You display a small packet consisting of four blue-backed Aces. Each time the
face-down packet is given a “twist” or a “spin,” a different Ace is seen face-up
in the packet. After three “spins,” each of three Aces has turned face
up—Hearts, Clubs and Diamonds. Now, you deliberately turn the Ace of Spades
face-up and suddenly all four Aces are face-up.
You place the Ace of
Spades face-down on your spectator’s open palm and say you will make it vanish
and appear between the other three Aces. The other Aces are held in your left
hand in a face-up spread. Nothing happens. At least, that’s the way it seems.
However, when you turn over the “Ace of Spades,” it’s now blank—it’s
vanished. And, when your audience looks back at the spread of Aces, they
see that the Ace of Spades has reappeared in the midst of the other Aces.
Now you offer to make the Aces change in full view. Nothing happens. At
least that’s the way it seems. But when you deal each of the four Aces face down
into your spectator’s open palm, each Ace has a different back design and
color—four different colored backs.
Everything is clean and
examinable. No palming or difficult moves.