71 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Vanish / Point of Departure (often Traveling effect)
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Alex Elmsley Point of Departure Card placed between black Aces vanishes to magician's pocketRelated to "Come a little closer..." 19
Edward Marlo Card Vanish Supreme two methodsInspired by Expert Card Conjuring 111
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure reprinted from reference, see also p. 320Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 309
Paul Sweetman PoD Addition travelling stampInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 4) 320
Jon Racherbaumer Last-Minute Departure Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 28
Roy Walton Jefferson's Test card vanishes from plastic envelopeInspired by Cardboard Charades 27
Sam Schwartz A.E.-I.O.U. Variations Epilogue (Issue 14) 109
Simon Aronson Vise Versa 1 signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 61
Simon Aronson Vise Versa 2 signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 8) 62
Martin A. Nash Down the Garden Path from queens to deck, see p. 443 for additional crediting Ever So Sleightly 74
Jerry Mentzer Last Minute Arrival Card Cavalcade 3 30
Edward Marlo The Vanish method for Vanishing a Sandwiched Card Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 233
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move card vanishes from small packet, reappears reversed in middle of deck Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 24
Jon Racherbaumer Pointing Up A Departure card vanishes in sandwich, reappears reversed in deckAlso published here Lecture Notes 1 7
Wayne Dobson Joker Sandwich card vanishes from sandwich and appears face up in the deck Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 4) 665
Bernard Bilis Another Departure gaffed French Pasteboards 19
Father Cyprian Hofzinser's Departure aces transform into selection, aces back in deck, double facer The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 54
Gene Maze Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow from sandwich to middle of the deck, face up The Gene Maze Card Book 78
Gene Maze Bon Voyage double backer, lapping The Gene Maze Card Book 79
Ken Simmons Instant Departure Inspired by Cards - With a Different Touch 47
Walt Lees Another Departure More Professional Card Tricks 14
Fred Castle, Frank Garcia The James Bond Trick Card vanishes from one packet to another Magic With Giant Cards 8
Roger Curzon Variations Variant Inspired by
  • Earl Nelson's "Between your Point of Departure" in "Variations"
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 8) 137
Peter Duffie Change of Departure Alternative Card Magic 10
Jon Racherbaumer, Ken Krenzel The Dissolving Departure with optical illusion to show two as three Card Finesse 44
David Solomon Double-Cross Departure Also published here Card Finesse 190
Larry Jennings Departure From A Point Related to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 577
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman, Derek Dingle Holy P.O.D. flap gaffVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. Winter Extra) 33
Roger Crosthwaite P.Y.V.C. card vanishes and appears from sandwich, three methods Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 27
Al Smith Pointing the Way see correction on page 1139Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 7) 1070
Reinhard Müller Variants! card stolen out of spectator's hands apparently, also as transposition
- Further Ideas
- Or....Sandwich Variant
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 16) 303
Edward Marlo The Smug Departure two methods, one for magiciansVariations Marlo without Tears 308
Jon Racherbaumer W(hole) Card Departure jokers have holes in them The Card Puzzle 17
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Sign-Up The Card Puzzle 19
Ian Land Technicolor Departure selection signed on both sidesRelated to Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 11) 1137
Ian Land Correction to Ian Land's Technicolour Departure Related to Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 1) 1164
Philip T. Goldstein Sans Fronds without palmingInspired byAlso published here The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 96
Stephen Tucker Departure Lounge thought of card appeas between black kings,black kings find two other selections and vanish Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 4) 1206
Steve Hamilton Going, Going ... Gone! cards shrink Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 8) 1260
Larry Jennings The Mystery Card see also issue 2, p. 3VariationsAlso published here West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1, No. 1) 9
Peter Duffie Departure Point two signed cards vanish and appear face up in the deck, they vanish again and produced from pockets The Best of Close-Up Magic 55
Larry Jennings The Mystery Card Also published here The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 34
Larry Jennings Departure From A Point Related to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 134
John C. Wagner Royal Detectives card from sandwich into deck The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 153
Peter Duffie An Optical Departure Inspired by Inspirations 88
Brother John Hamman Kangaroo Card visitor type effect, then point of departure The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 109
Philip T. Goldstein Sans Fronds without palmingAlso published here A Phil Goldstein Collection 11
Juan Tamariz The Romantic Prisoner only three cards, card vanishes from between jokers and appears in pocket, lapping Sonata 137
Edward Marlo Holy P.O.D.'d Again flap gaff The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xli
Jed B. Smith Clipped Escape although cards are fixed with paper clip Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 11) 2289
Simon Lovell Another Departed Point Variations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 5) 2356
Alex Elmsley Economy Class Departure without double facer The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 122
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure from sandwich to pocketRelated toVariations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 118
Alex Elmsley The Fiddle with the Biddle in the Middle card appears between sandwiched cards in deck, then vanishes from sandwich and reappears face-up in deck The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 129
Paul Gertner Those are the Aces, Those are Not aces between spectator's palm, selection added, selection vanishes and reappears reversed in deck, repeat but this time aces travel to deck and indifferent cards are left behindInspired by
  • "Earl Nelson Aces Plus" (Earl Nelson, Variations, 1979)
Steel and Silver 106
Peter Duffie Dearly Departured Duffie's Card Compulsions 44
Peter Duffie Exodus double facer Duffie's Card Compulsions 49
Paul Hallas Apocalypse Variations Or Additions Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 1) 2603
Dominique Duvivier The Card that Wasn't There Card placed amongst four Aces disappears, found face up in the deck Magie Duvivier 155
James Swain Final Departure Inspired by
  • "Between Your Points of Departure" (Earl Nelson, Variations)
Miracles with Cards 187
David Solomon Double-Cross Departure Also published here Solomon's Mind 167
Wesley James A.E. S.S. E.M. IOU credit information
- Method I (Preferred Method)
- Retention of Vision Method
Inspired by The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 92
Peter Duffie Clear to the Point Signed selection placed in clear plastic envelope, which is sandwiched between two Jokers. Card vanishes and appears between two other Jokers in spectator's hand (based on Steve Hamilton's Clearly Vanished and Roy Walton's Jefferson's Jest) Effortless Card Magic 103
James Swain Departure from Quartet between palms to case 21st Century Card Magic 3
Christian Knudsen Tablehopper's Holy P.O.D. flap gaff, color changing back kickerInspired by Concertos for Pasteboard 98
Don England Early P.O.D. Holy P.O.D. Versions Don England's Paradox 100
Jay Sankey, David Acer Count On It Card that magician picks from spectator's packet vanishes, travels to deck (Biddle Trick-like) Random Acts of Magic 57
Erik Nordvall MAP - Mental Aces to Pocket Spectator thinks of an Ace, magician correctly divines it, then all the Aces turn into selected Ace, then selected Ace disappears, then in the pocket are the other three Aces and only the selected Ace is left in the hand Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 4
John Guastaferro Biddleless - The Biddleless Trick biddle trick without biddle steal One Degree 80
John Guastaferro Name That Tune presentation for biddle trick One Degree 82
John Guastaferro Lost & Found selection vanishes from clear plastic sleeve, then reappears inside, inspired by Roy Walton's "Jefferson's Jest"Related to One Degree 113