35 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Card(s) to impossible Location / Chair
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown 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 Modern Magic 83
Eddie Joseph Drunk or Sober? card travels, monte them, one card ends up on chair
1940 ca. Original Tricks 16
Unknown 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) 6
Unknown Good-Luck Card magician sits on card
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 98
Walter Coleman A Suggestion for Card Workers spectator sitting on signed selection, sticking to his trousers
1957 26 Originals 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) 532
U. F. Grant Underneath three cards put on floor
1972 The Living End 63
Francis Carlyle Notes
  • folding coin and bottle through table
  • loading coin on dentist dam
  • spectator sits on card
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 109
Olof Jonsson, Al Mann Teleportation selected card vanishes and is found on spectator's chair, two cards glued together on one end
1976 The Third Ecstasy 32
David Berglas Sitting Pretty spectator sits on selection
Variations 1976 The David Berglas File No. 1 45
Karrell Fox Magical Assets
Variations 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 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) 358
Jan Heins Notes On Teragram card loading techniques on a chair
Related to May 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 5) 674
Ken De Courcy The Sat-on Card
  • Using it with the "W.F.C.T."
Inspired by
  • The Quaker Oat Book of Magic
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 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 Cards in Cabaret 9
Steve Biller Mr. Biller's Wild Ride twisting with transformation kicker and cards to case, pockets, under spectator
Variations 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 40
Eddie Fechter You've Been Real Good to Me spectator sits on chosen card
1993 Fechter 146
Chuck Fayne The Card on the Seat "or The Spectator Sits on the Card"
spectator plays magician, card signed by performer
1994 The Card on the Seat 9
Chuck Fayne Loading the Seat detailed, which spectators to pick and how to load the chair
1994 The Card on the Seat 12
Jon Allen Get the Point prediction in envelope, spectator sits on it, with funny gag
1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 2) 10
Unknown Sitter Card performer sitting on card
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 22
Simon Aronson, John Bannon ExtraChicagothinks idea to incorporate "spectator sits on card"
1997 Simon Says! 60
Ellis Stanyon Person Sits on a Chosen Card No. 9
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 22
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note another routine for that plot, card travels from between spectator's hand to chair
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 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) 39
David Berglas Sitting Pretty: A Card Effect spectator sits on signed selection
Inspired by May 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 5) 95
Arie Vilner Notes on the Card under the Seat signed
2009 Underhanded Delivery 92
Arie Vilner The Smiley Solution signed
2009 Underhanded Delivery 94
Roberto Giobbi How to Sit On a Card
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue June 27) 185
Johnny Thompson Card on the Seat spectator is sitting on card signed by performer
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 107
Eddie Fechter Original Card on the Seat miscalled selection
2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 111
Andi Gladwin Card on seat
2019 Personal Revelations 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 Sleightly Out Of Order 116
Sylvain Juzan Card on Chair Idea
2021 Every Card You Take 61
Max Malini Card on Chair
2022 Max Malini 290