137 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / Ambitious Card Theme / Multiple Ambition
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Unknown Die vier wiedervereinigten Könige No. 22, Kings pushed in four different positions comes to top, four indifferent cards palmed on top of them Der Kartenkünstler 27
Unknown Die geflohenen und wieder eingefangenen Haremsdamen three Queens placed on top, bottom and center, all together after cut, also two methods for four Queens, in one of which all four come back to the topRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 106
Jack Merlin A Four Ace Assemble aces rise on top of the deck Merlin's Master Miracles 4
Dr. James William Elliott Dr. Elliott's Presentation three selections come to top Farelli's Card Magic - Part One 28
Unknown Acrobatic Jacks four jacks come together on top, stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 272
Theodore Annemann A Couple of Cards Get Together two selections come together on top despite the spectator's overhand shuffle, pencil dot cardRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 82
Ralph W. Hull "Knock 'em Off with a Stick" two cards, with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck Greater Magic 532
Unknown The Ambitious Twins Expert Card Technique 285
Edward Marlo General Ace Trick aces come to top one by one, same ace is shown on top four times as sucker presentation Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 19
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Fantastic Fan four Aces keep reappearing on bottom of deck, sucker phase, then to shoulderRelated to Tricks and Sleights 23
Arthur H. Buckley The Obstrusive Queens Experiment No. 39 - using two black queens Card Control 207
Arthur H. Buckley The Four Bandits Expermient No. 43 - jacks are produced, inserted in middle and come to top, deck is separated in reds and blacks Card Control 213
Paul LePaul Aces Up! Variations The Card Magic of Le Paul 203
Bill Simon The Magnetic Cards cards are cut in four packets, one card selected and with that card the other of the same value rise on top of each packet Effective Card Magic 137
Bill Simon Double Rise two cards placed on the table, half of the deck put on each, both rise to the topVariations Effective Card Magic 139
Edward Marlo In One Shuffle aces lost in deck, still on top The Cardician 83
Edward Marlo The Follow Up Aces aces lost in deck come to topRelated to The Cardician 91
George Blake Olla Podrida - ambitious card with two cards, as a magician's gag
- rabbit from hat joke
- torn & restored paper, magician's gag
The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 287) 1148
Edward Marlo Travelling Double two cards travel to top of deck The Tabled Palm 12
Al Leech Doubly Ambitious Cardmanship 6
Edward Marlo Marlo's Acrobatic Aces four aces travel to top repeatedly, then to pocket The Multiple Shift 57
Charlie Miller The Homing Deuces four Twos keep reappearing on bottom of deck, sucker phaseRelated to An Evening with Charlie Miller 60
Harry Lorayne Flash Aces four Aces from different parts to topVariations Close-up Card Magic 119
Edward Marlo K. M. Move Follow Up Aces setting upInspired by The K. M. Move 11
Jochen Zmeck, Ralph W. Hull Schneller als das Auge ambitious phases with mirage deck, also as double ambitious phase Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 14
Peter Kane Aces A-Risin'! two aces buried separately come to top A Card Session with Peter Kane 6
Edward Marlo Slip Cut Routine aces are cut in deck, yet come back to top multiple times Expert Card Conjuring 18
Carmen D'Amico Face Up Aces four times card changes into ace which then comes back to top Expert Card Conjuring 78
Edward Marlo Follow Up Aces Related to Expert Card Mysteries 139
David Solomon Second Power Poker & Lead-In aces travel to top, odd-backed aces stacked in deck, transform into Royal Flush (that now has odd backs) and others get good hands (Power Poker originally Talisman 1/11)Inspired by Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 3) 18
Al Baker Ambitious Card from Daley NotebooksVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 2) 474
Mack Picknick Picnick's Aces aces to topVariations Card Cavalcade 89
