169 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Torn & Restored / At once
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Unknown Restoration in Card Box prop
Modern Magic 136
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
Modern Magic 139
Unknown The Torn-Card Trick torn corner, then complete restoration, card box prop
Tricks with Cards 163
Unknown The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores
Tricks with Cards 166
Unknown Die neue Eckkarte corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores
Related toAlso published here Der moderne Kartenkünstler 138
Unknown Die mechanische Eckkarte corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Related toAlso published here Der moderne Kartenkünstler 140
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neuester Kartensteiger four selection, corner torn off one, first picture card rises and its picture moves on the card, second rises reversed and visible reverses, third card is blank card and visible prints itself, fourth card with missing corner, corner visibly restores
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 210
Unknown Die Eckkarten "Mechanische Karten"
corner torn off, shot back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11) 165
Unknown Die Eckkarten second method, corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores
Also published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 177
Unknown The Reunited Card card cut into four pieces, restores itself when thrown in air
New Era Card Tricks 263
Unknown The New Card Table or "Card Tripod", metal apparatus with double-shell coverings, Torn Corner Trick given as example with two-step restoration (first all except corner, then the corner)
New Era Card Tricks 83
Unknown The Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears
Related to New Era Card Tricks 239
Unknown The Improved Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears, can be examined
Related to New Era Card Tricks 241
Unknown Die neue Eckkarte corner visually restores itself, black art corner on thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 6) 87
A. J. Kartenzauber corner of a card torn off, it restores visually, two selections shuffled back, one of the selections appears in a glass container, punch with paper weight that is sitting on card at one point
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5) 67
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das unlösbare Impromptu ring to inside playing card which was torn and restored before
Also published here Kartenkünste 181
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here Kartenkünste 196
Lu Brent The Surprise Reverse Torn Card and Cigarette Trick Card torn into pieces and placed into handkerchief. Later a piece is found in a cigarette, which matches the card which has magically restored in the handkerchief with a corner missing
Novel Magic 27
Ralph W. Hull The New Torn and Restored Card "Club Trick par excellence"
signed, part of signature on corner that the spectator keeps, rest restored, Berg Paper Fold
More "Eye-Openers" 22
Jean Hugard The Torn and Restored Card, Using a Borrowed Deck
Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 99
Laurie Ireland The Automatic Jig Saw Puzzle Worker using P&L nickle Card Box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 3
Theodore Annemann The Card Doctor
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 24
Russell Prunier The Mutilated Card card is "magically" restored with adhesive tape
Related to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 174
Stephen Simpson Corner Restored
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 294
Theodore Annemann The Card Doctor
The Incorporated Strange Secrets 13
Unknown The Torn and Restored Card double facer, thumb tip
Expert Card Technique 359
Unknown The Torn and Restored Card with a borrowed deck stranger card
Related to Expert Card Technique 362
Neal Elias Torn Corner Card Trick torn pieces vanish, card restored reversed in deck
At the Table Tricks 12
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Torn and Restored Card restored card is strung on a ribbon in an envelope
The Fine Art of Magic 137
Paul LePaul Impromptu Torn And Restored Card
Variations The Card Magic of Le Paul 161
U. F. Grant Grant's Torn Card Trick with matching corner as proof
Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 4) 12
Edward Marlo Anytime two methods
The Cardician 186
Edward Marlo The Torn Card Trick two methods, see page 196 for credits
