37 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Card(s) to impossible Location / Chair
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
A Card having been thought of, to make such Card Vanish from the Pack, and be Discovered wherever the Performer pleases twenty-seven cards, card palmed out and multiple endings suggested (pocket, transformation, on chair, ...)
1876 83
Eddie Joseph Drunk or Sober? card travels, monte them, one card ends up on chair
1940 ca. 16
Die Besessene Karte spectator sits on card, three cards placed on small table lower than chair to force spectator to move
Dec. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Good-Luck Card magician sits on card
1948 98
Walter Coleman A Suggestion for Card Workers spectator sitting on signed selection, sticking to his trousers
1957 7
Brother John Hamman Double Surprise Elevator Ace through Four of Spades in row on table, rise to top of packet, change to Hearts and the Spades cards are in three pockets and on chair of performer
Also published here Summer 1972
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 7th Folio)
U. F. Grant Underneath three cards put on floor
1972 63
Francis Carlyle Notes
  • folding coin and bottle through table
  • loading coin on dentist dam
  • spectator sits on card
1975 109
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Teleportation selected card vanishes and is found on spectator's chair, two cards glued together on one end
1976 32
David Berglas Sitting Pretty spectator sits on selection
Variations 1976 45
Karrell Fox Magical Assets
Variations 1976 143
Jan Heins Teragram spectator and magician are thinking of a card in the pack of the other, in the end the cards are the same, missing and both sitting on it
Related to Jan. 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 5)
Jan Heins Notes On Teragram card loading techniques on a chair
Related to May 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5)
Ken De Courcy The Sat-on Card
  • Using it with the "W.F.C.T."
Inspired by
  • The Quaker Oat Book of Magic
1980 8
Ken De Courcy The Invisible Die and Card Trick card chosen via calculation with invisible dice, spectator sits on that card
Inspired by
  • card on chair in The Quaker Oat Book of Magic
  • "The Invisible Die" (Ken de Courcy, Magigram)
1980 9
Steve Biller Mr. Biller's Wild Ride twisting with transformation kicker and cards to case, pockets, under spectator
Variations 1983 40
Eddie Fechter You've Been Real Good to Me spectator sits on chosen card
1993 146
Vicente Canuto La Carta Sobre la Silla performer sits on card
1993 174
Chuck Fayne The Card on the Seat "or The Spectator Sits on the Card"
spectator plays magician, card signed by performer
1994 9
Chuck Fayne Loading the Seat detailed, which spectators to pick and how to load the chair
1994 12
Jon Allen Get the Point prediction in envelope, spectator sits on it, with funny gag
June 1995
The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 2)
Sitter Card performer sitting on card
1996 22
Simon Aronson, John Bannon ExtraChicagothinks idea to incorporate "spectator sits on card"
1997 60
Ellis Stanyon Person Sits on a Chosen Card No. 9
Variations 1999 22
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note another routine for that plot, card travels from between spectator's hand to chair
Inspired by 1999 22
Brother John Hamman Double Surprise Elevators Ace through Four of Spades in row on table, rise to top of packet, change to Hearts and the Spades cards are in three pockets and on chair of performer
Also published here Feb. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 2)
David Berglas Sitting Pretty: A Card Effect spectator sits on signed selection
Inspired by May 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 5)
Arie Vilner Notes on the Card under the Seat signed
2009 92
Arie Vilner The Smiley Solution signed
2009 94
Roberto Giobbi How to Sit On a Card
Hidden Agenda (Issue June 27)
Johnny Thompson Card on the Seat spectator is sitting on card signed by performer
2018 107
Eddie Fechter Original Card on the Seat miscalled selection
2018 111
Andi Gladwin Card on seat
2019 38
Patrick G. Redford Echolocation Magician correctly divines position of two selected cards, third card vanishes, spectator is sitting on the third card
Inspired byRelated to 2019 116
Sylvain Juzan Card on Chair Idea
2021 61
Max Malini Card on Chair
2022 290
Will Fern The Sentinel card from deck whispers name of selection and the fact that the spectator is sitting on it
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here
  • MAGIC, Feb. 2013
2022 1180