269 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Animation / Rising Card(s) / Impromptu
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Ungimmicked Rising Cards
1876 129
Houlette à la Main fingers from behind
1889 119
Der Kartensteiger in der Hand
1896 206
Der Kartensteiger in der Hand back card pushed up with two fingers, also with deck in which a hole is in the top half of the deck so the card rises from the center
Variations Nov. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 11)
Card Rising from the Hand
1902 170
Laurie Ireland Effects and Methods of Producing Cards - Any Card Called Rises from Deck brief, memorized deck
1931 18
And Yet Again - The Rising Cards cards rise, last one floats out, gaff in sleeve for last card
1933 4
Tom Sellers The Laughable Rising Card nose drags card up
1934 8
Sam Leo Horowitz Rising Card - The Horowitz Thumb Method from fan
1934 50
The Broadway Rise - A New Impromptu Rising Card Effect rises at right angle
1934 51
A Rising Card Comedy apparently invisible thread makes card move
1934 52
Under Cover card rises under handkerchief
1937 171
The Mene Tekel Deck - 6. basic application
1937 257
Magnetized Card cards cling to finger and are dragged out of deck, stripper deck
1937 267
Another Rising Card control to top with stripper deck
1937 271
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card plunger, reprinted from Genii, Sept 1936
1937 328
Louis Lam The El-El Rising Card Novelty variation of right little-finger rise using cigarette
1937 29
Method No. 1. Card Rise from the Pack Held in the Left Hand
1938 392
Method No. 2. The Little Finger Rise
Related to 1938 392
Sam Leo Horowitz Method No. 3. The Thumb Rise from fan
1938 394
Method No. 4. A Comedy Rising Card not so deceptive, more a production
1938 395
Baffles Brush Method No. 9. Card Rising Through a Handkerchief ungaffed
1938 397
Method No. 10. Card Rises from Card Case Tied to Performer's Hand
1938 398
Jack McMillen Method No. 11. The "Plunger" Rising Cards with or without handkerchief, including an easier variation with wax
1938 400
Tom Sellers The Impromptu Rising Card alternative handling with wax
1939 7
The One-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
1940 207
The Two-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
Related toVariations 1940 211
Jack McMillen The Witchcraft Card Rise from behind, bent, interesting
Also published here 1940 212
Edward Victor A Move for the “Rising Cards” (Sleight of Hand Method) wrong card rises from deck changes into selection, finger pushes cards up from back, for applications see references
Related toVariations 1940 ca. 15
Edward Victor “Face to Face” Pack Effects (First Method) deck is openly “faced,” card rises out of deck, magician reinserts it reversed and it slowly lowers back into deck, deck is all facing same way, (note: Fig. 9 is audience’s view)
Related to 1940 ca. 16
Edward Victor The Cards and Handkerchief Effect two selections rise through handkerchief, two selections “shaken” through as in standard
Related to 1940 ca. 30
The Rising Card Escape deck cased and tied to hand
1941/27 194
Audley Walsh Two
  • presentation for vanishing a rabbit with the break-away box
  • invisible hair attached to deck, one card rises and is levered again
Also published here May 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 10)
Martin Gardner Deck Through Handkerchief first selection rises from handkerchief-wrapped deck, whole deck penetrates handkerchief except second selection
Inspired by 1942 16
Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 27)
Impromptu Rising Card
Dec. 1943 32
Tom Sellers Impromptu Card Rising cards rise one by one from deck with two offset halves
1943 14
Rising Cards through Handkerchief
1943/27 251
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card with handkerchief, plunger
1945 64
