124 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / With Other Objects / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To Pass a Card through a Hat as out for classic force
1889 Tricks with Cards 116
Unknown To Pass a Chosen Card through the Crown of a Borrowed Hat selection appears underneath hat
1890 More Magic 46
Unknown Das Durchdringen der Stoffe No. 4, card in envelope put underneath top hat, card is pulled out of top hat visibly, envelope empty
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 90
Unknown Die verschwundene und wiedergefundene Karte card is burned or vanishes, it reappears gradually as it is pulled out of the bottom of a hat, using a foldable card with black cloth back
Nov. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 169
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Reise durch den Cylinderhut card penetrates top hat
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 162
Unknown The Penetrative Card card visibly pushed through top hat, gaffed
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 238
Unknown Thalertreppe coin ladder, coins penetrate hat and drop down the glass ladder
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 35
Hänsel Kastner Par excellence deck placed on slate and covered with handkerchief, two selections penetrate plate and drop down
Nov. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 164
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XX. Ein anderes Bild
  • 1. Das magnetische Kartenspiel (cards cling to hand)
  • 2. Bibifax (hole cut into hat, hat is then fully restored)
  • 3. Sympathie (card penetrates hat visibly)
  • 4. Ein Meisterschuss (cards are torn and loaded into gun, they appear restored inside hat)
  • 5. Die verschwindenden Karten (cards vanish under silk)
1902 Moderne Magie 186
Louis N. Miller Die durch den Hut wandernden Karten six cards chosen and pulled through bottom of hat with deck inside hat
July 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 100
Unknown Der Spaziergang einer Karte durch das Knie des Künstlers "by A. M.", card through knee with back palm
Feb. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 20
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Der Maletzki-Griff coin tossed into hat and immediately a coin is reproduced from the bottom of the hat, kind of penetration, repeated a few times
Dec. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 11
Charles T. Jordan The Brain Twister No. 7, deck has hole at one end with thread, selection reverses itself despite thread
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 15
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The Holy Deck deck has dollar-sized hole through all cards, ribbon through deck, two selection penetrate ribbon
Inspired by
  • version of Larsen & Wright in "Magical Bulletin", Dec. 1924
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 13
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Piercing The Card card in envelope is pierced, ribbon pulled through, card shown unharmed
1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 26
T. Page Wright Coin through Hat
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 22
Unknown The Perforated Coin pin through coin
1935 Coin Magic 30
Theodore Annemann The Undercover Mystery two-card location with card through tray on floor
Also published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Unknown Passing a Card Through the Crown of a Derby Hat
1938 Greater Magic 219
Unknown Card Through Hat
1938 Greater Magic 230
Unknown The Card Through the Magazine bottom placement
1940 Expert Card Technique 302
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Porous Plate thought card travels through plate in another packet
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 25
Unknown 8 - Cards and Ribbon cards thread themself onto ribbon, using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 89
Willard S. Smith Special Sale coins and slate idea, with defense stamp
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 187
Theodore Annemann The Undercover Mystery 2-card location with card through tray on floor
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 2
George Starke The Porous Plate "A Trick with a Climax that Savors of Real Magic"
deck placed on plate, selection travels through plate and is found underneath
June 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 1) 123
Tommy Dowd Book or Magazine Load from Flat Palm
July 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 132
Harlan Tarbell Rising Cards Through Hat cards are put in glass under hat, selections rise through hat into view
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 150
Unknown A Card on Ribbon Mystery card in envelope peneatrates ribbon that goes through both items
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 320
Unknown Pin through Coin more a bar bet
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 641
John Hamilton Diamond Mystery card with hole in envelope, ribbon penetrates card and ends up threaded on card
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 176) 704
Edward Marlo Effect Five six cards written on pellets, placed on tray on top of hat, selected card penetrates tray
1953 Unlimited 18
Auguste Errien Die Befreiung der Karte deck and two wooden disks with hole in center are threaded with ribbon, selection rises and penetrates ribbon
Also published here
  • in "Miro"
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 2) 172
Rolf Andra, Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Ein 4-As-Trick Aces through table cloth
1955 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 6) 383
Peter Warlock The Cardboard Prisoner deck put in paper bag with ribbon through it, selection penetrates onto ribbon
1956 Unconventional Magic 46
Carmen D'Amico F. D'Amico's Favorite card through leg
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 76
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico G. Marlo's Routine card through leg, multiple phases
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 76
