261 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Torn & Restored / At once
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Restoration in Card Box prop
1876 136
The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained
1876 139
The Torn-Card Trick torn corner, then complete restoration, card box prop
1889 163
The Mechanical "Torn Card" last corner visibly restores
1889 166
Die neue Eckkarte corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores
Related toAlso published here 1896 138
Die mechanische Eckkarte corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Related toAlso published here 1896 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 1896 210
Die Eckkarten "Mechanische Karten"
corner torn off, shot back and it visibly restores, mechanical
Also published here July 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 11)
165
Die Eckkarten second method, corner torn off, thrown back and it visibly restores
Also published here Aug. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12)
177
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)
1897 83
The Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears
Related to 1897 239
The Improved Torn Corner Card torn corner visibly reappears, can be examined
Related to 1897 241
The Reunited Card card cut into four pieces, restores itself when thrown in air
1897 263
Die neue Eckkarte corner visually restores itself, black art corner on thread
June 1901
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
May 1904
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 1910 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 1910 196
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine magische Restauration card torn and pieces placed inside a card box, card is restored, with matching corner
1927 110
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine vom Zuschauer zerrissene Karte wieder ganz zu machen torn card in envelope is found restored, with missing corner proof
1930 83
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
1932 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
1933 22
Jean Hugard The Torn and Restored Card, Using a Borrowed Deck
1935 99
Laurie Ireland The Automatic Jig Saw Puzzle Worker using P&L nickle Card Box
1935
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation")
3
Theodore Annemann The Card Doctor
1937 24
Russell Prunier The Mutilated Card card is "magically" restored with adhesive tape
Related to Jan. 1937
The Jinx (Issue 28)
174
Stephen Simpson Corner Restored
Apr. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 43)
294
Theodore Annemann The Card Doctor
1939 13
Ein Kartenkunststück corner is torn from card and visibly restores, corner appears on card
1939
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
10
The Torn and Restored Card double facer, thumb tip
1940 359
The Torn and Restored Card with a borrowed deck stranger card
Related to 1940 362
Eddie Joseph Card Resurrection selection torn and card at named position noted, torn card restores into noted card and original restored selection is at named position
1942 22
Eddie Joseph The Sensational Card Restoration card torn in quarters and restored in spectator's hand except for one quarter which fits, then whole card restored
1942 58
Neal Elias Torn Corner Card Trick torn pieces vanish, card restored reversed in deck
1946 12
Lu Brent Novel Card and Cigarette Trick card torn in quarters and placed inside handkerchief, corner travels to cigarette and rest is found restored
Apr. 1946
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 3 No. 11)
213
George G. Kaplan The Kaplan Torn and Restored Card restored card is strung on a ribbon in an envelope
1948 137
Paul LePaul Impromptu Torn And Restored Card except one quarter, restored card minus corner shoots out when deck is riffled
Variations 1949 161
U. F. Grant Grant's Torn Card Trick with matching corner as proof
Jan. 1949 12
Bill Simon The Card That Went to Pieces spectator tears index corner off a card, performer tears rest of card into pieces by accident, rolls them up and rubber-bands them, the vanish except rubber band, card minus corner is restored reversed in center
1950 24
Edward Marlo The Torn Card Trick except one quarter, restored card minus corner shoots out when deck is riffled, see page 196 for credits
  • First Method
  • Second Method
Inspired byVariations 1953 178
Edward Marlo Anytime two methods
1953 186
Edward Marlo The Torn Joker performer wants to find selection but finds Joker twice, then tears it up, Joker is found again and torn pieces of Joker are shown to be selection
