1,559 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Card(s) to impossible Location
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How to make a Card vanish, and finde it againe in a Nut duplicate card is split and printed side slit into nut beforehand, second nut filled with ink as joke when spectator opens it
Related to 1634 19
La Carte Brûlée, qu'on Fait Trouver Dans une Montre card is selected and burnt, ashes vanish from a box and miniature card is found under glass of a watch, spectator selects among three, with assistant
1784 19
Voyage d'une carte Card in a box travel to another card in another box
1786 37
Voyage d'une carte expliqué Card in a box travel to another card in another box explained, box with flap
1786 86
A Card having been thought of, to make such Card Vanish from the Pack, and be Discovered wherever the Performer pleases twenty-seven cards, card palmed out and multiple endings suggested (pocket, transformation, on chair, ...)
1876 83
Cards to Card Drawer two cards travel into prop
1876 348
A Card found in a Cigar
1889 189
A Card found in a Candle two methods (fake or ordinary candle)
1889 189
The Crystal Frame "For the Production of a Card"
1889 237
The Black Velvet Frame "For the Production of a Card"
1889 238
To Pass a Chosen Card through the Crown of a Borrowed Hat selection appears underneath hat
1890 46
Professor Field, Frames of various kinds of Producing Cards
  • Field's Card-Frame
  • The French Card-Frame
  • The Sand Frame (attr. to "the elder Bosco")
  • The Velvet Frame and Artist's Easel
  • The Crystal Frame
1890 98
The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back
1890 118
Das glückliche Wiederfinden No. 41, card vanishes from envelope and reappears in cigar, card either forced or freely chosen with cigar index
1895 49
Photographierahmen No. 2, sand frame
1895 65
Das desertierte und wiedereingefangene Ass four Aces shown and lost in deck by spectator, one Ace disappears and travels to spectator's pocket, Diamond spot card masks as Ace with other pips covered by other Aces
Related to 1896 23
Verschwinden und Wiedererscheinen einer Karte card vanishes from deck and appears on back of spectator or performer
Related to 1896 37
Citrone und Karte burned card appears in chosen lemon
Related to 1896 39
Das mysteriöse Couvert card in nest of envelopes, free choice with envelope index
1896 49
Chemische Reparaturanstalt card marked on both ends and cut in half, one half burnt and found in nest of envelope
Related to 1896 71
Die Karte im Pokal glass goblet covered, card vanishes from deck and appears in glass
1896 81
Vingt-un Twenty-One Card Trick, but card is at the end palmed out and an envelope with a duplicate from an envelope index presented
1896 97
Die Karte in der Flasche bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Related toAlso published here 1896 142
Un Billet d'amour card chosen, letter comes from mailman from back of audience, it is transformed into selection
1896 163
Amerikanischer Kartenrahmen sand frame
Related toAlso published here 1896 180
Magische Zaubercigarre
1896 183
Der Kartenrahmen cards appear on sheet of framed glass
1896 220
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope, freely chosen card an card-in-envelope index
Related to 1896 225
Das Kartenbild burned card shot onto framed glass with pistol, card appears on glass
June 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das Verschwinden einer gezogenen Karte in ein zehnfach verschlossenes Couvert card to envelope, freely chosen card an card-in-envelope index
Related to Mar. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Der amerikanische Kartenrahmen sand frame
Also published here Apr. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 8)
"Karte in der Flasche" bottle covered and in spectator's hands, selection appears inside, folding card
Also published here May 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9)
The Lantern of Diogenes card appears in glass lantern, using an acrobatic folding card in lid
Related to 1897 73
The Attached Card selection vanishes and reappears under back of spectator's coat collar
Related toAlso published here 1897 78
The Card and Handkerchief card visibly appears attached to handkerchief
Related to 1897 89
The Card, Ribbon and Envelope selection in deck, other selection pierced an threaded on ribbon, ribbon-card changes to first selection, second selection travels to envelop
1897 106
The Card Appearing On The Bottle card appears on top of unprepared bottle, two methods
1897 112
The Card On The Table Edge card appears on rear edge of table, mechanical
1897 115
The Halved Card card cut in half, one half destroyed and rediscovered, variant in which the half is brought in theater by district messenger boy (Western Union Card Trick)
Related to 1897 130
The Cards and the Orange Tree four selections travel into orange
Related to 1897 151
The Small Card Frame two methods, sand frame and black cover cloth that is pulled out with handkerchief cover
Related to 1897 163
The Mysterious Hat two cards are divined and then travel into hat
1897 190
The Bottle Card folding card
Related to 1897 247
Francis King Die Karte im Glase card thought of and card chosen and lost, they are the same, it travels into a handkerchief-covered glass
Feb. 1897