Variations The Cardician 178
Charlie Miller The Torn Card seated, direct
Related toVariations An Evening with Charlie Miller 22
Hubert Lambert Phoenix Phantastique card is torn and put in napkin which is lighted, card it is reproduced in a flash
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 271
Karl Fulves Quartet selection in envelope, both torn, envelope restored, then card inside
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 16
George de Ghetto Four from Eight solution with restoration finish
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 69
Carl Sten Signature Torn and Restored corner proof
Expert Card Mysteries 159
Ace Gorham Pull Yourself Together
HEX! 21
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Fingertip Tear no duplicate
Advanced Fingertip Control 108
Jack Hara 4th Quarter card torn in four pieces, one given to spectator, others put in deck but one remains visible, it is pulled out and card is restored attached to it
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 12) 369
Clark Wirthlin Signed, Sealed, & Delivered with one missing piece, put in plastic bag and envelope, plastic bag is vacuum packed, with toy iron
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 22) 107
Eugene Laurant Torn and Restored Card pieces transform into bill, matching corner
The Living End 102
John Blunt Transcornered two cards, corners torn off, cards switched and then corners follow, torn in small pieces that transform into blank card with comment, restored card back in deck
Transcornered 2
Jeff Busby Into the 4th Dimension... and Beyond
  • "Card Warp" (Roy Walton)
Into the 4th Dimension... and Beyond 3
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored
Card Cavalcade II 107
Karl Fulves Solid State torn card quarters used for matrix, coins from hand to hand, then card restores
Methods with Cards — Part 1 44
Karl Fulves Torn And Quartered signed card torn in half is restored after some topological stunts with another openly slitted card, half slit remains
Methods with Cards — Part 2 112
Paul Harris, Patrick Snowden "Jigsaw" transpo with signed card, signed card is torn up, matrix with torn pieces, restoration
Variations Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 21
Rick Johnsson Charley's Aunt signed, tabled
Practical Impossibilities 97
Karrell Fox "Rip-Off" card located behind back, then torn, pieces vanish except one piece, rest restored in deck
Related toVariations
  • Tom Mullica
Clever.... Like a Fox 59
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-off Torn-and-restored card with only one card used, 3/4 restoration
VariationsAlso published here SuperMagic 63
Karrell Fox The "Signa-Tare" Card Illusion card signed on face and torn face-up into quarters, restores except for one fitting quarter
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 8) 1
John C. Wagner Torn and Restored Card single card torn in four pieces and restored except one corner, inspired by Paul Harris' "Rip Off"
Related to 7 Secrets 1
John C. Wagner Matrix Torn and Restored Card matrix with torn quarters, restoration climax
Variations 7 Secrets 12
Bob Stencel, Archie Mcintyre, Bill Nagler Rip It Up two selected card, on turns over several times in the deck, the card is signed and torn and changes to second selection, duplicate
Related to Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8) 562
John F. Mendoza The Ultimate Torn and Restored Card signed on front and back, torn into eighth and restored, last corner restored as well
  • Restoration of the Torn Corner
The Book of John 86
Arturo de Ascanio La "Carta Rota" de Marlo y Le Paul signed, with one piece not restored
Inspired byAlso published here La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 2 23
Richard Kaufman Pickin' Up The Pieces with a last corner restoration
Inspired by CardMagic 86
Walt Lees Stranger Than Fiction
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 1) 623
Dennis Sargent Rip It Up no duplicate
Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2) 641
Bernard Bilis Torn Card exploiting optical illusion
French Pasteboards 51
Edward Marlo The Torn and Fully Restored Card signed
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 219
Gene Maze Ripped and Restored with Mene-Teckel/Menetekel
The Gene Maze Card Book 37
Ben Harris Simplified Matrix card torn in quarters, they assemble in matrix fashion, then card is restored
Inspired by For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 15
