124 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Appearance & Production / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet chosen card found on top of designated packet, four packets, palmed card replaced
1786 Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame
1889 Tricks with Cards 171
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame
1889 Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle
1889 Tricks with Cards 239
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back
1890 More Magic 118
Unknown Kartenfang in der Luft catching cards at end of wand
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 185
Unknown Die Diogenes-Laterne card appears in small lantern
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 189
Unknown Mysteriöses Glaskästchen card appears in transparent glass case
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 200
Unknown Ei- und Kartenvermehrung egg and card apparently ripped in two and they double
Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 39
Clement de Lion Ein neuer Kartenfang idea about having five selection appear from the air
Feb. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 32
John Hamley Cards from behind Knee clipped behind trouser
1903 Later Magic 55
Carl Willmann Der Kartenpokal card appears in glass container with glass lid
Apr. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4) 52
John Hamley The Bottle and Card Trick card shot with pistol on clear bottle, appears at top
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der verschwundene König card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 186
Theodore Annemann Twentieth Century Cards selection is hole-punched and appears between 2 other punched and threaded cards, see page 99 for improvement by R.M. Jamison
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 50
Theodore Annemann Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards! invisible deck presentation for any named card to pocket, no method
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 60
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Diminishing Cards fan of giant cards produced from under spectator's coat
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 19
Eddie Joseph The Shower of Cards cards produced from cup
1942 The Last Word on Cups and Balls 36
Jean Hugard Hey! Presto! selection appears in a glass held by performer
Jan. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 35
Harry "Roz-On" Rosenblum The Sand Frame technical improvement for the sand frame
Nov. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 6) 82
Bert Douglas The Invisible Card Routine named card appears, card index in magazine
1949 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 13
Eddie Joseph Playing Cards from Sleeve from spectator's sleeve
1950 The Art of Body Loading & Productions 54
Al Leech An Unscrupulous Deal chosen card is dealt apparently from nowhere, second deal
1952 Manipulating with Leech 28
Ted Danson The Seance Card Trick Mini card matching selection appears in previously empty matchbox
Also published here 1953 "Come a little closer..." 27
Eugene Gloye Century Card Trick. Cute with Audience Participation with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds), card appears between two handkerchiefs
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 10
Eugene Gloye Card and Candle card appears on candle, with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 10
Cy Endfield Two To Divine card appears between sandwich cards in hand
Related toVariations 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 10
Edward Marlo Bold Steal - Third Handling selection between Aces
1957 Side Steal 10
Edward Marlo Between the Aces
1957 Side Steal 51
R. Sid Spocane II The Royal Lovers four of a kind appear one by one between sandwich cards
Related toVariations 1967 Deck-Sterity 86
Dr. James Nuzzo The Magic Split single card splits into two selections when turned face up
1968 Expert Card Conjuring 68
Fred Lowe Card in Glass glass is put on deck, handkerchief over it, glass lifted and selection is in glass
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 64
Theo "Okito" Bamberg A Suggestion for the Contemporary Performer Transposition Extraordinary with a Houlette on a rod instead of special table
Inspired by 1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 50
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star
Related to 1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 71
Karl Fulves Teleportation signed selection appears in a card frame and eventually changes into second signed selection
Related to 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 18
Karl Fulves Royal Blue in red-backed packet four Aces appear one by one, they have different backs
Inspired by 1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 308
Alan Shaxon The Invisible Card and Envelopes An invisible though of card is put in an invisible envelope and sealed in an empty visible envelope. Envelope and correct card appear.