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Festina lente spectator remembers card and its position, performer tables a card which changes into the selection, originally tabled card taken from envelope, patter by Conradi
July 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written on billet and put in envelope, another empty envelope closed, spectator divines selection (via multiple-step equivoque), card travels from deck into this envelope
Also published here May 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Karte auf Wanderschaft No. 23, handkerchief held by spectator like a bag, card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief
1899 70
Emil Clauß Das neue Kartenbild selected cards appear behind glass in frame
Apr. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 4)
Das Kartenbild No. 9, three selections visually appear in card frame behind glass, curtain winds up in frame, duplicate, non-visual alternative in which frame is covered
1900 77
Die verschwundene Karte und das dreifache Couvert No. 15, free selection vanishes from deck under handkerchief cover, reappears in nest of envelopes, envelope index in coat pockets
Related to 1900 94
Selbstverbrennung einer Karte und ihre Wiederherstellung No. 16, card placed on stand, burns on command, reappears in bottle that is broken to get it out, flap folding card in bottle
1900 97
Die Karte als Orden No. 17, card placed on tablet, covered with glass dome and handkerchief, card suddenly appears on performer's chest and is no long on tablet, secret layer on bottom of glass dome
1900 99
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Weissagen wider Willen card written down, another spectator divines it via equivoque, it vanishes from deck and appears in envelope
Also published here Nov. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Durchdringung der Materie signed cards from deck to envelope, two methods, rhyming patter
Dec. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12)
S. W. Erdnase The Card and Hat card to under hat
Variations 1902 204
Carl Willmann Willmann's Tuchhalter holder for silks at back of chair or table with applications, also for cards that travel under a plate
June 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XII. Weissagen wider Willen (Ein Kartenkunststück), spectator selects a card and writes name on paper, which is sealed in envelope, other spectator guesses card and selection vanishes from deck and appears in second envelope
1903 136
A. J. Eine geheimnisvolle Flucht Jacks, Queens, Kings and Aces put into four packets on the table, packet chosen with dice and a suit chosen as well, that card becomes a blank card and the selection is in previously empty envelope, quartet gaff
May 1904
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 5)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das magische Kartentrio three cards appear behind the neck of performer, construction under jacket that pushes three cards up the collar
Jan. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1)
Das Kartenmesser knife for loading a card into a fruit, bread, ...
July 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7)
John Northern Hilliard Card, Orange and Candle torn and burnt card discovered inside orange with corner proof, wet card is shot on candle with pistol an appears in flame dry and restored
1909 225
The Card in the Frame card appears in frame, with information on trick frames
Variations 1909 229
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
Ottokar Fischer Karten Experimente only description of routines, card problems
  • Die Farbenwahl
  • Die verwandelten Asse
  • Die Zigarettentasche
  • Der geheimnisvolle Pique-König
  • Die fünf verwandelten Karten
  • Carte blanche
  • Der magische Fingerring
  • Die sonderbare Übereinstimmung
  • Karte und Banknote
  • Karte und Taschentuch
  • Karte und Uhr
  • Die magische Separation
  • Das Blumenrätsel
  • Das Kartenwerfen
  • Rübenzahl
  • Die Visitkarte
  • Das Spiel der Landsknechte
  • Die mysteriöse Karte
Related toVariations 1910 216
The New Card Frame without sand
Also published here 1911 591
The New Card Frame without sand
Also published here 1911 42
A Chosen Card Found in a Cigar
1911 114
Stanley Collins Le Dernier Cri Mutilated Card Experiment card cut into four pieces, three are burnt and found restored in nest of envelopes
Related to 1915 46
Stanley Collins Thought Anticipated and Precipitated one of six cards vanishes and appears at impossible location
1915 58
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine vereitelte Vernichtung signed card to envelope in envelope in notebook, and card with torn corner in frame
1922 21
Oswald Rae New Card an Board two selections appear pinned on board, with drawing pins and handkerchief
1926 1
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Sie spottet der Fessel. No. 5
  • 1. Der Kartenflüchtling (Ace vanishes from deck and appears inside envelope, pip covered by black Aces so Ace of Hearts poses as Diamonds)
  • 2. Die Karte als Ausbrecher (deck is encircled with rubber band, bottom card vanishes under handkerchief and appears in spectator's pocket)
1926 21
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Eine ermöglichte Unmöglichkeit. No. 10, signed card is found and then travels into sealed nest of envelopes
1926 37
