91 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / With Other Objects / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To Pass a Card through a Hat as out for classic force
1889 116
To Pass a Chosen Card through the Crown of a Borrowed Hat selection appears underneath hat
1890 46
Das Durchdringen der Stoffe No. 4, card in envelope put underneath top hat, card is pulled out of top hat visibly, envelope empty
1895 90
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)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Reise durch den Cylinderhut card penetrates top hat
Related to 1896 162
The Penetrative Card card visibly pushed through top hat, gaffed
Related to 1897 238
Thalertreppe coin ladder, coins penetrate hat and drop down the glass ladder
1899 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)
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)
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)
1903 186
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)
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)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Der misslungene Eifersuchtsmord deck is balanced on single card, card placed in envelope and pierced with knife and then found restored
1922 51
T. Page Wright Coin through Hat
1933 22
The Perforated Coin pin through coin
1935 30
Theodore Annemann The Undercover Mystery two-card location with card through tray on floor
Also published here 1936
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
Passing a Card Through the Crown of a Derby Hat
1938 219
Card Through Hat
1938 230
The Card Through the Magazine bottom placement
1940 302
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Porous Plate thought card travels through plate in another packet
1942 25
Willard S. Smith Special Sale coins and slate idea, with defense stamp
Oct. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 45)
Theodore Annemann The Undercover Mystery 2-card location with card through tray on floor
1943 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 123
Harlan Tarbell Rising Cards Through Hat cards are put in glass under hat, selections rise through hat into view
1945/27 150
Pin through Coin more a bar bet
Sep. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 159)
Edward Marlo Effect Five six cards written on pellets, placed on tray on top of hat, selected card penetrates tray
1953 18
Rolf Andra, Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Ein 4-As-Trick Aces through table cloth
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 16 No. 6)
Carmen D'Amico F. D'Amico's Favorite card through leg
1959 76
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico G. Marlo's Routine card through leg, multiple phases
1959 76
Don Tanner Penetrating Card selection placed between two other cards and in card box, selection penetrates card box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
John McCormick Penetration through Wallet or magazine
1967 146
Gene Anderson Gene Anderson's Fantastic Routine variation of Roydon's Fantastic, four cards penetrate two pieces of cardboard one by one
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
C. "Cajano" Baumgartner Gezogene Karte im Glas chosen card penetrates can and appears visibly inside a glass
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 31 No. 6)
Orville Wayne Meyer Miniscape several cards are laminated into one sheet, selection is magically removed
1972 95
Arthur Setterington Below Deck card penetrates close up pad
1972 29
Charles Waller Card Thru Plate
1972 17
A Card Through the Plate
1972 91
Karl Fulves Sawing Thru queen in envelope is cut and restored
1973 18
Karl Fulves Ambitious Liberty coin on left palm is covered with card and penetrates it, extra piece glued on card as sliding stopper
1975 91
Karl Fulves Through The Door spectator throws deck at door with magician on other side, selection penetrates door
1975 178
It's In the Bag selected card penetrates polythene bag
Jan. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Karrell Fox The "Plastrick" Bag deck in clear plastic bag, selection penetrates
1976 70
Tommy Wonder Card Penetration card in cardboard sleeve is pierced by nail
Also published here 1977 11
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 48
Karl Fulves Cuts Both Ways knife stabbed through case, card inside unharmed
1979 23
Steve Beam Joker Removal spiralbound deck, Joker is removed, penetrates spiral
1979 1
Steve Beam, Wayne Wall Bending Over Backwards spiralbound deck, selected card is pulled through spiral
1979 5
Steve Beam Visual Penetration signed card is pulled from spiralbound deck
1979 8
Dr. James Nuzzo The Card Through the Knee
1980 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. 3 No. 7)
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 23
Joe Safuto Porous Potholder cards through potholder, then rubber hand holding Royal Flush is produced
Related to 1982 41
Karl Fulves Envelopus empty envelope placed between four aces, named ace travels inside
1983 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 19
Michael Ammar, Adam Fleischer, Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez A Hefty Penetration card penetrates clear plastic bag
Also published here 1983 100
Fred C. Baumann The Little Fooler coin through playing card
June 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 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)
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)
Roy Johnson Cornerized! corner of cards travels inside lamination where rest of card already is
Also published here 1989 29
Howard Schwarzman Osmosis using a piece of Paper
June 1990
Apocalypse (Vol. 13 No. 6)
Michael Powers Tornado Card straw through (business) card
1990 82
Richard Kaufman Hang-Up card on wire coat hanger
Related toVariations 1991 21
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 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 65
Steve Dusheck Nail Jail card with hole penetrates a nail
1992 84
Steve Dusheck Boob Tube card rolled up and put in tube, five nails pushed through at different spots, card pulled out, restored
1992 124
Chuck Fayne One Lump or Two? signed card from miniature deck penetrates saucer into cup
1993 4
Tony Miller Close-up Pad's Geiger Count through close-up Pad
Feb. 1994
Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 2)
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)
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 8
Tommy Wonder Carpenter's Revenge card in cardboard sleeve is pierced by nail
Also published here 1996 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)
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)
Romi Muster ohne Wert signed card to plastic bag
Also published here 1996 141
Harry Lorayne Triple-Cut Exchange, Plus two aces travel around in pack
June 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 6)
Bruce Cervon The Sub-Mariner Cards Ace to Three through wallet
1998 108
Bruce Cervon The Sub-Mariner Cards Ace to Three through paper or napkin
1998 115
Ellis Stanyon The Card through a Hat No. 24, visibly pulled out
1999 170
Ellis Stanyon The "Tokio" Card Trick No. 55, cards penetrate hat
1999 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 168
Romi Sample signed card to plastic bag
Also published here 2000 138
Don England The Bag Lady through clear plastic bag
2001 129
Lee Asher, Justin Haines That's a Wrap bill wrapped around deck disappears, reappears around aces in center
2001 20
Al Baker Cutting a Card knife cuts through card, restored
Related toAlso published here
  • marketed 1931
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions)
Tooru Suzuki Anklet Card - The Card Impaled on the Glass hole is burnt in playing card, card then penetrates stem of glass
2003 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 2
Richard Sanders, David Acer Unlawful Entry Card penetrates a door
2004 76
Roy Walton Paper Palace four Queens on table, envelope dropped on one and it penetrates inside
2016 179
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 37
Lionel Gallardo La carta a través signed card penetrates sweater
  • Carga de la carta bajo el jersey estando sentado, con mesa
  • Carga de la carta bajo el jersey, estando de pie, con pocas personas
  • Carga de la carta bajo el jersey, estando de pie, con muchos personas
2021 74
Lionel Gallardo Versión simplificada de "La Carta a Través" sin firmar card penetrates sweater, duplicate
2021 78