Related to Dec. 1956
Ibidem (Issue 8)
8
Jerry Andrus Torn Card one of three cards is torn and restored, pieces lapped
1957 4
Charlie Miller The Torn Card seated, direct
Related toVariations 1961 22
Hubert Lambert Phoenix Phantastique card is torn and put in napkin which is lighted, card it is reproduced in a flash
Sep. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 361)
271
Don Tanner Tearing a Woman in Half torn card restores inside a card box
1962
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
50
P. Howard Lyons P. Howard Lyons Routine selection vanishes from card box and other card appears on its place, selection is found reversed in the deck, is torn and finally restored in the card box
1962
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
54
John Gannaway New Wrinkles for Torn Cards creased card, missing peace is not a corner
1964
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1963-64)
70
Karl Fulves Quartet selection in envelope, both torn, envelope restored, then card inside
Jan. 1966 16
George de Ghetto Four from Eight solution with restoration finish
Inspired by Dec. 1966 69
Carl Sten Signature Torn and Restored corner proof
1969 159
Ace Gorham Pull Yourself Together
1969 21
Edward Marlo, Ralph W. Hull Fingertip Tear no duplicate
1970 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 Oct. 1970 369
Clark Wirthlin Signed, Sealed, & Delivered with one missing piece, put in plastic bag and envelope, plastic bag is vacuum packed, with toy iron
1971
Magick (Issue 22)
107
Eugene Laurant Torn and Restored Card pieces transform into bill, matching corner
1972 102
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Torn Card Effect No. 135, with a double, no details
Related to 1972 37
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Note No. 183, torn and restored card with card at freely counted-to position
Variations 1972 45
Double Backer Torn And Restored Card Variation No. 473
Related to 1972 132
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
1973 2
Jeff Busby Into the 4th Dimension... and Beyond
Variations
  • "Card Warp" (Roy Walton)
1973 3
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored
1974 107
Karl Fulves Solid State torn card quarters used for matrix, coins from hand to hand, then card restores
1975 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
1975 112
Paul Harris, Patrick Snowden "Jigsaw" transpo with signed card, signed card is torn up, matrix with torn pieces, restoration
Variations 1976 21
Karrell Fox "Rip-Off" card located behind back, then torn, pieces vanish except one piece, rest restored in deck
Related toVariations 1976 59
Rick Johnsson Charley's Aunt signed, tabled
1976 97
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-off Torn-and-restored card with only one card used, 3/4 restoration
VariationsAlso published here 1977 63
Karrell Fox The "Signa-Tare" Card Illusion card signed on face and torn face-up into quarters, restores except for one fitting quarter
1977
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 byRelated to 1978 1
John C. Wagner Matrix Torn and Restored Card matrix with torn quarters, restoration climax
Variations 1978 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 Apr. 1978
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
1978 86
Arturo de Ascanio La "Carta Rota" de Marlo y Le Paul signed, with one piece not restored
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1978 23
Richard Kaufman Pickin' Up The Pieces with a last corner restoration
Inspired by 1979 86
Walt Lees Stranger Than Fiction
Inspired by Jan. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 1)
623
Dennis Sargent Rip It Up no duplicate
Inspired by Feb. 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 2)
641
Bernard Bilis Torn Card exploiting optical illusion
1980 51
Edward Marlo The Torn and Fully Restored Card signed
1980 219
Gene Maze Ripped and Restored with Mene-Teckel/Menetekel
1980 37
Ben Harris Simplified Matrix card torn in quarters, they assemble in matrix fashion, then card is restored
Inspired by 1980 15
Ken De Courcy The Clever Lady Trick three cards chosen, one remembered, all cards torn in quarters, performer does same, all pieces tossed in change bag, spectator removes four pieces, they make up selection, it is restored in bag
Inspired by
  • marketed George Blake effect
1980 45
Steve Dusheck Cornography corner torn off, it visibly restored
Also published here 1980 ca. 14