Don England Flashtoration inspired by Flash Newspaper Restorations
Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 17
Don England 10% Flashtoration corner torn off and restored
Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 25
Gary Ouellet Threshold signed torn and restored card with matching corner, the Threshold principle
Threshold 28
Karl Fulves Midnite Torn Card corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct card, posed as problem
Variations Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
Derek Dingle The Complete Torn and Restored Card final "proof corner" is restored at the end
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 178
Jerry K. Hartman Whole In One torn in half and restored, signed
Best of Friends 404
Father Cyprian Torn and Restored Card card sewn together with "invisible thread"
T.V. Card Rise 7
Ivor Notion Card Problem Solution card signed on front and back is torn and restored
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 326
Stephen Tucker Jigsaw torn and restored card, four indices, corner can be selected which matches restored card
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 11
Michael D. Pettitt Solutions - Card Problem card signed on both cards is torn and restored
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17) 325
Colin Linn The Torn Up Switch two selections, one reverses several times, then torn and restored transpo with other selection
Related to Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 19) 368
Stephen Tucker Ambidextrous no extra card needed
Related to Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1144
Doug Bennett Twilight Restoration "A torn card and its mirrored image become one", with mirror
A Close-Up Kinda Guy 85
Stephen Tucker The Taleheart torn in half among several other cards
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 47
David Britland Tearing a Lady in Two two cards folded along two different axis and put in Card Warp configuration, torn in two, inner piece restores
Inspired by Tearing a Lady in Two 1
Father Cyprian Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card signed card is torn into four pieces, flash restoration
Inspired by Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card 1
Karl Fulves Sand Trap ideas posed as a problem:
  • small packet counted, quarter card appears within packet, on next count half card, and so on until full card
  • also in reverse as vanish
  • cannibals
  • quarters assemble and restore
  • progressive unprinting (Sam Schwartz)
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 39
Ben Harris Prime-Hole-Card card torn in half, restores (bluff), then center torn out, rest torn into four pieces which become eight pieces
  • Part One. The Torn and Restored Sequence
  • Part Two. The Shatter Climax
Prime Hole Card 3
Lenny Greenfader, Dr. Ken Louis Spinning Heal away from deck
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 933
Roy Walton I'd Give My Right Hand apparently two cards are torn, elmsley count to show it, selection will restore
Related to Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1202
David Williamson Torn and Restored Transposition
Also published here Striking Magic 6
Bob Stencel Once Torn, Twice Restored first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection, double facer
Related to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 328
Danny Korem, Paul Harris Solo Card Restoration using only one card, except final corner
Korem without Limits 120
Frederick Braue Torn and Restored Location pieces change into selection (1959)
Inspired by
  • Hull's Torn & Restored Card
Related to
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 16
Ted Biet Tear-N-Restore using interesting gimmick to get rid of pieces
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 1225
Karrell Fox Rip Off
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 1227
Les Scheyer Suckerip
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 1228
Gaëtan Bloom The World's Best 2-Card Tricks two cards signed by performer and spectator, torn up, oil and water phase with pieces, one card restored
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 1273
Jay Sankey The Cardboard Contortionists torn into quarters, fuse back together
Related to Sankey Panky 97
Gaëtan Bloom S.T.O.W.R.C.T. - The Signed, Torn, Oil, Water, Restored, Card Trick One red, one black card torn into several pieces and mixed. Red and black pieces separate, and one of the card restores.
