53 entries in Cards / Manipulation / Routines
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Das wandernde Kartenspiel "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
deck vanishes and reappears behind arm, then deck travels from sleeve to sleeve, manipulative
June 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6)
Paul Valadon Some Manipulations with Cards
1902 79
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)
Paul Valadon Some Manipulations with Cards
1904 55
Some Very Effective Moves with Six Cards cards vanish and appear
1933 5
Passing a Fan of Cards from Hand to Hand fan vanishes in one hand and appears in other, apparently penetrating knee
1933 6
Tommy Tucker A New Wrinkle on the Five Card Trick five cards vanish and reappear, fan of cards is produced as a kicker, with false count in the beginning
1933 17
Theodore Annemann The Question for the Month idea for card production from tambourine
Related to Apr. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 7)
Laurie Ireland A Transposition Routine with a Fan of Five Cards with card from mouth ending
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation")
Stand for the Vanish and Recovery of Four Cards wooden stand with servante, manipulation sequence
1938 504
Tommy Tucker Aerial Card Production producing cards singly or in pairs
June 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 12)
The Diminishing Cards - Sleight of Hand Method
1941 48
To Vanish Cards one at a time and Reproduce them
1942/27 165
Enlarging and Diminishing Cards classic fan technique
Related to 1948 276
Arthur H. Buckley Opening for a Card Act manipulation act with vanishing cane to silk, card production, dove production, gloves
1948 143
Lewis Ganson Fan Finale routine with double giant fans
  • The Double Pack
    • (a) The type of cards to be used
    • (b) Preparing the packs
  • The First Fan
  • Closing the Giant Fan
    • Method 1
    • Method 2
  • The Second Fan
  • The Colour Changing Giant Fan
  • Splitting the Fans
  • To Close the Fans
  • The Single Handed Giant Fans
  • The Circle of Cards
  • The Routine
1950 41
Lewis Ganson My Opening Card Routine production routine with gloves
1952 66
Lewis Ganson The Card Routine
1954 251
Dai Vernon Mosquito's Parade
1960 38
Bert Douglas Safety Magic series of tricks / presentations about safety and accident prevention
  • A Safety Introduction
  • The ABC of Safety (paper cutting routine)
  • Think (ABC card manipulation)
  • Don't Take Chances (Brent's Bill to Matches & Atomic Candle Trick)
  • How Come? (Blow book)
  • We All Do Crazy Things - Sometimes (Milk Pitcher routine)
  • Safety Begins at Home (Multiplying Thimble)
  • Don't Gamble with Safety (Die Box)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64)
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Manipulaciones de Cartas y Pañuelo card manipulation routine using a handkerchief
  • Aparición
  • Desaparición instantanea
  • Desaparición por hundimiento
  • Abanicos viajeros
  • Desaparición y lluvia
  • Desaparición bajo el pañuelo
  • Abanicos y lluvia final
  • Lluvia automática
1967 25
Ellison Poland A Card Fanning Routine card fans, color changes, productions, diminishing cards
Variations 1969 99
Tenkai Ishida Manipulative Routine card manipulation routine, with production of silk behind fan
1974 52
Patrick Page The Unexpected sequence
1976 80
Bill Tarr Impromptu Fan Routine exhibition card fans
1978 102
Bill Tarr Basic Split Fan Routine
1978 112
Richard Kaufman The Proverbial Hole card is vanished into and produced from small metal ring several times
Variations 1979 164
Richard Kaufman Slot Machine manipulation routine, cards vanish and reappear, deck appears as finale
1979 169
Ross Bertram Five Zero Five five card vanish and reproduction with Tenkai Palm
Variations 1983 178
Frederick Braue FB One-Card Backhand Routine one-card routine with duplicate (1936)
1985 16
Another Vanish of a Pack of Cards with manipulation routine
1985 19
Mark Vincent Card Manipulation multi-phase routine with silk and cards
Gimmick (Issue 9)
Dai Vernon Will-O'-the-Wisp vanish and recovery via handwashing
1989 81
Cardini Laden aus dem Frackschwanz load from tailcoat, with small card manipulation sequence
1989 35
Channing Pollock Überraschende Verwandlung: Karten, Tuch, Taube cards change to silk, then dove is produced
1989 37
Rocco Silano Four Card Routine Thurston type routine with Tenkai palm, four Kings produced from air, then vanished again one by one, hands empty, not sleeving
1990 39
Gianni Mattiolo Cane to Cards to Ball
Sep. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 9)
Harald Kurz N - Nichts, das Tor zum using a bigger ring in manipulation routines, things appear and vanish inside it
1991 35
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
Ellison Poland, George Vaughn Boisvin A Pitchman's Spiel presentation for card fans, color changes, productions, diminishing cards
Inspired by 1994 51
Tommy Wonder Recalcitrant box reappears around deck and changes place with cards
  • Phase One: The Vanish of the Case
  • Phase Two: The Case Returns
  • Phase Three: The Transposition
  • Phase Four: The Case Comes Back Again!
1996 139
Tommy Wonder The Snail's Progress static fan gets smaller visually and disappears
1996 154
Ellis Stanyon Magical Production of a Full Pack of Cards No. 12, manipulative, routine with productions from knee
Variations 1999 244
Ellis Stanyon Palming and Reproducing Cards After Springing the Pack from Hand to Hand No. 13
1999 246
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note false transfer with card, invisible palm presentation, short routine, also with credit card
Inspired by 1999 250
Lee Asher New Addition to the Thunderbird four Ace production, one Ace appears reversed in this variation
Also published here 2000 3
Don Alan Production of Flowers and Cards
2000 219
Jeff McBride Routining routine suggestion
2003 8
Lee Asher Thunderbird’s Five-Step Formula
  • Step One: The First Ace
  • Step Two: The Transition Between
  • Step Three: Splitting the Second Ace
  • Step Four: Third One's a Charm
  • Step Five: The Final Ace
2007 3
Lee Asher A Small T-bird variation four Ace production, one Ace appears reversed in this variation
Also published here 2007 12
Patrick Page Card Manipulations comment
Nov. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 11)
Patrick Page It's Handy comedy bit for card manipulation, hand in hat throws cards out again
2011 298
John Carney Four Gone bare-handed routine, four Aces appear and vanish one at a time, then come from different pockets
Inspired by 2020 118