Henry Durkin Unlocked Card deck with holes in one corner, one card is selected and added to six other cards, cards are then secured with a padlock and under a handkerchief selection is pulled out
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 44
Don Tanner Penetrating Card selection placed between two other cards and in card box, selection penetrates card box
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 56
Lu Brent Lox deck with hole on lock, selection peeked, removed under handkerchief, glued peek-card, see also p. 15 for additional ideas, see p. 737 for credit information
Also published here Dec. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
John McCormick Penetration through Wallet or magazine
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 146
Gene Anderson Gene Anderson's Fantastic Routine variation of Roydon's Fantastic, four cards penetrate two pieces of cardboard one by one
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 116
Orville Wayne Meyer Miniscape several cards are laminated into one sheet, selection is magically removed
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 95
Arthur Setterington Below Deck card penetrates close up pad
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 29
Charles Waller Card Thru Plate
1972 The Living End 17
Unknown A Card Through the Plate
1972 The Living End 91
Karl Fulves Sawing Thru queen in envelope is cut and restored
1973 Notes From Underground 18
Lu Brent Lox deck hole-punched with lock, selection penetrates lock
Also published here 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 159
Karl Fulves Ambitious Liberty coin on left palm is covered with card and penetrates it, extra piece glued on card as sliding stopper
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 91
Karl Fulves Through The Door spectator throws deck at door with magician on other side, selection penetrates door
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 178
Unknown It's In the Bag selected card penetrates polythene bag
Jan. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 206
Karrell Fox The "Plastrick" Bag deck in clear plastic bag, selection penetrates
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 70
Frank Garcia The Maximus Routine for the Experts Wild Card routine with big holes in all cards with ribbon penetration climax
1977 Wildcard Miracles 141
Tommy Wonder Card Penetration card in cardboard sleeve is pierced by nail
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 11
Unknown Improbability frame with hole, tube and handkerchief pushed through it, then jumbo card with hole is pushed into frame and penetrates tube and silk, produced by National Magic
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 48
Karl Fulves Cuts Both Ways knife stabbed through case, card inside unharmed
1979 Jack In The Box 23
Steve Beam Joker Removal spiralbound deck, Joker is removed, penetrates spiral
1979 The Card Book 1
Steve Beam, Wayne Wall Bending Over Backwards spiralbound deck, selected card is pulled through spiral
1979 The Card Book 5
Steve Beam Visual Penetration signed card is pulled from spiralbound deck
1979 The Card Book 8
Dr. James Nuzzo The Card Through the Knee
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 255
Roger Sherman A Coin "Glassic" two cards are set cross-wise on top of glass, coin penetrates both cards one by one, cards change
July 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 371
Karl Fulves Tying The Knot red and black cards have hole, string through it and pulled up, only one color remains on string, posed as problem
1980 Color Quik 23
Philip T. Goldstein Strung Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1982 12/12 3
Joe Safuto Porous Potholder cards through potholder, then rubber hand holding Royal Flush is produced
Related to 1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 41
Karl Fulves Envelopus empty envelope placed between four aces, named ace travels inside
1983 Ace Machine 5
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez, Richard Kaufman A Card Well Hung card penetrates wire of coathanger
Inspired byAlso published here 1983 The Magic Hedonists Brainstorm In The Bahamas 19
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez A Hefty Penetration card penetrates clear plastic bag
Also published here 1983 The Magic Hedonists Brainstorm In The Bahamas 100
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1985 FISM Madrid 1985 5
Fred C. Baumann The Little Fooler coin through playing card
June 1986 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 1220
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1986 Mix '86 6
Don Tanner Noch ein paar Effektideen - 3. using a card box, card in envelope is placed in box is then outside of envelope
Related to Dec. 1986 Intermagic (Vol. 12 No. 3&4) 183
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1988 Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 8
Dennis H. Evans Letters - On Optical Plastic illusion of getting a coin trapped into a sheet of plastic and then having the coin penetrate it
Inspired by 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 48) 207
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1988 Lecture 9
Roy Johnson Cornerized! corner of cards travels inside lamination where rest of card already is
Also published here 1989 Silver Special 29
Howard Schwarzman Osmosis using a piece of Paper
June 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 6) 1789
Wesley James Jack Off deck has hole in middle, two selections a threaded on ribbon, one of them penetrates the ribbon
1990 Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 45
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1990 NYCANOTES 3
Michael Powers Tornado Card straw through (business) card
1990 Top Secret Stuff 82
Richard Kaufman Hang-Up card on wire coat hanger
Related toVariations 1991 Square One 21
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1991 Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 11
T. Page Wright The Production of Card Fans Routine
