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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.
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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).
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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, 11 (March 1972), page 90.  
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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.  
  
 
== Publications ==
 
== Publications ==
* Trevor Lewis' "Topsy Turvy and Slow Motion Plus" in The New Pentagram, Vol. 3, 11 (March 1972),  
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* [[Roger Smith]]'s ''Slow Motion Ace Switch-A-Roo'' in [[Revolutionary Card Compositions]] (1971).
* [[Roger Smith]]'s ''Slow Motion Ace Switch-A-Roo'' in [[Revolutionary Card Compositions]] (1971).  
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* [[Trevor Lewis]]' ''Topsy Turvy and Slow Motion Plus'' in The [[New Pentagram]], Vol. 3, No. 11 (January 1972),  
* O'Henry (Slow Motion) Four Aces by Mike Schwartz, Al Cooper & Frank Garcia in Super Subtle Card Miracles  
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* [[Wesley James]]' "LSD Aces" in [[Epilogue]], no. 16, November 1972.
* Wesley James' "LSD Aces" in Epilogue November 16, 1972
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* O'Henry (Slow Motion) Four Aces by [[Mike Schwartz]], Al Cooper & Frank Garcia in [[Super Subtle Card Miracles]]
* "Hitchcock Aces" by Darwin Ortiz in "At the Card Table"
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* ''Magician's Sleeper Aces'' by [[Darwin Ortiz]] and Marvin Johnson ([[Kabbala]], Vol 3, No. 6, pg 80-4) (precursor to "Hitchcock Aces")
* "New Hitchcock Aces" by Darwin Ortiz in Cardshark 
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* [[Martin Nash]]' ''Aciduous Aces'', page 367 in [[Sleight Unseen]]
* "Magician's Sleeper Aces" by Darwin Ortiz and Marvin Johnson (Kabbala, Vol 3, No 6, pg 80-4) (precursor to "Hitchcock Aces")
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* [[Ed Marlo]]'s ''The Real O'Henry Aces'' in [[Marlo's Magazine]], Vol. 5
* Allan Ackerman's "A Bag of O'Henrys" in Las Vegas Kardma 34
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* [[Louis Falanga]] ''Jazz Fusion'' (jazz aces variation with O'Henry kicker) in [[The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4]]
* Roger Crosthwaite's "The Magic Assembly" Apocalypse Vol. 16-20
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* ''Hitchcock Aces'' by [[Darwin Ortiz]] in [[Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table]]
* Paul Cummins' "O'Henry Ace Assembly" FASDIU II
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* [[Randy Wakeman]]'s ''Take-Off Aces'' in [[Apocalypse]] Vol. 11, no. 6, june 1988
* Louis Falanga "Jazz Fusion" (jazz aces variation with O'Henry kicker) in The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4
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* [[Allan Ackerman]]'s ''A Bag of O'Henrys'', p. 34 in [[Las Vegas Kardma]]
* Ed Marlo's  "The Real O'Henry Aces" in Marlo's Magazine Volume 5
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* ''New Hitchcock Aces'' by Darwin Ortiz in [[Cardshark]] 
* Martin Nash' Aciduous Aces Sleight Unseen 367
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* [[Roger Crosthwaite]]'s ''The Magic Assembly'' in Apocalypse Vol. 19, no. 12, december 1996
* Randy Wakeman's "Take-Off Aces" in Apocalypse Vol. 11-15
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* [[Paul Cummins]]' ''O'Henry Ace Assembly'' in FASDIU II
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
* [[Roger's Thesaurus]] (1994), page 214, written by [[Roger Crosthwaite]] and [[Justin Higham]])
 
* [[Roger's Thesaurus]] (1994), page 214, written by [[Roger Crosthwaite]] and [[Justin Higham]])
 
* http://archive.denisbehr.de/archive/route/entries.php?url=10,46,19,296,301
 
* http://archive.denisbehr.de/archive/route/entries.php?url=10,46,19,296,301
* http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&
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* http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=193030#Post193030
Number=193030#Post193030
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Latest revision as of 13:52, 22 April 2011

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.

Publications

References