Don England Flashtoration inspired by Flash Newspaper Restorations
1981 17
Don England 10% Flashtoration corner torn off and restored
1981 25
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 1981
Interlocutor (Issue 46)
183
Gary Ouellet Threshold signed torn and restored card with matching corner, the Threshold principle
1981 28
Jack Hughes Double Television Frame torn pieces between two sheets of glass, card is visibly restored
1981 87
Derek Dingle The Complete Torn and Restored Card final "proof corner" is restored at the end
1982 178
Jerry K. Hartman Whole In One torn in half and restored, signed
Also published here 1982 404
Father Cyprian Torn and Restored Card card sewn together with "invisible thread"
1982 7
Michael D. Pettitt Solutions - Card Problem card signed on both cards is torn and restored
Inspired by Sep. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17)
325
Ivor Notion Card Problem Solution card signed on front and back is torn and restored
Sep. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17)
326
Colin Linn The Torn Up Switch two selections, one reverses several times, then torn and restored transpo with other selection
Related to Nov. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 19)
368
Stephen Tucker Jigsaw torn and restored card, four indices, corner can be selected which matches restored card
1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas))
11
Eugene Burger Torn Card corner is torn of and then restored featuring a corner switch
Also published here 1982 81
Stephen Tucker Ambidextrous no extra card needed
Related to Sep. 1983
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 12)
1144
Doug Bennett Twilight Restoration "A torn card and its mirrored image become one", with mirror
1983 85
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 byVariations 1983 1
Stephen Tucker The Taleheart torn in half among several other cards
1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3)
47
Father Cyprian Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card signed card is torn into four pieces, flash restoration
Inspired byRelated to 1983 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)
Variations 1983 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
1983 3
Lenny Greenfader, Dr. Ken Louis Spinning Heal away from deck
June 1984
Apocalypse (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 Feb. 1984
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4)
1202
David Williamson Torn and Restored Transposition
Also published here 1984 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 Autumn 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33)
328
Danny Korem, Paul Harris Solo Card Restoration using only one card, except final corner
1985 120
Frederick Braue Torn and Restored Location pieces change into selection (1959)
Inspired by
  • Hull's Torn & Restored Card
Related to
1985 16
Ted Biet Tear-N-Restore using interesting gimmick to get rid of pieces
July 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 7)
1225
Karrell Fox Rip Off
July 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 7)
1227
Les Scheyer Suckerip
July 1986
Apocalypse (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
Nov. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 11)
1273
Jay Sankey The Cardboard Contortionists torn into quarters, fuse back together
Related to 1986 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
1986 18
Meir Yedid Born Again Card stand up, frontal version
Also published here 1986 43
David Britland, Ron Dowse Lady Notes updated handling, with tip by Michael Weber
Inspired by 1986 19
Randy Tanner No Quarter "odd backed"
Mar. 1987
Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 3)
1323
Meir Yedid Demolition rolled card is torn and restored
1987 23
Pat Conway The Card and Cigarette Case torn and restored card in metal cigarette case, first minus one quarter, then fully
Inspired by 1987 31
José Carroll Torn Ambition ambitious card has a corner torn off, is torn and restored at the end (minus corner)
Related toAlso published here 1988 65
Karl Fulves Non-Working Trix #3 several cards torn in half and paper-clipped together, chosen pair is put in glass and restores
1988
Interlocutor (Issue 49)
226
Karrell Fox The E.C. Card in Wallet card torn, pieces vanish except one, restored card in wallet
1988 104
Ben Harris Mid-Air Restoration on deck as several pieces are tossed in air
Inspired by 1988 95
Edward Marlo Ultra Torn & Restored Card joker is torn and restored except missing corner, no deck used, two methods