William P. Miesel Dual Ambitious one to top, one to bottom Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 2) 13
Roy Walton Ambitious 1-2-3-4 ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection, see p. 608 for comment by Walton, see p. 640 for get-into by Robin RobertsonInspired byRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 11) 559
Ben Christopher Unlimited Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
- Impromptu Method
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 567
Karl Fulves Double Up using four aces, this is actually page 36ARelated to Packet Switches (Part One) 36
Derek Dingle Impromptu Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King, see also p. 728 for comment by John HollandInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 610
Francis Haxton Impromptu Unlimited four chosen card buried in deck, joker placed on top attracts the selections to top one by oneInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 660
Lin Searles Aces Up Variations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 8th Folio) 670
Roy Walton Ambitious 1-2-3-4 ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selectionRelated toAlso published here Card Cavalcade 3 45
Martin A. Nash Queens Uprageous see p. 447 for additional crediting Any Second Now 197
Edward Marlo Double Tilt plus Addition plus Effect aces come back to top and are switched out Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 291
Edward Marlo Doubly Ambitious three phases Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 257
Dai Vernon Depth Charge Ace to Four rise to top The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1027
Dai Vernon Double Quick top and bottom cards buried, return to top, repeatVariationsAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1008
Harvey Rosenthal Routined Miracles suggested combination of referenced routinesInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #8) 1010
Bob Stencel, Karl Fulves Stencel's Effect three Aces placed in deck, top three cards dealt onto remaining Ace, they're the Aces The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1028
Harry Lorayne Lorayne's Invisible Pass Routine first single cards come to top, then all aces (presented as invisible pass demonstration)Variations Quantum Leaps 116
Juan Tamariz, Fred Robinson The Tamariz Ambitious Double Related to Pabular (Vol. 5, No. 12) 776
Gene Maze Rising Aces The Gene Maze Card Book 70
Edward Marlo Second Surprise aces put on four piles, collected, aces on top, two methodsRelated to 21st Century Card Magic 12
Daryl Martinez Rising Crime kings put on four piles which are assembled, kings appear on topRelated to For Your Entertainment Pleasure 24
Harry Lorayne Ultraces Aces lost, come to top at once Best of Friends 539
James Swain Roundup three cover-passes-handlingInspired by Best of Friends 295
David Solomon Spectator Loses the Aces spectator cuts aces in deck, then they gather on topInspired byRelated to Sessions 16
Larry Jennings "....Always Cut the Cards" cards are cut into deck with spectatorVariationsAlso published here A Visit With Larry Jennings 4
Stephen Tucker Kontract Killer Kards mafia story trick, four kings travel back on top then selection is found Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 9) 155
Daryl Martinez Sunrise four of a kind, reds come back to top even though when alternated The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 91
Edward Marlo The Knoxville Aces four piles, ace on each, packets assembled, aces travel to topRelated to Epoptica (Issue 3) 168
Meir Yedid Tip Top Aces Aces lost in four piles, they come back to topAlso published here Off the Wall 1
Arturo de Ascanio Ambition for Two one phaseRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 5) 917
Larry Jennings Cut As I Cut gaffed methodInspired byVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 17 & 18) 167
Stephen Tucker Weekend Double Ambitious sequence with Marlo Tilt The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 43
Edward Marlo Four Packet Ambition four aces on four packets are placed to bottom and travel back up Best of Friends - Volume II 384
Randy Wakeman Three Phase Follow-Up Aces come to top twice, then vanishInspired byVariations Formula One Close-Up 19