  • Fan of Cards from Body
  • Cards through Knee Without Palming
  • Cards through Knee by Back Palm
  • Fan from Elbow
  • Fans of Cards from Air
  • A Vanish and Production
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 152
Steve Dusheck Chop four cards with hole in them, one card is pulled out partially and it penetrates finger put through hole of other cards
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 65
Steve Dusheck Nail Jail card with hole penetrates a nail
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 84
Steve Dusheck Boob Tube card rolled up and put in tube, five nails pushed through at different spots, card pulled out, restored
1992 Dusheck's Card Magic 124
William Goodwin, Philip T. Goldstein Propelled Penetration Plus signed card penetrates booklet several times, then appears inside its pages, extension of Goldstein's "Propelled Penetration" (Shattershot)
1993 Notes from the Batcave 3
Chuck Fayne One Lump or Two? signed card from miniature deck penetrates saucer into cup
1993 Something Old, Something New 4
Tony Miller Close-up Pad's Geiger Count through close-up Pad
Feb. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 2) 2320
Roy Johnson Eckenfiziert corner of cards travels inside lamination where rest of card already is
Also published here May 1994 Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3) 113
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1995 Connotes 7
Chris "Doc" Dixon Thunderbolt hole through deck, it is cased with selection and a bolt screwed through it, selection is freed and penetrates bolt
1995 The Innovations Collection 8
Tommy Wonder Carpenter's Revenge card in cardboard sleeve is pierced by nail
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 105
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez, Michael Ammar A Hefty Penetration card penetrates clear plastic bag
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Brainstorm in the Bahamas) 143
Richard Kaufman, Michael Ammar, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez A Card Well Hung card penetrates wire of coathanger
Related toAlso published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Brainstorm in the Bahamas) 153
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1996 Desert Seminar Notes 10
Romi Muster ohne Wert signed card to plastic bag
Also published here 1996 Inside Cardmagic — Band 2 141
Harry Lorayne Triple-Cut Exchange, Plus two aces travel around in pack
June 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 6) 2801
Bruce Cervon The Sub-Mariner Cards Ace to Three through wallet
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 108
Bruce Cervon The Sub-Mariner Cards Ace to Three through paper or napkin
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 115
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate, in english and french
1998 Montreal Lecture Notes — Notes de Conférence 8
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1999 Rocky Notes 8
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1999 Baltimore Notes 8
Ellis Stanyon Several Card Pass Through a Book No. 20, packet counted and number named, book placed on packet and selected number of cards penetrate book from deck to join the counted packet
  • Variation
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 44
Ellis Stanyon The Card through a Hat No. 24, visibly pulled out
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 170
Ellis Stanyon The "Tokio" Card Trick No. 55, cards penetrate hat
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 187
Karl Fulves Clip through Card effect problems in which a straightened paper clip penetrates a cased card or impales a card
Related to 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 168
Romi Sample signed card to plastic bag
Also published here 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 138
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
2000 Missouri Notes 8
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
2000 Texas Notes 8
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
2000 San Francisco Notes 8
Don England The Bag Lady through clear plastic bag
2001 Don England's Paradox 129
Lee Asher, Justin Haines That's a Wrap bill wrapped around deck disappears, reappears around aces in center
2001 Close Cover Before Striking 20
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
2002 Mawny Notes 8
Wayne Dobson Locked deck has hole in corner, one card selected, deck put in bag with a padlock and shaken, only selection is found locked onto lock
Inspired by
  • "CardLock" (Wayne Dobson, Pro-File)
2002 Dobson's Choice 10
Al Baker Cutting a Card knife cuts through card, restored
Related to 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 548
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
2003 Singapore Notes 9
Tooru Suzuki Anklet Card - The Card Impaled on the Glass hole is burnt in playing card, card then penetrates stem of glass
2003 2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 12
Jason Dean Pik-a-Nip card chosen and lost, spectator chooses a nipple at the performer, it has a piercing ring through it, fanned deck is brushed against nipple ring and selection is attached to the ring
  • Method One: Duplicate card - no signature
  • Method Two: The signed card method
2003 Pik-a-Nip 2
Richard Sanders, David Acer Unlawful Entry Card penetrates a door
2004 Random Acts of Magic 76
Philip T. Goldstein Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
2004 Applecture 9
Bob Ostin Loop Hole three cards with holes, threaded with cord, center card is penetrates cord
2005 Bob Ostin — A Lifetime of Magical Inventions 149
Max Maven Strung-Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
2012 Return to Saint Vincent 5
Unknown Ribbon Escape card peeked at in deck with hole through all cards, ribbon through deck and pulled, selection jumps out
2015 Errata (Issue 1) 15
Peter Gröning Bit by Bit card signed on back, covered with envelope, face of card fades to blank in two stages, then vanishes, and reappears in envelope, apparition
2020 Resigned to Miracles 37