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, May 1967
1988 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)
1988 281
René Lavand My Grand Illusion
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 92
Peter Wilker Holiday on Magic post card is torn and placed inside paper tube, tube is pierced with large nail and card is found restored on nail, with corner as proof
1988
Magische Blätter (Vol. 2 No. 6)
8
Jerry Sadowitz The Healers unusual method
1989 42
Harry Lorayne Not quite perfect Torn & Restored Card
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 2)
1597
David Williamson Torn & Restored Transposition
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1989 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 1989 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 1989 33
Father Cyprian The Act four cards chosen and signed by four spectators
  • Part I: Torn and Restored Card (first selection torn and flash-restored, "Nostalgia Torn & Restored Card")
  • Part II: Card Stab (other three selections replaced, two found by stabbing the paper-wrapped deck with a dagger)
  • Part III: Card in Wallet (last card found in wallet)
Related to 1989 1
Rick Silberman Torn and Restored Card "Sibelman", card torn in quarters and restored, no extra cards
Sep. 1990
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 5)
8
Tony Cachadiña The Torn Card one piece handed to spectator
Also published here Dec. 1990
Opus (Vol. 3 No. 7)
9
Stephen Tucker Simplex Tear & Revelation
Feb. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 2)
1893
Stephen Tucker Two for the Price of One
Apr. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 4)
1911
Robert Hirsch Holed Up punched Holes Heal up
Sep. 1991
Apocalypse (Vol. 14 No. 9)
1971
Meir Yedid Wiederhergestellte Karte stand up, frontal version
Also published here 1991 14
Tony Cachadiña The Torn Card one piece handed to spectator
Also published here 1991 3
Felix Farrell Torn and Restored signed card torn in half and restored
1991 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
1991 3
Jerry K. Hartman Whole in One torn in half and restored, signed
Also published here 1991 622
Alexander de Cova Flash-Restauration card torn into quarters which are placed on tabled deck, flat hand hits deck and card is restored instantly except one corner, last corner with band-aid à la Tommy Wonder
Inspired by
  • "Ocular T&R" (Dan Huffman, Linking Ring, Vol. 66 No. 2, Feb. 1986, p. 76)
Related toVariationsAlso published here
1991 1
Alexander de Cova Flash-Restauration II handling with signed card
Inspired by 1991 5
Tabby "Tabman" Crabb Torn card located behind back, then torn, pieces vanish except one piece, rest restored in deck, same as Karrell Fox's
Related toVariations Mar./Apr. 1991
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 4)
32
Andrea Baioni Torn and Quartered with twisting interlud with torn quarters
July 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 7)
2094
Stephen Tucker Quartear only one quarter is torn away and bluff-restored
Related to Aug. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 8)
2110
Jack Carpenter Torn, Torn, and Restored get-in
Inspired by 1992 77
Steve Dusheck Cornography corner torn off, it visibly restored
Also published here 1992 107
Karrell Fox, Tom Mullica Karrell's Kaput Kard card located behind back, then torn, pieces vanish except one piece, rest restored in deck
Inspired by 1992 102
Tom Mullica Mullica's Complete Restoration Finale pieces of torn card visibly restore
1992 104
Joe Rindfleisch Connect Four four pieces, signed
Aug. 1993
Apocalypse (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
1993 16
Richard Bartram, Jr. French Restoration with the French Change
1993 58
René Lavand My Grand Illusion
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 163
Paul Harris, Tommy Wonder, Christian Scherer The Ultimate Ripp-Off
Inspired by 1994 9
Jerry Mentzer Torn and Restored - A Versatile Idea handling the torn pieces
Inspired by 1994 49
Yves Carbonnier Phantom Torn and Restored Card torn card is restored folded inside a card pyramid
Related toAlso published here Aug. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 12)
59
Darwin Ortiz The Marker
Inspired by 1995 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 1995 11
Robert Parrish, Oscar Weigle The Immortal Card Trick sequence with open prediction, card in the envelope, torn & restored card
1995 70
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores
Also published here 1995 2