Frederick Braue, Jean Hugard The Ambitious Twins Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 104
Dai Vernon Double Quick Also published here Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 105
Larry Jennings Always Cut The Cards cards are cut into deck with spectatorRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 1
Jerry Sadowitz Ambitious Aces Repeat Ambitious Aces done twice Close-up Framework 10
Ken Simmons Ace-Bitiously Yours aces come to top multiple times Riffling the Pasteboards 7
Ken Simmons Ace-Bitiously - The Follow-Up four aces come to bottom, then to top Riffling the Pasteboards 11
Randy Wakeman Follow-Up on Follow-Up new approachInspired by Special Effects 57
Karl Fulves Block of Eight spectator upjogs any four-of-a-kind, buried, then rises to top Covenant 2
Karl Fulves Uncut Version Aces on four piles, assembled, one riffle shuffle, aces on top, including "Other Schemes"Inspired by
  • "Uncut Aces" (S. W. Sarles, Secret Session)
Related to
  • "You're the Gambler" (Precursor XV)
Covenant 7
Jerry K. Hartman Depth Deceptions 1) Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 1) 1444
Jerry K. Hartman Depth Deceptions 2) Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 1) 1444
Meir Yedid Tip-Top Aces Also published here Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11, No. 11) 1564
Dai Vernon The Corsican Climbers two cards, black Eights and NinesInspired by
  • "Doubly Ambitious" (Marlo & D'Amico, Classical Foursome, p. 10)
The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 155
Edward Marlo The Ambitious Four ambitious aces So Soon? 11
Brother John Hamman Cream Rises to the Top triumph combo in which aces show up and change into selectionsRelated to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 191
Karl Fulves Aces In One "Always Cut the Cards" plot Kaleidoscope 16
Juan Tamariz Double Ambitious full routine with two ambitious cardsInspired by Sonata 119
Karrell Fox Kings Cross using four Kings, very direct Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13, No. 5) 1787
Bruce Cervon Floating Aces four aces one by one rise to top, then all at once, using TiltVariations Ultra Cervon 9
Harry Lorayne Primal Ambition using two cards Trend Setters 22
Harry Lorayne Kings "High"Way aces on four piles are cut into deck and come to topInspired by Trend Setters 128
David Regal No Cut/Pass Method Inspired by Trend Setters 132
Bob King A Cut Above Aces are cut into deck with spectatorInspired byAlso published here More Magician Foolers 9
Edward Marlo Magnetic Ace & Color Separation aces stay on top even though faro shuffled into deck, deck is shuffled into red-black separation The Olram File (Issue 10) 15
Karl Fulves X-pert aces lost, then dealt off the top againInspired by
  • "X Marks the Plot" (Fulves, Cheat Sheet #2)
28 Card Tricks 11
Steve Pressley The Ace of Influence four phases, aces end up together on top The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 711
Meir Yedid Die Asse wandern nach oben Also published here Meir Yedid 3
Mike Bornstein To the Top four Aces Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15, No. 2) 2032
Jack Carpenter No Table Aces aces face up at different positions, all travel to top one by one, then distribute back to original positions Modus Operandi 34
David Solomon Four for Four ace, two, three and four raise to top of packetRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 46) 831
Bob King A Cut Above (I) Aces are cut into deck with spectatorAlso published here The Breather 8
Bob King A Cut Above (II) Aces are cut into deck with spectatorInspired by The Breather 12
John W. McClure Face it, Kings are Ambitious four kings appear face up on deck Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 11) 2290
David Regal Back they Come four of a kind, not presented as ambitious card Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 1) 2170
Juan Tamariz Two Times Ambitious two phases Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 2) 2176
Meir Yedid Tip Top Aces Aces lost in four piles, they come back to topAlso published here Memorable Magic 4
Dai Vernon The Four Aces aces distributed in deck reappear all together More Greater Magic 1234
Karl Fulves Astral Aces four odd-backed aces cut into deck, suddenly they're together in deck, they change into 5-card royal flush Crooked Tales 68