Larry Arcuri Your Card business card rises out of cased deck, gag presentation "I will find your card"
Oct. 1945 158
A Book and a Card card is put in book and rises from there, using back palm
1945/27 148
Ootchy Kootchy crude rising
Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries)
Hair Raising card is pulled up via invisible hair
Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries)
Sunrise card rises out of fan, crude
Variations 1946
Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries)
Pinkie does it
1948 25
Bob Madison The Great Trunk Trick plunger rise with handkerchief cover, drink appears as climax
1948 16
Ernest E. Bourne My Favorite Rising Card
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
Paul LePaul An Impromptu Rising Card Effect
Related toVariations 1949 190
Martin Gardner The Saliva Plunger deck held with handkerchief over hand
Related to Jan. 1949 505
Bill Woodfield Simplo saliva method
June 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 206)
M. B. Schulman Up plunger principle, placement
Oct. 1951
The Phoenix (Issue 239)
Don Tanner Don Tanner's 4 Items: Item #1
  • miniature deck from sealed cigarette pack
  • selection rises from cigarette pack
  • card stabbing, wrapped in paper
Mar. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 276)
Karrell Fox Foxy Aces four aces rise from fan
1954 19
Stanley Palm Jump Up Card selection jumps halfway out of box as deck is dropped in box, gaffed card
Related to 1954/27 55
Nick Trost Spectator's Card Rise cards are cased all sticking out, all cards slide down except selection, in spectator's hand
Related to 1956
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Eddie Ward Zombie Card Rise under handkerchief
1956 21
Jerry Andrus Rising Card card rises out at an angle, deck held with both hands
  • Additional Effect
1956 138
Matt Schulien The Card in the Sugar corner of card travels into sugar cube packet, finished by plunger rise of chosen card minus the corner
1959 128
Cliff Green A Whiff of Confusion odd-backed card pushed in deck rises out of it, transposes with duplicate from deck
1961 62
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
1962 21
Charles Aste Jr. First Finger Fountain card rises and then jumps up
Variations 1968 67
Joseph K. Schmidt The World's Easiest Card Rise plunger
Variations 1968 6
Joseph K. Schmidt The Strip-Out Card Rise jog shuffle set-up for plunger
1968 12
Joseph K. Schmidt The Handkerchief Push-Thru
1968 14
Joseph K. Schmidt Some Notes on the Rising Card Trick saliva rise
Related to 1968 22
Joseph K. Schmidt The Improved Saliva Card Rise
1968 23
George Zacharellis The Hunter and the Hunted deck dropped in case, selection projects from cased deck, two handlings
1968 26
Joseph K. Schmidt The Rising Packet with handkerchief
Variations 1968 30
Joseph K. Schmidt Another Method for the Strip-Out Rise plunger
1968 34
Bruce Cervon Quantum Jump more jumping than rising
Mar. 1970 323
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Impromptu Card Rise plunger
1972 30
Bob Baxter Rising & Vanishing Card under handkerchief
1972 103
Audley Walsh Two invisible hair attached to deck, one card rises and is levered again
Also published here 1972 118
Franklin M. Chapman Under Cover card turns over and rises
1972 119
Little Finger Rising Card
1972 120
Jack Merlin Eerie Card Rise from behind, bent
Also published here 1972 120
Jack McMillen Plunger Rising Card context of routine allows for natural setup
1972 49
Karl Fulves Duplex Elevator plunger, with transposition
Variations 1973 78
Jerry K. Hartman Uprising
Also published here 1973 31
Jerry K. Hartman Three-D Three selections found in different ways
Related to 1973 34
Tan Hock Chuan, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Tan Hock Chuan's ABC Rising Cards! same as Ambitious Riser
Related to 1973
Magick (Issue 74)
Karl Fulves Rise using handkerchief, see also p. 786
