56 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / Ambitious Card Theme / Small Packet Sequences & "Ambitious Classic"
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Leon M. Dick Boy Meets Girl four queens and four jacks The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 188) 753
Arthur Setterington Joe Smith - Magician seven cards, ace of spades comes several times to the top and then changes places with card in the pocket The Joe Smith Mysteries 3
Tony Kardyro T.K.'s Ambitious Card Supreme three cards, card reversed in the end The Cardiste (Issue 13) 9
Aldini Roughly Ambitious Ambitious Card routine with packet of twenty cards Roughingly Yours 7
Robert (Bob) Hess Spirit Aces black aces rise to top of four-Ace-packet repeatedly, a black ace travels from pocket back to aces, then red aces to pocket The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 4th Folio) 378
Karl Fulves Double Up using four aces, this is actually page 36ARelated to Packet Switches (Part One) 36
Jerry Mentzer, Derek Dingle Ambitious Ace-Two-Three-Four-Five Card Cavalcade II 155
Gray Leese Uprising order of four cards changes Epilogue (Issue 20) 187
William Zavis Up Down & Around routine, ace to four of spades and five red cards, spades penetrate, reverse and one changes place with a red card Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 4) 42
Jerry K. Hartman Up, Up & Away Inspired by
  • "Ambitious Ghost" (Roy Walton, Card Script)
Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 238
Roy Walton Runaround small packet multiple ambition, aces appear, joker transposes with four Queens Card Cavalcade 3 60
Karl Fulves Up, Up & Away credit information for Ambitous Classic type routines Epilogue (Issue Special No 1) 243
Larry Jennings An Ambitious Classic two methods Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 269
Ken Krenzel, Roy Walton, Bob Ostin Light & Heavy Card odd-backed card sinks in a small packet, faces transform Epilogue (Issue Special No 2) 247
Karl Fulves 2-Card Ambitious two cards used for ambitious card routine in which bottom card travels to top, then shown that neither is the card Methods with Cards - Part 1 49
Karl Fulves Ambitious Lady queen rises to top of two-card packet Methods with Cards - Part 2 100
Karl Fulves Paper-Clip Variation queen rises to top of two-card packet, other card changes Methods with Cards - Part 2 101
Martin A. Nash Limited Ambitions see p. 447 for additional crediting Any Second Now 207
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand five cards shown as Ace of Spades, then royal flush in heartsAlso published here Card Cavalcade Four 107
Allan Ackerman Variance Variant with transformation kickerRelated to Here's My Card 90
John C. Wagner Ace-Two-Three-Four 7 Secrets 42
Bob Farmer Cabungle alternate handling, with application for packet ambitious card sequenceInspired by Pabular (Vol. 4, No. 5) 511
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand card rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kickerAlso published here Notions 3
Karl Fulves Blind Ambition one card penetrates another Shape Changers 34
Don England Down the Elevator and Up the Ladder all cards transformInspired by Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Clubs) 32
Derek Dingle Too Many Cards with ambitious card phasesRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 106
Jerry K. Hartman Bi-Way ace travels up and down in 4-card packet, further credits see page 55Variations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 3) 17
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Moving Up black Aces keep juming to top in four Ace packet, inspired by Hartman effect, two methodsInspired by
  • an idea from "Odd Lifts" (J. K. Hartman)
Related to
Best of Friends 485
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Sequence credit information, color changing back kickerInspired by shuffled lecture 1
Phillip Young What Floor Please? Ace, Two and Three packet ambitious card, then Two and Three change into a Five and ace changes color Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 21
Philip T. Goldstein Very Good Hand Ace of Spades rises several time, all alike, royal flush as a kickerAlso published here Packet Tricks 8
Ron Ferris The Magic "Six" Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 12) 856
Jon Racherbaumer Any-Floor Elevator small packet ambitious routine with change to kings kickerInspired by The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 76
Philip T. Goldstein Chromavator elevator packet version, color-changing back kicker MajorMinor 8
Philip T. Goldstein Chromated combining preceding Chromavator and Chromatwist MajorMinor 10
Philip T. Goldstein Chromatose combining preceding Chromavator and Chromatwist MajorMinor 11
Roxy Ambitious Blacks small packet variation using 4 reds and blacks Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 1066
Philip T. Goldstein Sub-Scription signed joker travels up and down in 4-card-packet, double backers Best of Friends - Volume II 437
Daryl Martinez The Ubiquitous Card small packet is shown all alike Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 94
Daryl Martinez, Edward G. Brown Thin Ambitions with three card packetInspired by Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 24
Larry Jennings Ambitious Classic five cardsRelated to The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 95
Larry Jennings Ambitious Classic Variation four cards The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 136
Richard Vollmer Aw Gee! four aces, red aces penetrate to the top over and over again Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 8) 1386
Karl Fulves Cast of Characters four jokers, small packet ambitious, change into kings Quick Card Tricks 34
Bruce Cervon A Matter of Psychology apparently original version of "Ambitious Classic" Ultra Cervon 22
John Carney Sanverted red aces come to top multiple times, then Daley's LastInspired byVariations Carneycopia 229
Michael Weber, Chris Kenner Five Speed Ambitious Classic variation, double stick tape Totally Out Of Control 166
Larry Jennings, Derek Dingle, James Swain Family Circus Inspired by Don't Blink 53
Karl Fulves Buried Alive four card packet, bottom card rises to top The Vampire Chronicles 8
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
Karl Fulves Progressive Ambition "Problems"
credit information, effect variations, posed as a problem
Related to
  • The Crimp #30
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 209
Karl Fulves Progressive Ambition II "Problems"
effect variation of Ambitious Classic, posed as a problem
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 210
Wesley James Below Zero Minus One "beta", visual small packet elevator, history informationInspired by
  • "Below Zero" (Roy Walton, Cardboard Charades, 1971, p. 44)
Enchantments 49
Nick Trost Ace to Five - The Easy Method Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 140
Nick Trost Ambitious Ace to Five Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 143
Yohei Kawabata Waltz General Card effect, inspired by Quick 3 Way. Small Ambitious sequence at the start. End with selection jump to pocket Grace 21