Karl Fulves Top Secret aces lost via tabled shuffles without crimps, then back on top Crooked Tales 90
Persi Diaconis The Persi Diaconis Presentation for Tilted Aces four aces come to top all at once Arcane (Issue 14) 204
David Solomon Four for Four Squared ace, two, three and four raise to top of packetRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1055
Karl Fulves The Three Burglars No. 9, updated version with a coin Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 15
Karl Fulves Return To Base aces lost, then shown together at bottom Blocking Off 106
James Swain Miracle Aces Aces lost in deck, yet come to bottom at once Miracles with Cards 100
Larry Jennings The '65 Aces aces vanish, spectator finds aces, come to top, turn over in deck, different handling options Jennings '67 148
Larry Jennings A Gambler Holds Out the Aces Inspired by Jennings '67 39
Ken Krenzel The Last Heist four touched cards are jacks, distributed and come together, repeat, they change back colorRelated to Ingenuities 152
Nick Trost Ambitious Ace, Deuce, Trey Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 167
Karl Fulves Necromancer three selections rise to the top one by one, last one into the case, packet with cut-out hole The Vampire Chronicles 38
Roy Walton, Dai Vernon, Al Baker Ambitious 1-2-3-4 Related to Card College - Volume 3 568
Bill Simon, Roberto Giobbi Rise and Switch Double Rise plus transpoInspired by Card College - Volume 3 590
Roberto Giobbi, Mack Picknick Picnick at the Summit four aces travel from different positions to the top of the deckInspired by Card College - Volume 3 773
Karl Fulves Even Money Aces selected four-of-a-kind mixed with 4 other cards, all cards cut in deck, they're back on top, aces kickerInspired byRelated toVariations The Noir Test 19
Karl Fulves Random Access Inspired byRelated to The Noir Test 23
James Swain The Four Robbers updating a Classic 21st Century Card Magic 60
David Regal A Short Leap Four Kings rise from the bottom of a packet to the top, used as conclusion to any assembly sequence Close-Up & Personal 182
Baltazar Fuentes Finnel Finessed four Aces lost and found I'm Dancing 45
Harry Lorayne Two Ambitious Personal Collection 223
Harry Lorayne Double Toss Change two-card catch action as two-card switch, Jinx dynamics
- Double Ambition application
- two Aces change color two times (Tens Routine)
Personal Collection 101
Arturo de Ascanio Double Ambitious - The Seventh Heaven multiple phasesRelated to The Magic of Ascanio - More Studies of Card Magic 198
Ken Krenzel Three Card to Top Relaxed Impossibilities 32
Tyler Wilson Pick-up Line aces pushed in different positions come to top Reinventing the Real 18
Roberto Giobbi Tilt to the Hilt double ambitious sequence, including impromptu duplicates Secret Agenda (Issue May 2) 133
Karl Fulves Self Stak Royal Flush cards cut into deck by spectator and performer, one of them pops out and rest is on topRelated to Prolix (Issue 7) 484
J. W. Sarles Ace Prelude three Aces cut face-up into different parts of the deck, last Ace face-up on top, immediately all four Aces are dealt face-up from top Prolix (Issue 10) 690
Paul LePaul, Shane Cobalt LePaul's Aces four Aces placed on bottom of deck one by one, rise to the topInspired by Chasing Dovetails 2
Karl Fulves Aces Two Go four Aces on table in row, one by one they are cut into deck and the indifferent top card placed on table instead, tabled cards are Kings and top four cards the Aces Prolix (Issue 10) 656
Harapan Ong Cull the Police! jacks face-up at different position come to top, burglars Close Culls 23
Harry Lorayne Progressive Elevator, Plus four Aces, one put in center comes to top, then two, then three, then four, optional selected card or Royal Flush kickerAlso published here
  • "The Classic Collection - Vol. 1" (2005)
JawDroppers! 9
So Sato Amnesia Aces alternated with indifferent card on top of deck, aces come to top The Secrets of So Sato 148
So Sato Amnesia Lite three Aces alternated with indifferent card on top of deck, aces come to top The Secrets of So Sato 153
Johnny Thompson Stilted Tilt Ace to Four placed in deck, all come back to topInspired by
  • trick in Ed Marlo's "Tilt!"
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 129