Inspired byVariations Feb. 1974 707
Karl Fulves Wireless how to set up for the plunger rise with variations
Related to Mar. 1975
Epilogue (Issue 23)
Fred Robinson Ambitious Riser
Related toVariationsAlso published here Apr. 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Eric Mason Arise Comrades
Inspired byRelated toVariations June 1975
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Karl Fulves Novelty 4-Ace Production an ace is sandwiched between indifferent cards and placed in deck, another ace rises sideways, it's turned perpendicular, pushed in an rises out as different ace
1975 68
Francis Carlyle Comedy Rising Card with thumb
1975 12
Jack McMillen, Francis Carlyle Impromptu Jack McMillen Rising Card
1975 75
Jerry K. Hartman Bi-rise Two selections rise out of the deck one by one
Inspired byAlso published here 1975 4
Psychic Magnet No. 39, card rises up under handkerchief with pencil held to top
1976 59
Karrell Fox "Sup-Rising" Card method to set up for plunger rise
1976 75
Rising-Card Bit out-stretched fourth finger of other hand
1976 82
Rising-Card Two card rises up angled, thumb pushed back card
1976 83
Darion Sagan, Philip T. Goldstein Taking the Plunge rising card finds chosen card
June 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Stephen Minch A Light Fandango selection rises from fan, wiggles and goes back down, then vanishes from deck
1977 37
Karl Fulves The Haunted Card chosen card rises out of deck which is held inside a handkerchief
Inspired by 1977 72
Tan Hock Chuan One Handed Card Rise Pinky action
1977 6
Philip T. Goldstein Ambitious Appearance card (or double) rises up
Nov. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 11)
Ken Krenzel Method for the Single-Card Rise
Related to 1978 8
Richard Kaufman Method for the Multiple-Card Rise
1978 12
Richard Kaufman Climax for the Multiple-Card Rise out-jogged card transforms, not visual
1978 14
Ken Krenzel Climax for a Two-Card Rise - A) For An Instant Change out-jogged card changes visually
Variations 1978 15
Ken Krenzel B) For An Instant Turnaround out-jogged card visually turns over
1978 15
Richard Kaufman, Ken Krenzel The Routine
Variations 1978 18
Richard Kaufman Four Aces ...rise from different parts of the deck
1978 20
Richard Kaufman Triumph cards rise from face up / face down deck which is then rightened
1978 20
Richard Kaufman High Rise card rises from upper half of IF deck
1978 20
Richard Kaufman Split Rise risen card (a four) is split in 2 twos
1978 20
Charlie Miller, John F. Mendoza The Miller(?) Change card rises from back of deck, changes there
Related toVariations 1978 29
Larry West Acrobatic Card Extension bluff rising sequence, then card jumps out between two cards
Related to Mar. 1979
Apocalypse (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Terry LaGerould Kinky-Pinky deck balanced upright on fingers while card rises
Also published here 1979 66
Karl Fulves (B) Named Ace Rise
1980 27
Jeff Busby Squeeze-Out card rises out between two other cards, credit correction on page 492 (Busby's "Squeeze Play")
Related to Dec. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 12)
Al Leech, Kevin Davie Relative Rise card rises out of deck in spectator's hands
Inspired byRelated to Apr. 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4)
Jerry Sadowitz The Sadowitz Plunger
July 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 7)
Paul Harris Tuning Fork flourish revelation in incomplete faro condition
  • The Shuffle
  • The Peek
  • Assembling the Tuning Fork
  • The Control Panel
  • The Rise
Also published here 1980 101
Bob Nelson Squared-Squeeze using corner short and two-card-version
Inspired by July 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Paul Harris The Bill Collector card is found with dollar bill and (more or less) rises out of pack when bill is pulled
VariationsAlso published here 1981 129
