Color Changing Deck
Color Changing Deck is a classic card theme where a backs of a deck of cards that has been shown (usually during the course of a routine) changes to another color. Many routines add it as a "kicker," an additional ending after the original effect is over.
- In the October, 1916 issue of Sphinx, Charles T. Jordan advertised a trick called "No. 32 Speaking of Pink Elephants." A card is drawn from a blue-backed pack; It changes to a red back party glances sheepishly back at pack. Second wallop! Pack now red, all cards shown both sides.
- In 1944, Paul Curry marketed the Color Changing Deck.
- Paul Curry Color Changing Deck in Close-Up Card Magic by Harry Lorayne.
- Color Stunner by Paul Harris.
- Rainbow Deck each card has a different back by Clarke Crandall.
- Transmutation by Larry Jennings, originally published in Genii, and The Transmuted Deck in Jennings '67.
- Color Triumphant by Derek Dingle; see Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins and The Complete Works of Derek Dingle and Technicolor All Backs, a routine in which Derek Dingle melded Alex Elmsley's handling of All Backs with a full-deck color change.
- Regal Color Changing Deck by David Regal (faces change color too) (DVD 2007).
- Colour Burn - slow motion color changing deck by David Forrest (DVD 2008)