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O'Henry Four Aces

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O'Henry Four Aces is an Ace Assembly with an O'Henry twist (surprise ending) to the normal plot. It starts out as a traditional Ace Assembly routine but when you make the last ace vanish from its packet, instead of appearing in the ace pile, the other aces have join the final ace in its packet.

It was dubbed O'Henry Four Aces by Frank Garcia's in Super Subtle Card Miracles (1973).

It was first featured in the Trevor Lewis' prize-winning act for the Magic Circle in 1969 , The IBM in 1971, FISM in 1976 and published as Topsy Turvy and Slow Motion Plus in The New Pentagram, Vol. 3, No. 11 (January 1972), page 90.