Jack McMillen Witchcraft Updated
1981 7
Jack McMillen The Voodoo Card Rise top card lowers
1981 8
Ben Harris, Woody Meltcher Twin Boomerang two cards "rise"/wiggle out of the deck in a hands-on handling
Variations 1981 111
Bill Wisch Levit-Ace-tion Routine "Evidence of a Misspent Youth"
  • Part One: Aces rise out of the deck's side perpendicularly one by one
  • Part Two: different rising method with finger secretly behind deck
Also published here
  • MUM, April 1979
1981 2
Bill Wisch Rising Card From Fan extension of Gravity Fan
1981 18
Bob Friedhoffer New Pinky Rise
Nov. 1982 22
Karl Fulves General Rise
Inspired by 1982 3
Karl Fulves Elevation with transparent handkerchief, wrong card rises, transform into selection
1982 4
Eddie Ward Zombie Card Rise
1982 5
Karl Fulves The Smaller Group four Aces, named Aces rises, posed as problem
1982 12
Karl Fulves Threadless DeKolta three selections, cards in case, handkerchief
Inspired by 1982 13
Karl Fulves Wireless II
  • Setting the Plunger
  • Block Alignment
  • Arise
  • The Cheap Asrah Phase
Related to 1982 22
Karl Fulves Wireless Notes ideas on Wireless II
1982 28
Tan Hock Chuan, Karl Fulves After Tan pinky rise, credit claim
Related to 1982 33
Karl Fulves Close-Up Zombie folded handkerchief is held in front of the deck, selection rises and floats behind the handkerchief à la Zombie
1982 36
Karl Fulves Dollar Deck dollar bill is pulled through the deck and selection rises up
1982 43
Father Cyprian TV Card Rise non-aligned folded card as gimmick
1982 3
Rick Johnsson Azis uses card with torn slit
Related toAlso published here 1982 20
Rick Johnsson Azis II card "rises"/falls downwards
1982 22
Karl Fulves Out Pivot incomplete faro condition, cards pushed together and selection pivots out
Related to 1982 34
Gene Maze Maze Card Rise card rises from deck sideways with deck held upright on table, sucker element
1982 36
Roy G. Vasquez Unique card(s) jump out of card case, ungaffed
Oct. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 10)
Joe Safuto A-Rise pinky pushes up card on back - variation
Oct. 1983
Apocalypse (Vol. 6 No. 10)
Earl Nelson, Eric Mason "Up" Set see credit correction on page lxix
May 1983 77
Paul Harris Pyramid
  • How to Make a Pyramid (three-sided structure with cards)
  • Modern Pyramid (card rises out of pyramid)
  • Elevator Pyramid
Related toVariations 1983 70
David Britland Up and Coming card apparently rises among four cards
May 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 25)
Earl Nelson Rising Aces four Aces rise from a shuffled deck of cards, last Ace reverses
Inspired by 1983 14
Bob Nelson The Nelson Card Rise pinky pushes up card at the pack, one-handed
1984 187
Bob Nelson, Edward Marlo Multiple Bluff Rise three aces rise, indifferent card rises and changes to ace, similar to up and up rise change
1984 188
Jerry Sadowitz Something's Up! three cards, plunger rise
1984 22
David Williamson The Rising Cards "Mehrfacher Kartensteiger"
three cards, on rises reversed and visibly turns over
Also published here 1984 11
David Williamson The Rising Cards three cards, on rises reversed and visibly turns over
Also published here 1984 8
Jeff Busby Squeeze-Out card rises out between two other cards, for credit information see reference
Related to 1985 296
Steve Beam Electric Chair card rises from deck, in case held by spectator, electric chair presentation, two methods
Related to 1985 134
Steve Beam Charged Cards several phases, apparently cards are charged with electric energy
  • 1. single card rises from deck
  • 2. half of a card stands on table on the long end
  • 3. half of a card stands on table on the short end
  • 4. four quarters of a card cling to the fingers
  • 5. card spread is picked up (Jerry Andrus)
see also p. 243 for additional idea by Jim Surprise
Related to 1985 161
Ben Harris Crosswize Rize card rises perpendicular from deck on table