John Carney Method Two spellbound restoration
Also published here 1995 4
John Carney Method Three with deck in hand
Also published here 1995 6
John Carney Method Four with deck in hand
Also published here 1995 7
John Carney Other Approaches four ideas
Also published here 1995 8
John Carney Bonus Effect pile of pieces dumped on table, one card restored from it, then all pieces restored to packet of cards
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 10
John Riggs Other Ideas with the Cold Fold
  • color change
  • torn and restored card
1995 34
Aldo Colombini Torn-Ado card torn into quarters is restored when fan is waved over hand with pieces
1995 29
Aldo Colombini One, Two, Three four cards removed, one of them is the selection, they are folded in half and torn, the selection restores and changes back color
Inspired by
  • Stephen Tucker effect
Related toAlso published here
  • Linking Ring
1995 31
Robert E. Neale Real Jokers Joker folded in quarters turns inside out, then torn and restored except one quarter
Inspired byAlso published here 1995 106
Terry Lunceford Silly Is As Silly Does Two of Clubs selected, performer finds Three of Clubs, then tears out center pip, mutilated card changes into Two and is then restored
Related to Sep. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
62
Alexander de Cova Flash Restoration card torn into quarters which are placed on tabled deck, flat hand hits deck and card is restored instantly except one corner
Also published here Oct. 1995
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 2)
72
Tommy Wonder Post-Ultimate Rip-Off
  • Counting
  • Flash Restoration
  • The Complete Restoration
  • Ringing in the Gaff
  • Ringing in the Humanity
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1996 90
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-Off no extra pieces, restoration except corner
Related toAlso published here 1996 113
Looy Simonoff Looy's Convincer
Inspired by 1996 116
Paul Harris Ultimate Rip-Off - Dancing with the Last Piece restoring the final piece
1996 119
Michael Kaminskas Restored on the deck
Related to 1996 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
1996 4
Ray Kosby Half Right half card sticks out of deck, when pulled out it is whole again
Apr. 1996
The Lemniscate (Vol. 2 No. 11)
4
Walter Rollins Technicolor Torn Card card signed on face, one quarter torn off, rest torn in pieces and put in case, card restored, corner has odd back
Variations Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
67
Mike Rogers Rogers Method card signed on face, one quarter torn off, rest torn in pieces and put in case, card restored, corner has odd back
Inspired by Jan. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 5)
68
Frank Zak Restoration Fuse two cards removed, one signed by performer and one by spectator, both torn into quarters, they restore into one double faced card
Feb. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 6)
68
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
1999 174
Ellis Stanyon The "Torn Corner" Card No. 42, corner visually restores, two constructions
1999 182
Ellis Stanyon The Envelope Restores a Burnt Card No. 11, back-to-back envelope
1999 219
Carey Heim Impossible Closer wrong card torn, pieces change into correct card which is restored
Inspired by 1999 297
Eugene Burger Torn Card corner is torn of and then restored featuring a corner switch
Also published here 2000 51
Kenton Knepper Torn and Restored #1 only one card used
Variations Apr. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 2)
2032
Allen Zingg Ton, Kenton, & Zingg combination of Knepper's "Torn & Restored #1" and Tongs "Danny's Bill Warp"
Inspired by Dec. 2000
Pabular (Vol. 9 No. 4)
2058
Simon Lovell Granama spectator's name written on card and turn up with one letter per piece to make anagrams, then restored
2000 63
Ben Harris Wink Wink Two cards torn, one card is restored completely, the other restores and disintegrates. Presentation about entropy and time. Extension of Hoodwink by Ben Harris
Related to 2000 32
Jeff Sheridan Tearing Up DeLand card chosen, it is torn up and quarters placed in center of deck, deck is spread and card is seen restored
Variations Mar. 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 3)
73
Helge Thun AngeEckt signed card is torn and pieces vanish minus one corner, restored card found reversed in deck, repeat with full restoration
Also published here 2000 13
Helge Thun Lückenbüßer visual restoration of the final corner after a torn & restored effect with visible signature, on the deck, hinged corner gaff
