
  • Frank Pemper routine
1994 76
Aldo Colombini Well Done, Boys! four packets made, on the top are the Kings, on the bottom the Aces
Related to
  • Ed Marlo routine in Sly Glanced, p. 47
1994 107
Jack Carpenter Fate or Free Will? tabled prediction card, spectator picks card and inserts it in deck, cards on both sides of it are black Sevens, inserted card is shown to be a red Seven and prediction is other red Seven
Variations 1994
Labyrinth (Issue 1)
Jean Hugard, Roberto Giobbi Seventh Son of a Seventh Son spectator finds three mates
Inspired by 1995 101
Edward Marlo, Roberto Giobbi The Magic Phone Number spectator touches four cards and finds the four Queens next to them
1995 191
Larry Jennings, Roberto Giobbi Metamorphosis spectator finds three matching values for a "prediction card"
Inspired by 1995 239
Gary Kurtz The Amplified Ace Assembly four touched cards are aces, then McDonald's Aces style routine with 3 double facers
1995 11
Edward Marlo Four of a Kind Magician and Spectator each exchange some cards which turn out to be four of a kind
Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1))
John Scarne, Joseph Dunninger Ace Finds Ace No. 8, two halves under table, one reversed and put into other, it turns out to be an Ace and is next to another Ace
1995 13
Herb Zarrow Stop at an Ace No. 17, four chosen cards via cuts or stopping at riffling turn out to be the Aces, consecutive Christ Forces
1995 29
Karl Fulves Tap Reverse No. 18, card chosen and tapped on deck, an Ace turns over and the selection is also an Ace, repeated
1995 32
Double-Dealing No. 19, Kings and Aces found by dealing in packets
1995 33
Hiroyuki Sakai Four Card Touch Force multiple cards touched, stripped out, first card outjogged by performer
1995 74
Edward Marlo Two and Two two Aces placed in deck by spectator so they sandwich two cards, those turn out to be the other two Aces
1995 139
Edward Marlo Spectator Touches Four Aces brief, spectator touches four cards which are removed with Bottom Deal Exchange
1995 193
R. Paul Wilson Blackjack Players Blight four ten-values are on table, four selections turn out to be the four Aces to make four blackjacks
Inspired by 1995 8
Philip T. Goldstein Cruz Control spectator cuts at an Ace, then other three Aces are produced
Also published here
  • "Cruz Control" (Phil Goldstein, The Linking Ring one man parade, 1995)
1995 57
Gary Kurtz Spectator Color Changing Aces spectator touches four cards, they are the aces, then they have large Xs on the backs
Also published here 1995 21
Jerry K. Hartman Pair Shapes spectator buries Kings face up in deck, each one is directly next to its suited Queen
Inspired by 1995 108
Jerry K. Hartman Hand Me Down II five spectators each choose card from a five-card hand and the five they choose make a Royal Flush
Also published here 1995 156
Zane Zerbe Remaining Wired spectator cuts into three piles, one is turned over and deck assembled and a card removed, repeated a few times until four Aces are found, retains divided deck
Inspired by Aug. 1995
Magic (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Paul Cummins Ace Production four times stop trick
1996 25
Paul Cummins Intuitive Poker spectator chooses Royal Flush from spread deck
1996 18
Chad Long The Shuffling Lesson spectator shuffles and cuts and turns over and gets Aces while performer demonstrates the actions with the other half and gets Kings
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Astonishing Friends)
Aldo Colombini Your Lucky Day spectator touches four cards
Aug. 1996
Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 8)
Michael Skinner Aces Out of Another Dimension Aces are found via random count downs (bottom deal), Kings as well
Related to 1996 49
Karl Fulves Trifecta after cutting and dealing three jacks are on top of three piles, re-dealing
1996 96
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 1996 7
James Swain Australian Aces Revisited spelling four answers to questions, aces on top and kings on bottom of piles
Inspired by 1996 62
James Swain The Impossible Card Trick four spectators think of a value, counted down to to four piles, Aces on top followed by named values and Kings on bottom of piles
1996 66
Peter Duffie Procuring the Aces spectator cuts deck into four piles, elimination process with top four cards until one remains, repeated three more times
1996 7
Peter Duffie Simplaces using Henry Christ force
1996 12
Peter Duffie Acetrait Henry Christ force
1996 5
Doug Conn Coincidice
  • four dice rolled, each number counted off top of deck, last cards match all four numbers