VariationsAlso published here 1985 24
Edward Marlo Floating Penthouse deck put on flat hand, deck opens up by itself and three selection rise into three different directions
Inspired by
  • "The Ultimate Floating Deck" (Ben Harris, 1984)
1985 25
David Britland Kojack two selections and four Kings lost in deck, selections rise, Kings reproduced
Inspired by
  • "Decktectives" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Nov. 1985 16
Jerry K. Hartman Rise Guys plunger rise with faro-set-up
Also published here Jan. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 1)
David Britland The Topological Angel card with folded corner
Related to 1986 15
David Britland The Big Squeeze presentational ploy for holding deck with both hands
1986 19
Ben Harris Crosswize RIze card rises perpendicular from deck on table
Also published here 1986 5
Bruce Cervon Quantum Jump more jumping than rising
1988 26
David Britland Business Thoughts business card signed by spectator and put in packet, rubber banded, selection slowly rises up
Related to 1988 11
David Britland Inside-Out Angel rubber banded deck, selection slowly rises out of it
Inspired by 1988 16
Eddie Ward, Karl Fulves Zombie Card Rise No. 60, under handkerchief
1988 179
Antigravity card rises from handkerchief-covered deck
1989 18
Rudy Coby, The Tsunami Card Rise relativity principle, based on a Jack McMillen idea
1990 9
Ken Krenzel, Fred Robinson On-the-up-and-up Move
1990 108
Joseph K. Schmidt "Command Performance" Rise
1990 109
Jack McMillen, Ken Krenzel Plunger Rise with method for getting into it
1990 110
Michael Powers Rising Mistake wrong card rises up, a moment later it's changed into the selection
Variations 1990 107
Shigeo Takagi Rising Triumph deck shuffled face-up/face-down, selection rises, then Triumph
1990 51
David Williamson The Rising Cards three cards, on rises reversed and visibly turns over
Also published here 1990 ca. 1
Impromptu ... Or Nearly So! methods from Royal Road and New Era Card Tricks, two impromptu and one with false finger
Related to 1991 13
Detlef "Desimo" Simon Kultiviertes Karten-Chaos "Eine Kartenroutine für die Bühne und sonstwo"
three cards selected, wrong cards rise, then two card designs cut out of newspaper, silk with third card appears
Related to 1991 66
Stephen Tucker Impromptu, Borrowed Deck Rising Cards from cased deck
1991 3
Jack McMillen The J. M. Rising Card
1991 259
Jerry K. Hartman Uprising updated handling
Also published here 1991 324
Jerry K. Hartman Bi-Rise two selections rise out of the deck one by one
Also published here 1991 325
Jerry K. Hartman Rise Guys plunger rise with faro-set-up
Also published here 1991 326
Chris Kenner Schwing! pinky rise
Variations 1992 98
Edward Marlo Off-Hand Hooker any named card rises, using pinky rise and stack
1992 242
Ernest Earick Cross Purposes card rises perpendicular from deck on table
Inspired by 1993 153
Ben Harris Crosswize Rize
1993 162
William Goodwin Plunger Sandwich sandwich cards rise out of deck with selection in between, ace production kicker
1993 16
Steve Beam Charged Cards several phases, apparently cards are charged with electric energy
  • 1. single card rises from deck
  • 2. half of a card stands on table on the long end
  • 3. half of a card stands on table on the short end
  • 4. four quarters of a card cling to the fingers
  • 5. card spread is picked up (Jerry Andrus)
Related to 1993 101
Bev Bergeron Another Rising Card from cased deck, hole in case
1993 57
Richard Bartram, Jr. Ligea Card Rise card in middle of two other cards rises
1993 48
Joe Rindfleisch Reverse and Rise out of the case
Mar. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 3)
Peter Duffie Thought Up Plus spectator cuts, remembers card and replaces, card rises, faro, "is it one of these?"
Inspired by
  • "Thought Up" (Peter Duffie, Ulterior Motifs, 1992)
1994 14
Doug Edwards Are You Ready?