Also published here 2000 20
Barry Price Torn-Stapled-Restored! except one quarter, loose pieces are stapled together as gag, restored card minus corner shoots out when deck is riffled
Inspired by 2000 1
Barry Price Price's Protean Pack whole deck shrinks to miniature deck (with rise-rise-rise) as ending of a torn/restored routine, hollowed-out solid deck of cards
2000 46
Don England Holy Tear! ala Chocolate Coin
2001 104
Mark Lewis Torn and Restored Card
2001 31
Hiroyuki Sakai Celebrity Torn and Restored Card one end of card signed by spectator and one by performer, torn in half and restored
Inspired by
  • "Hoodwink" (Kenton Knepper, Ben Harris)
Also published here
July 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 7)
52
Brandon Burton Hole and Restored Card hole torn out of folded signed card, card is restored
Nov./Dec. 2001
Mr. Gadfly (Vol. 1 No. 4)
11
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Insoluble Impromptu ring to inside playing card which was torn and restored before
Also published here 2002 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 2002 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 13
Karl Hein Heinstein's Dream
  • The Effect
  • The Setup
    • The Adhesive
    • The Preparation
  • The Method
    • The Selection Process
    • The Folding Procedure
    • The Tearing Procedure
    • The Restoration
      • In the Spectator's Hands
      • The Flash Appearance Restoration
      • Piece by Piece Restoration
  • The Clean Up
  • Presentation
2002 1
Charlie Frye Eccentricks card torn in half, flashy restoration
Sep. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 1)
118
P. Howard Lyons Confusion selected card placed in flap box changes, selection appears reversed in deck and is torn up and placed in box where it restores
Jan. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 1)
77
William Duncan Billy The Vampire Slayer
Inspired by 2005 22
Arturo de Ascanio The Torn and Restored Card of Marlo and Le Paul signed, with one piece not restored
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 147
Michael Daniels Oops! card is torn and restores in spectator's hand into mis-made configuration, "Oops Deck"
Related to Feb. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 1)
22
Manuel Montes Rota y recompuesta a lo Charlie Miller
Inspired by 2007
El Manuscrito (Vol. 1 No. 2)
25
Miguel Gómez La carta rota y recompuesta card torn in quarters, restores when pushed through hand
2007 190
Dani DaOrtiz Restoration (Flash - pocket) signed card torn, pieces pocketed, immediately restored card removed from pocket
2008 15
Dani DaOrtiz Restoration (Flash - Deck Card Case) signed card torn, pieces put in case, immediately restored card shaken out of case
2008 16
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 2008 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
2008 25
Dani DaOrtiz Plas! signed card restored between hands except corner, lapping
2008 31
Dani DaOrtiz Unique Williamson's routine with four selection, card changes with each restoration phase
Inspired by 2008 32
Dani DaOrtiz Instant Recomposition card torn into quarters, visibly restored
2008 40
Harry Lorayne Not Quite Perfect Torn & Restored Card
Also published here Mar. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 3)
23
Guy Hollingworth Torn & Restored Card
  • Method 1 (ditch with magnet in sleeve)
  • Method 2 (ditch with pull)
Oct. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 10)
32
Guy Hollingworth Method for the Torn and Restored Card torn business card restores in flash
Dec. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12)
23
Hiroshi Sawa Alien signed card placed in case, it appears in the hands, is torn and restored
Dec. 2008
Genii (Vol. 71 No. 12)
108
Allan Slaight Seden-Tear-Y initialed card restored except torn corner, then corner as well, method to make two duplicate tears
Inspired by
  • Wilbur Kattner, Linking Ring, Feb. 1945
2008 52
Robert E. Neale Real Jokers Joker folded in quarters turns inside out, then torn and restored except one quarter
Also published here 2009 106
Rich Aviles An Ending for Torn & Restored Card
Related to 2010 72
Charlie Miller, Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Card
Inspired by 2010
Secret Agenda (Issue May 29)
160
Román García La Carta Escupida torn corner travels between Jokers on the table, then card visibly is restored
2010 15
Steve Shufton Co-Signed card signed on back by performer and on face by spectator, cut and restored