Gaetan Bloom 86 18
Meir Yedid Born Again Card stand up, frontal version
Also published here Stage Stuff 43
Randy Tanner No Quarter "odd backed"
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 1323
Meir Yedid Demolition rolled card is torn and restored
Meir Yedid's Card Animations 23
José Carroll Torn Ambition ambitious card has a corner torn off, is torn and restored at the end (minus corner)
Related to 52 Lovers 65
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #3 several cards torn in half and paper-clipped together, chosen pair is put in glass and restores
Interlocutor (Issue 49) 226
Ben Harris Mid-Air Restoration on deck as several pieces are tossed in air
Inspired by Off the Wall 95
Karrell Fox The E.C. Card in Wallet card torn, pieces vanish except one, restored card in wallet
My Latest Book 104
Edward Marlo Ultra Torn & Restored Card joker is torn and restored except missing corner, no deck used, two methods
Related toAlso published here
  • The New Tops, May 1967
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 275
Edward Marlo Propelled Lapping Restoration quarters on left fingers, right hand covers and card is restored without creases
Related to
  • "Propelled Lapping" (Ed Marlo, New Jinx, June 1965)
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 281
Harry Lorayne Not quite perfect Torn & Restored Card
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1597
Jerry Sadowitz The Healers unusual method
Cards on the Table 42
David Williamson Torn & Restored Transposition
Related toVariationsAlso published here Williamson's Wonders 72
Howard Wurst Midnite Card Trick corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct card
Inspired by Prototype 30
Father Cyprian Fr. Cyprian's Solution corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct card
Inspired by Prototype 33
Bob Hirsch Holed Up punched Holes Heal up
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 9) 1971
Stephen Tucker Simplex Tear & Revelation
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 2) 1893
Stephen Tucker Two for the Price of One
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 4) 1911
Meir Yedid Wiederhergestellte Karte stand up, frontal version
Also published here Meir Yedid 14
Tony Cachadiña The Torn Card one piece handed to spectator
Lecture Notes 3
Felix Farrell Torn and Restored signed card torn in half and restored
Hardcore 134
Stephen Tucker Simplex Torn and Restored Card and Double Revelation cards is revealed by tearing card, then pieces are restored to become second selection
New Close-Up Lecture 3
Andrea Baioni Torn and Quartered with twisting interlud with torn quarters
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 7) 2094
Stephen Tucker Quartear only one quarter is torn away and bluff-restored
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 8) 2110
Jack Carpenter Torn, Torn, and Restored get-in
Inspired by Modus Operandi 77
Joe Rindfleisch Connect Four four pieces, signed
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 8) 2250
Richard Bartram, Jr. Torn and Reborn Card torn quarters held in hand, card fan waved of them and card restores, duplicate
Card File 16
Richard Bartram, Jr. French Restoration with the French Change
Mystification 58
Paul Harris, Tommy Wonder, Christian Scherer The Ultimate Ripp-Off
Inspired by Falschgeld-Test 9
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored - A Versatile Idea handling the torn pieces
Inspired by Close-Up File 49
Darwin Ortiz The Marker
Cardshark 76
Chad Long Torn & Kinda Restored three selections, selection found and torn up, pieces change to second selection, restores and changes to third selection, impromptu
Inspired by The Lost Cheesy Notebooks — Volume Two 11
John Carney Method Two spellbound restoration
Torn & Restored 4
John Carney Method Three with deck in hand
Torn & Restored 6
John Carney Method Four with deck in hand
Torn & Restored 7
John Carney Other Approaches four ideas
Torn & Restored 8
John Riggs Other Ideas with the Cold Fold
  • color change
  • torn and restored card
The Magic of John Riggs 34
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card
Great Tricks Revisited 70
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores
Torn & Restored 2
John Carney Bonus Effect pile of pieces dumped on table, one card restored from it, then all pieces restored to packet of cards
Inspired by Torn & Restored 10
Tommy Wonder Post-Ultimate Rip-Off
  • Counting
  • Flash Restoration
  • The Complete Restoration
  • Ringing in the Gaff
  • Ringing in the Humanity
Inspired byRelated toVariations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 90
Looy Simonoff Looy's Convincer
Inspired by The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 116
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-Off no extra pieces, restoration except corner
Related toAlso published here The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 113