Oct. 1995
Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 10)
Edward Marlo Ambitious Rise card rises from side, put in center, repeated
Inspired by 1995
Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1))
Simplex Card Rise No. 47, with handkerchief cover
1995 90
Excelsior Card Rise No. 49, deck dropped in case and selection rises out
Also published here 1995 94
Joe Rindfleisch, Gene Maze Half Moon Rising rising card in case, case rises
1995 43
Simon Lovell Polaroid deck used as camera, selection kind of rises out of deck polaroid style
1995 85
Aldo Colombini, Carlos Corda Stand Up card rises from cased deck, starts with out-jogged block
1995 51
Carl "Polaris" Melish Impossible Card Rise the classic pinky card rise, but card rises completely out of deck and hovers above it
Related to 1995
Labyrinth (Issue 5)
One-hand pinky card rise
1995 101
Terry LaGerould Kinky Pinky deck balanced upright on fingers while card rises
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer)
Paul Harris Tuning Fork flourish revelation in incomplete faro condition
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2)
Paul Harris The Bill Collector card is found with dollar bill and (more or less) rises out of pack when bill is pulled
Also published here 1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale)
Gene Maze Illusionary Card Rise
1996 10
Joseph K. Schmidt Joseph Schmidt's Addition
Related to
  • "Command Performance" (Joseph K. Schmidt, Modern Close Up Card Problems, 1981)
1996 12
Conrad C. Bush Impromptu Card Rise with new deck order version by Karl Fulves
1996 16
Martin Gardner Saliva Card Rise with handkerchief
1996 36
Karl Fulves Card Rise Notes credit information on rise with first finger on top while pinky secretly pushes card up
Related to 1996 50
Karl Fulves Subternatural
1996 59
Karl Fulves Notes on "An Impromptu Rising Card Effect"
Inspired by 1996 62
Karl Fulves Necroscope with handkerchief
Inspired by 1997 49
The Rising Cards saliva and handkerchief
1997 1
Pit Hartling Defekt pinky rise & mismade card climax
1998 19
Paul McVee Two Handed Rise torn card with slit as gimmick
Related to 1998 13
David Acer The Card Also Rises card rises from cased deck
1999 96
Fredric P. Lamazor E. Card Rises list of impromptu techniques
1999 8
Fredric P. Lamazor Little Finger Rise card rises and then jumps up
Inspired by 1999 8
Chuck Smith Cardrise classic pinky rise but from the center
2000 8
Chuck Smith, Paul LePaul Thanks to LePaul
Inspired by 2000 65
Karl Fulves Night Flight cardboard piece rides along as spread is flipped over on table, in center selection rises out sideways, for credit information see p. 139B
Related to 2000 194
Karl Fulves Remote Riser card returned to one half of the deck rises out of other half
2001 7
Neal Elias A Rising Card (Of Sorts) card pops out of in-the-hands spread held by both hands
2001 48
John Cornelius Arisen! animation by thumb instead of fourth finger
2001 63
David Acer Tangent card rise out of deck perpendicularly
Also published here Mar. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 3)
David Regal Pinky Fan Rise
2002 234
R. Paul Wilson Uprising card rises from cards fanned between hands
2002 1
Charlie Frye Eccentricks card rises by snorting at it, fourth-finger rise
Feb. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 6)
David Williamson Rising Cards three cards, on rises reversed and visibly turns over
Also published here 2003 1
Karl Fulves Blockaid posed as a problem:
  • placing two outjogged cards a specific distance apart
  • outjogging a quartet and squaring it in, then it rises one by one
  • five cards outjogged, one named, it is brought to top with multiple shift
Off The Books (Issue 10)
David Acer Tangent Card rise out of deck perpendicularly
Also published here 2004 130
Juan Tamariz Rising Cards several methods mentioned
  • Tamariz's Method
Inspired by 2004 125
William Goldman Stripper on the Rise set-up for Mason's card rise
Inspired by 2005 14
Tony Cachadiña Elusive Riser cards are pivoted from behind the deck and taken away, selection moves away and is apparently harder to grab
2006 11
