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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 (January 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 ==
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* [[Martin Nash]]' ''Aciduous Aces'', page 367 in [[Sleight Unseen]]
 
* [[Martin Nash]]' ''Aciduous Aces'', page 367 in [[Sleight Unseen]]
 
* [[Ed Marlo]]'s ''The Real O'Henry Aces'' in [[Marlo's Magazine]], Vol. 5
 
* [[Ed Marlo]]'s ''The Real O'Henry Aces'' in [[Marlo's Magazine]], Vol. 5
* [[Louis Falanga]] ''Jazz Fusion'' (jazz aces variation with O'Henry kicker) in The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4
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* [[Louis Falanga]] ''Jazz Fusion'' (jazz aces variation with O'Henry kicker) in [[The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4]]
 
* ''Hitchcock Aces'' by [[Darwin Ortiz]] in [[Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table]]
 
* ''Hitchcock Aces'' by [[Darwin Ortiz]] in [[Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table]]
 
* [[Randy Wakeman]]'s ''Take-Off Aces'' in [[Apocalypse]] Vol. 11, no. 6, june 1988
 
* [[Randy Wakeman]]'s ''Take-Off Aces'' in [[Apocalypse]] Vol. 11, no. 6, june 1988
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* [[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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[[Category:Ace Assembly]]
 
[[Category:Ace Assembly]]

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.

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