  • Making it Even Stronger
2010 227
Karl Fulves Table Talk spectator divines card chosen under table, apparently a corner is torn off and restored for the rest of the audience
2011
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)
2011 49
Alexander de Cova Torn & Restored Jumbo Card using cloth pin switch, corner subtlety
2013 26
Hiroyuki Sakai Celebrity Torn and Restored Card one end of card signed by spectator and one by performer, torn in half and restored
Inspired by
  • "Hoodwink" (Kenton Knepper, Ben Harris)
Also published here
2013 50
Ricky Smith The Bear Trick card travels to case but torn up, pieces restored
Also published here 2015 40
Alexander de Cova Flash-Restauration card torn into quarters which are placed on tabled deck, flat hand hits deck and card is restored instantly
Inspired by
  • "Ocular T&R" (Dan Huffman, Linking Ring, Vol. 66 No. 2, Feb. 1986, p. 76)
Also published here
2015 109
Roberto Giobbi Straightforward Torn-and-Restored Card signed, pieces wrapped in handkerchief
2016
Hidden Agenda (Issue Jan 6)
8
Ricky Smith The Bear Trick card travels to case but torn up, pieces restored
Also published here 2017 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
  • "#*@!" (Jay Sankey, 1990)
  • "Torn & Restored Card" (Bill Woodfield, Michael Skinner's Professional Close-Up Magic)
Also published here
2017 36
Yves Carbonnier La Quêteuse de Table torn card is restored inside a card pyramid
Inspired byAlso published here 2019 136
John Byng Quick Rip selection is initialed on both sides, torn into fourths and instantly restored
Feb. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 2)
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José Carroll Torn Ambition ambitious card has a corner torn off, is torn and restored at the end (minus corner)
Also published here 2019 122
Peter Gröning Once Torn, Twice Restored brief outline for routine in which signed card is restored except last quarter, then whole card
2020 80
Jeff Prace Fuze
  • Left-Handed
corner torn off a card, rest folded up, corner vanishes and is found re-attached to card
June 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 6)
56
Nancy Colwell War and Peace torn card restores in spectator's fist
July 2021
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Special Chicago Issue #1)
25
Steve Reynolds T & R Card - You Want to Be Famous? using only one card, restoration except one quarter
Inspired by 2021
Output (Issue 15)
30
Jonathan Friedman Dedlof folded card becomes pristine without wrinkles again
Jan. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 1)
73
Benjamin Earl Restoring the Past named card signed on back is torn up and vanishes, it reappears (unsigned) on top of the deck
2021 56
Eric Hu Interactive Torn & Restored signed card and several other cards are torn in fourths, all pieces mixed up, restored folded card emerges from the mess which is the signed selection
Also published here
  • MAGIC, July 2012
2022 1130
John Carney Method One four pieces placed on deck, card visibly restores
Also published here 2022 1
John Carney Method Two spellbound restoration
Also published here 2022 6
John Carney Method Three with deck in hand
Also published here 2022 11
John Carney Method Four with deck in hand
Also published here 2022 14
John Carney Other Approaches four ideas
Also published here 2022 17
John Carney Bonus Effect pile of pieces dumped on table, one card restored from it, then all pieces restored to packet of cards
Inspired byAlso published here 2022 22
Patrik Kuffs Very First Impression card named, it is seen to have a corner cut off, card then restored
May 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 5)
812
Helge Thun AngeEckt signed card is torn and pieces vanish minus one corner, restored card found reversed in deck, repeat with full restoration
Inspired by
  • "Torn and Restored Card" (Mark Wilson's Complete Course in Magic, 1975)
Also published here
2023 18
Helge Thun Lückenbüßer visual restoration of the final corner after a torn & restored effect with visible signature, on the deck, hinged corner gaff
Also published here 2023 24
Ricky Smith The Bear Trick card travels to case but torn up, pieces restored
Also published here 2023 49
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
Also published here 2023 55
Kevin Kapinos Totally Restored: The Completely Restored Corner corner torn off selection, card travels somewhere and after checking the corner it is restored
May 2024
Genii (Vol. 87 No. 5)
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