Michael Vincent Three Cards, One Handkerchief three cards found with handkerchief: rise, transformation, penetration
2007 486
Eddie Ward Zombie Card Rise under handkerchief
2007 487
Fred Robinson Hanky Rise plunger method
2009 176
Fred Robinson The Little Wiggle pinky rise
2009 177
Ken Krenzel, Al Leech Low Rise card rises out of deck in spectator's hands
Inspired byRelated to 2009 201
Joseph K. Schmidt On The Rise with horseshoe magnet drawn on a card
  • Part 1: The Magnetized Finger
  • Part 2: The Second Rise
  • Part 3: The Polar Hands
  • Part 4: The Closing Gag
Inspired byRelated to Sep. 2009
Genii (Vol. 72 No. 9)
Karl Fulves A Theory of Evolution credit information on one-hand card rise methods, see following items
Related to 2010
Prolix (Issue 7)
Karl Fulves Deck Drop
Prolix (Issue 7)
Karl Fulves The Plunger Principle as applied to rising cards, credit information
Prolix (Issue 7)
Lawrence Kam Priceless Card Rise plunger
Also published here
  • The Seven Circles, Sept. 1931
Prolix (Issue 7)
Burling Hull The Spirit of Little Bo Peep plunger
Also published here
  • Stage Magic #3, 1935
Prolix (Issue 7)
Fred Robinson Ambitious Riser
Also published here 2010
Prolix (Issue 7)
Neal Elias Plunger Rising Cards two methods
2012 93
Neal Elias Double Card Rise
2012 96
Rudy Saxon, Harry G. Franke The Saxon Card Rise behind fan
2012 97
Justin Higham Bar-Top Rising Card one-sided plunger
2012 22
Juan Tamariz Worldly Rise named four-of-a-kind rises in ladder configuration from shuffled deck
2012 4
Steven Hamilton Flash Transpo two cards chosen, one card rises and is placed on table, second card rises and visibly transposes with the other, one is torn up and they transpose again, duplicate
2013 64
Mike Pisciotta Coming Up
Also published here 2013 94
Bob Nelson The Nelson Card Rise
2014 62
Kiko Pastur, Ken Krenzel, Fred Robinson La Oruga Azul pinky riser, with extra rising action by switching finger
2014 82
Jeff Prace The Prace Rise deck in case
Feb. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 2)
Vanni Bossi, Tom Sellers Straight Up with a Twist card rises and spins once, secret rubber tipped pencil
Inspired by 2016 101
Mike Pisciotta Coming Up
Also published here 2016 18
Jack Carpenter The Texas Wind Card Rise card rises from deck that sticks halfway out of case
2017 88
, Carl "Polaris" Melish The Pinky Rise classic and improvement by Polaris
Related to 2017 31
Fred Robinson Fred Robinson's Ambitious Riser
2017 32
Ryan Murray Inverted Rising Card incomplete faro shuffle, deck but in case and shaken, all cards drop down except selection, using Double Faro
  • A Slicker Method
  • Alternate Ending (remaining card is not selection but indicates it)
Variations 2018 25
Ryan Murray Ace Production same but four Aces remain sticking out
Inspired by 2018 33
Michael Powers Rising Mistake wrong card rises up, a moment later it's changed into the selection, using Rising Card app for iPhone which mirrors effect
Inspired by 2019 267
Carlos Vaquera Les Pensées deck shuffled face up into face-down, selection rises from deck and all other cards end up facing same way
2019 34
Ray Kosby, Fred Robinson Ambitious Riser Move card rises out of center
2020 95
Fred Robinson Ambitious Riser
Also published here 2021 42
Dai Vernon Method for the McMillan Rising Card with handkerchief, top card moved down slowly, from private lecture notes by P. Howard Lyons
2022 88
Joe Williamson The Genie Riser plunger rise handling
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Nov. 2010
2022 988
Jack Carpenter Scanners packet rises out (pinky rise), then pivots out
Also published here
  • MAGIC, May 2012
2022 1114
Earl Nelson, Eric Mason "Up" Set
2022 53
Helge Thun Das Tuch des Todes four signed Kings lost in deck, the are found again with the help of a handkerchief, with management of divided cards for subsequent routines
  • Erste Kartenproduktion (card rises from handkerchief-covered deck and floats up)
  • Zweite Kartenproduktion (card through handkerchief with cased deck)
  • Dritte Kartenproduktion (cased deck put in handkerchief, spectator reaches in and locates card)
  • Vierte Kartenproduktion (card appears on face of deck in glass with handkerchief cover)
2023 29