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Practical Sorcery 12
Karl Fulves Generation jokers duplicate cards put between them, posed as a problem
Related to 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 14) 54
Karrell Fox Silkard Production Jack Chanin's T.V. Production with cards
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 151
Ken Krenzel Instant Appearance more a pop-out
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 148
Paul Harris Special Handling #2 - The Lay Down splitting tabled card for Open Travelers
1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 30
Unknown Card in the Candle card appears on top of a candle, two versions
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 83
Unknown Appearing Card in the Houlette
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 94
Unknown Card in the Houlette card appears in houlette
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 96
Unknown The Card Plate cards appear on or on side of a plate
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 107
Unknown Card on the Bottle card appears on borrowed bottle
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 116
Woody Landers Open Faced Sandwich card appears visually between sandwich cards
1979 Card Cavalcade Finale 81
Richard Kaufman The Crystal Ball card appears on blank card in stages (Apparition)
1979 CardMagic 178
Karl Fulves Frameworks card case frame (like purse frame), aces appear and vanish
1979 Card Under Glass 88
Karrell Fox Kornagraphic Kards two tiny cards appear from between a King and Queen
1979 Another Book 109
Edward Marlo The Appearance two selections appear on top and bottom, using card clip
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 105
Edward Marlo Count Conjuring five cards, three selections appear one by one, indifferent cards vanish
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 153
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Fantasy Aces Aces appear on table
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book I 19
Richard Kaufman Apparition card appears on blank card in stages
1981 Cardworks 153
Ben Harris Free-Fall-Aces Aces appear on table
Inspired by 1981 Magic from which Memories are Made! 45
Derek Dingle Apparition Too blank card progressively transforms into picture card
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 23
Marconick Card Case Revisited deck cased and rubbed over hand, selection appears, slit in case
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part II 45
Karl Fulves Card Production from Bills two cards are produced from four bills
1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 28
Meir Yedid The Invisible Poker Hand invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap Out
Related toAlso published here 1982 Incredible Close-Up Magic 60
Karl Fulves Opposite Illusion aces produced between jokers one by one, without method
1983 Ace Machine 4
Paul Harris Language of the Cards cards divined via layout of Seven of Hearts, Ten of Spades on table with other cards, indifferent card transforms into three selections
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 15
Ron Bauer Three for the Price of One Switch one card changes into three cards
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 19
Karl Fulves Sand Trap ideas posed as a problem:
  • small packet counted, quarter card appears within packet, on next count half card, and so on until full card
  • also in reverse as vanish
  • cannibals
  • quarters assemble and restore
  • progressive unprinting (Sam Schwartz)
1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 39
Michael Powers Signed Card Appears in card case, using Power Case
  • Variation
Variations 1983 Powerful Magic 84
Simon Aronson Simon Aronson's Idea signed card appears in card case, using Power Case
Inspired by 1983 Powerful Magic 85
Paul Harris Slider four cards placed on table, four other cards appear underneath them (doubles)
1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 196
Jerry Sadowitz C.N.D. four royal flush cards change to aces, single card becomes royal flush, inspired by Roy Walton's "Outward Bound" (Pabular)
1984 Cards Hit 35
Stephen Tucker The inner limits Producing selection from behind a card/box using backpalming (pretty standard techniques)
1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 19
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby)
1985 Best of Friends — Volume II 293
Jon Racherbaumer Holy Point of Arrivel I visual
1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 70
Don England, Richard Kaufman Holy Point of Arrivel II visual
1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 73
Ricardo Baccarini Materialization Mental card appears under paper
1989 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 2005
Mark Sicher Double Image using Mirror, based on Paul Harris' "Twilight Zone"
July 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 7) 1809
Ken Krenzel Cul-de-Sac card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visual
Variations 1990 Close-up Impact! 154
Meir Yedid Unsichtbarer Pokerspieler invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap Out
Inspired byAlso published here 1991 Meir Yedid 8
Vanni Bossi The Scooping Glass chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
Also published here 1992 Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 14
Harry Levine The Menace four cards vanish one by one and reappear again
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 42) 748
Meir Yedid Invisible Poker Hand invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap Out
Related toAlso published here 1993 Memorable Magic 7
Eddie Fechter Two Card Revelation deck cut in half, face cards change into selections, a la "Sleeve Aces"
1993 Fechter 41
Helge Thun Indeed a 4-Ace Trick last ace appears on table
Nov. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2434
Alan Shaxon Die unsichtbare Karte und Umschläge An invisible though of card is put in an invisible envelope and sealed in an empty visible envelope. Envelope and correct card appear.
Also published here 1994 Alan Shaxon Lecture 6
R. Paul Wilson Zulu Sandwich three cards appear one by one between isolated sandwich
1995 The Little Black Book 7
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine
Variations 1995 Cardshark 146
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, one of 36, named number is also on envelope
Inspired by
  • "The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Alan Shaxon, Practical Sorcery)
Variations
1995 Notes from The Summit 1
Vanni Bossi Suction Cup chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
Also published here 1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1047
Dan Block One-Card Poker two cards become five - a royal flush
July 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 7) 2665
Tommy Wonder Recalcitrant box reappears around deck and changes place with cards
  • Phase One: The Vanish of the Case
  • Phase Two: The Case Returns
  • Phase Three: The Transposition
  • Phase Four: The Case Comes Back Again!