  • Second Phase (four dice used to count down to cards, they are the four Aces)
VariationsAlso published here 1996 4
W.F.M.T.W. Melmoth Herschel two cards placed face up in the deck, cards next to them are the Aces
Also published here 1996 124
Larry Jennings The '65 Aces aces vanish, spectator finds aces, come to top, turn over in deck, different handling options
1997 148
Tom Frame Eventuality Aces different location methods
Oct. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 10)
Ken Krenzel The Last Heist four touched cards are jacks, distributed and come together, repeat, they change back color
Related to 1997 152
Nick Trost Do as I Do with Two Cards magician and spectator freely exchange two cards each, turn out to be four Queens
Inspired by 1997 39
Nick Trost Spectator Finds the Aces spectator selects two cards from spread, the two cards adjacent to each selection shown to be Aces
Inspired by 1997 68
Nick Trost Aces From Nowhere two methods
Variations 1997 70
Nick Trost Four Ace Disclosure
Also published here 1997 75
Nick Trost Ace Stop
Related to 1997 76
Nick Trost Double Discovery spectator cuts deck into three piles, piles are assembled face-up/face-down, then face-up cards are removed and rest dealt out into four hands, top and bottom cards of the piles consist of Kings and Aces (Principle originator unknown in, but possibly from "A Prediction", Ralph W. Hull, 1932)
Inspired byVariations 1997 77
Nick Trost Gilbreath Aces Four Aces lost in deck, spectator deals through deck and locates Aces
Inspired by
  • an Ace opener described by Oscar Weigle Jr. (The Dragon, June 1939), credited to Steve Belchou
1997 225
Audley Walsh Audley Walsh Coincidence four touched cards are stripped out and put to bottom of deck, they are the four Aces
Related toAlso published here 1997
Underworld (Issue 5)
Karl Fulves Some Assembly Required spectator choses cards from group of aces and indifferent card, choses aces (or Royal Flush)
Inspired by 1998 13
John Scarne, Stewart James, J. W. Sarles All Star Aces after some dealing and counting the four Aces are found
Related toVariations 1998
Underworld (Issue 8)
Jack Avis Bonnie and Glide four spectators each name a small number and that many cards are counted in front of each from bottom of deck, Ace on each
1998 40
Steve Mayhew Mayhew's Opener deck is continuously shuffled, spectator makes decisions about what pile to use and when performer should stop and finds the four Aces one by one, possible "encore phase" is to show the whole deck is only Aces of Hearts and three of them change back to indifferent cards and Ace of Hearts is in shirt
Also published here 1998
Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 1)
Joe Rindfleisch Easy Spectator Stops At The Aces spectator stops four times during riffling, the cards are put aside and shown to be Aces
Oct. 1998
Onyx (Issue 5)
Andrew Wimhurst Shuffle-tracker shuffle-tracking a selection, ends with four-of-a-kind
Variations 1999 11
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement Ace Location Four spectators touch four random cards, shown to be Aces, and all Aces have different colored backs as a surprise ending
Related to 1999 41
Doug Conn Fourtunate four dice used to count down to cards, they are the four Aces
Also published here 1999 29
Karl Fulves Pick 'n Play four cards touched in spread, they're the Aces
The Fine Print (Issue 10)
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note as four Ace production, or as key card placement
Inspired by 1999 2
Philip T. Goldstein Divin-ace-tion dealing, count-back force, credit information
Apr. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 4)
Micah C. Lasher Astronomical Aces dealing cards in pairs from two tabled halves, spectator stops at Aces, two more found
Aug. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 8)
Justin Higham Revolutionary Ace Cutting Aces found through consecutive cut forces
  • Cut-Deeper Ace Cutting
  • So-Simple Ace Cutting (Discard)
Inspired by 1999 87
Joshua Jay A Simple Ace Trick spectator touches four cards, they are the Aces, they change back colors, Discreet Displacement application
Jan. 1999
Onyx (Issue 6)
Jerry MacGregor Quick Aces Aces lost, spectator chooses any card, that many cards counted down and all Aces are found there
1999 216
Darren Bradley Quick Predict spectator indicates two cards that are out-jogged and removed, they match the spectator's day of birth
Discoverie (Issue 1)
Marty Kane The Magic Underground Aces found with dealing and spelling by spectator, "Status Quo Principle" (invariant positions in Down-Under Deals)
Related to 1999 123