Paul Harris Ultimate Rip-Off - Dancing with the Last Piece restoring the final piece
The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 119
Michael Kaminskas Restored on the deck
Related to
  • Alexander de Cova's Flash Restoration
Miracle Material 12
Peter Duffie, Charles T. Jordan, Dick Zimmerman Jumbo Jeopardy signed jumbo card torn into quarters, one quarter under wallet, other quarters put under other jumbo cards on table, those vanish and card is restored under wallet
Untold 4
Ellis Stanyon The Envelope Restores a Burnt Card No. 11, back-to-back envelope
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 219
Ellis Stanyon The Reunited Card No. 29, card cut into four pieces, thrown in air and the restore visible, flap construction that unfolds by itself
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 174
Ellis Stanyon The "Torn Corner" Card No. 42, corner visually restores, two constructions
Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 182
Eugene Burger Torn Card corner is torn of and then restored featuring a corner switch
Mastering the Art of Magic 51
Simon Lovell Granama spectator's name written on card and turn up with one letter per piece to make anagrams, then restored
Son of Simon Says! 63
Don England Holy Tear! ala Chocolate Coin
Don England's Paradox 104
Mark Lewis Torn and Restored Card
The Long and the Short of it 31
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Insoluble Impromptu ring to inside playing card which was torn and restored before
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 131
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Three Powers three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 146
Dan Garrett Torn and Re-Born corner torn off card, rest torn in tiny pieces and dropped in envelope, when opened again the card is restored, corner now initialed, rest torn again in pieces and pieces put in purse, when purse is opened it has a folded business card inside with "look in the envelope" where the restored card now is, laminated in plastic, Gaetan Bloom's Intercessor
2002 — The Last Palindrome 13
William Duncan Billy The Vampire Slayer
Inspired by Tubthumping 22
Arturo de Ascanio The Torn and Restored Card of Marlo and Le Paul signed, with one piece not restored
Inspired byAlso published here The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 147
Dani DaOrtiz Restoration (Flash - pocket) signed card torn, pieces pocketed, immediately restored card removed from pocket
Card Cemetery 15
Dani DaOrtiz Restoration (Flash - Deck Card Case) signed card torn, pieces put in case, immediately restored card shaken out of case
Card Cemetery 16
Dani DaOrtiz Plas! signed card restored between hands except corner, lapping
Card Cemetery 31
Dani DaOrtiz Instant Recomposition card torn into quarters, visibly restored
Card Cemetery 40
Dani DaOrtiz Matrix Restored card torn in quarters, chink-a-chink with pieces, then card restores itself at once
  • Restored Move (quarters picked up and card instantly restored)
Related to Card Cemetery 20
Dani DaOrtiz It is not a torn and restored card "Trilogy of the Double Tearing Move - Impromptu"
method to get a duplicate torn corner, see following applications
Card Cemetery 25
Dani DaOrtiz Unique Williamson's routine with four selection, card changes with each restoration phase
Inspired by Card Cemetery 32
Charlie Miller, Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Card
Inspired by Secret Agenda (Issue May 29) 160
Rich Aviles An Ending for Torn & Restored Card
Related to Above the Fold 72
Román García La Carta Escupida torn corner travels between Jokers on the table, then card visibly is restored
Nanomagias 15
Karl Fulves Table Talk spectator divines card chosen under table, apparently a corner is torn off and restored for the rest of the audience
Prolix (Issue 9) 607
David Acer Mad Card Disease 2.0 card torn into quarters, index corners transposes with non-index corners repeatedly, then restore
Inspired byRelated to
  • "Miracle Mates" (Bob Bell, marketed by Micky Hades, 1963)
More Power to You 49
Ricky Smith The Bear Trick card travels to case but torn up, pieces restored
Also published here Nothing as it Seems 40
Roberto Giobbi Straightforward Torn-and-Restored Card signed, pieces wrapped in handkerchief
Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 6) 8
Ricky Smith The Bear Trick card travels to case but torn up, pieces restored
Also published here Threeve 28
Ricky Smith The Runcible Card Trick accidentally torn card is put away and spectator selects it again from deck, then it turns out to be paperclipped card from beginning
Inspired by
  • "Torn & Restored Card" (Bill Woodfield, Michael Skinner's Professional Close-Up Magic)
  • "#*@!" (Jay Sankey, 1990)
Threeve 36
Yves Carbonnier La Quêteuse de Table torn card is restored inside a card pyramid
Inspired by Grand Livre de Cartomagie 136