1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 139
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Fantasy Aces Aces appear on table
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 191
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, named number is also on envelope
  • First Version - Forcing the Suit
  • Second Version - Fifty-Two Possibilities
Inspired by 1996 Notes from The Summit (revised edition) 1
Ken Krenzel The Eclipse Production aces appear reversed in face down spread without cover
Related to 1997 Ingenuities 128
Peter Duffie The Apparition Magician has four Kings, spectator has four Jumbo Kings. Selection appears amongst the Kings, jumbo version of selection appears amongst the jumbo Kings in their hands.
1997 Effortless Card Magic 87
Vanni Bossi The Card in the Glass chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
1998 Card College — Volume 3 731
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 42
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 119
David Regal Ace in the Hole Ace of Spades pulled out of and vanished into a "black hole" (black paper circle), card grows and shrinks in the process
1999 Close-Up & Personal 80
Lee Asher New Addition to the Thunderbird four Ace production
2000 Pulp Friction 3
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Lost, Stolen, Strayed - A King card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
Also published here 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 137
William Goodwin The Queens four queens disappear and reappear one at a time on top of deck
Variations 2004 Penumbra (Issue 8) 10
Karl Fulves Hofzinser's Ghost spectator finds only three Aces in deck, fourth one is invisible, it can be heard, changes into selection
2004 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 360
Wayne Dobson Invisible named card appears folded in invisible purse frame, one of thirteen, with verbal suit force
2004 Dobson's Choice 3 16
Scott Robinson The Willies card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visual
Inspired by 2006 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 169
Justin Higham Biddle Appearance Face up card appears to be thrown onto the table from thin air
Related to 2008 Dexterity Manual 27
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here 2009 Hello Columbus! 9
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here 2009 Green Eggs & Cam 1
Karl Fulves Leadership "Unexplained"
deck cased except one card, this single card becomes ten cards, then up to whole deck, posed as a problem
Inspired by
  • John Scarne effect in which named number of cards travel to pocket
2009 Prolix (Issue 6) 404
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here 2010 Reinventing the Real 33
John Guastaferro, Paul Harris Materialization
Inspired by 2010 One Degree 22
John Guastaferro Lost & Found selection vanishes from clear plastic sleeve, then reappears inside
Inspired byRelated to 2010 One Degree 113
Leon Etienne Second Printing card appears from closed case as apparently printed card on case is removed
2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 42
Roberto Giobbi Folded Card to Purse Frame card comes out of purse frame
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 3) 231
Troy Hooser More Queens Queens vanish one by one, then appear
Inspired by 2010 Moments 93
Jack Carpenter Howlin' Wolf Aces Aces lost, one cut to and placed on spectator's hand, it becomes all four after a bit of byplay
2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 25
Roberto Giobbi The Card in the Mirror of the Mind identity of card is reflected in mirror from blank card
Related to 2012 Confidences 239
John Guastaferro Playing the Odds idea
Inspired by 2013 Discoveries & Deceptions 55
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket Card that is "freely" named appears in magician's shirt pocket
Also published here 2013 Bich Circa '99 31
Steven Hamilton Double Deal two cards chosen, they multiply to a number that matches their number, then one packet becomes the four-of-a-kind to match selection, the other packet the full suit
Inspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Roy Walton, Abra #1881)
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 142
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket hands-off, spectator empties performer's shirt pocket and writes down name of any card which appears in shirt pocket
Also published here 2014 The EH Team 18
Vanni Bossi La Belle Captive chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
Also published here 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 3
Vanni Bossi Card under Glass Production cards appear under glass several times
Inspired by 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 6
Vanni Bossi The Case of Mistaken Identity two selections, deck cased, one selection appears on palm, it changes into second selection
Inspired by 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 84
Giancarlo Scalia Produzione Assi... Da 1 a 4 card produced from the air then card changes into four aces
2016 Semplici Immagini 4
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket hands-off, spectator empties performer's shirt pocket and writes down name of any card which appears in shirt pocket
Also published here 2017 Rocky Mountain Session 10
Ryan Plunkett The "Eh, Fuck it" Ace Interlude Magician loses three Aces in the deck, remaining Ace multiplies into four Aces
July 2017 Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 1 (Summer #1)) 3
Daniel Garcia Portal card visually appears as it is perpendicularly pulled out between two sandwich cards that are bent open
2018 Something More 4