Louis Nikola The Flight Card to Impossible Location At Any Number: Card vanishes from inside an envelope to be found in a deck sealed also in another envelope, at a location named by the spectator
1927 62
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Karte als Wandervogel chosen card travels under table cloth, inside a book and eventually in spectator's pocket
1927 84
Oswald Rae Card and Cigarette three pieces of a signed and torn card in envelope transform into tobacco, card is found restored in cigarette, last piece fits
1929 8
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die aus einer Schachtel in einen leeren Umschlag wandernde Karte signed card vanishes from cigar box and appears inside envelope
1930 74
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die gezogene Karte wandert on einen leeren Briefumschlag card travels into envelope
1930 76
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Wanderung zweier Karten in einen Hut two selection travel into a hat
1930 88
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
Victor Farelli The Card to "Wallet" credit information
1933 87
A Strange Hallucination thought of card to wallet, matrix principle
Variations 1933 87
Victor Farelli, Harry Venson With an Unprepared Pocket-Book
1933 94
Tom Sellers The Novelty Cigarette Exchange cigarette in small glass bottle, switched for cigarette with card inside
1933 6
T. Page Wright Selected card passes between two phonograph records
Related to 1933 15
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight!! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 14)
Ade Duval Mephisto's Message No. 10, three cards chosen, performer tries to make them travel into a lemon, instead they are found in an envelope that is handed to performer by a messenger
1935 14
W. F. "Rufus" Steele Letter "P" Trick No. 47, card and alphabet card are chosen, Queen produced from under performer's shoe, letter is P and the Queen starts to pee
1935 42
Frank Lane, U. F. Grant The Card and the Cigarette description of a switch with the Harlequin Cigarette Holder
1935 15
Frank Lane, U. F. Grant How Would You Like a Gag? card in cigarette gag in which no effect happens but the performer destroys the borrowed cigarettes
1935 18
Lu Brent Simplex Torn Card and Balloon
The Jinx (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36)
Theodore Annemann The Problem of the Ice Cube corner of card is torn off and vanished, reappears in an ice cube
Nov. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 26)
Franklin M. Chapman Again - The Card in the Wallet card loaded behind back while card is apparently located by touch which fails, wallet rubber-banded
Variations 1936 5
Franklin M. Chapman A Sure Bet card to matchbox, folded
Also published here 1936 7
The "Easy" Card In Wallet card brought to arm pit from behind back
1937 22
Glenn G. Gravatt Cards and Slates chosen card appears between two slates, Menetekel Deck
1937 260
Card in the Hat stripper deck
1937 270
Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax, stripper deck
1937 270
The Captain Card cards in hat are dropped out, selection remains in hat, stripper deck
1937 273
Card from Nowhere card to anywhere with duplicate, card vanishes via short card and riffle display
1937 310
Cazeneuve Card in an Orange torn corner
1937 336
Henry Hardin Satan's Mail card to envelope, sticking to it with wax
1937 346
Theodore Annemann Pocketbook Card card to ungaffed banded wallet, duplicate with subtle mark
Also published here 1937
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1937)
Oscar Weigle, John Goodrum The Perfect Card Routine card is forced and vanishes from deck via double facer, duplicate can appear anywhere, employed in three phase routine in which a card turns over, another changes into a selection and the third selection travels into pocket
1937 37
Dr. E. C. Costelloe The Latest Bill and Lemon Trick half a chosen playing card and bill with torn corner travel inside lemon, duplicate card but actual bill loaded
1937 58
Franklin M. Chapman, Edward Loyd Enochs Again - The Card in Cigarette torn card in envelope transposes with tobacco in cigarette except corner
1937 3
Card in the Matchbox duplicate
1938 231
John Scarne A Card Mouthful folded, while smoking
Also published here 1938 308
The Card in the Frame applications for sand frame
1938 501
The Balloon and Card two presentations, with stand
1938 513
John Scarne The Card in the Wallet
1938 572
William Larsen, T. Page Wright The L.W. Card in Cigarette
1938 760
Josef Bauer Ostracism when balloon is popped, all cards drop except selection, apparatus
Jan. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 40)
Albert Sidney Dark Sorcery spectator signs card and selects number, light turned off, when back on the signed card traveled into sealed envelope numbered with number, luminous paint on back of cards
Also published here Mar. 1938
The Jinx (Issue 42)
Gerald Kosky "Nuts to You" card travels into walnut
Also published here May 1938
The Jinx (Issue 44)
E. Leslie May Pocket Presto nice transposition presentation
Mar. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 54)
Theodore Annemann, Morris Loewy The Pocketbook Card credits see p. 461
Nov. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 66)
Franklin M. Chapman Emergency Card in Wallet to spectator's wallet
Feb. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Franklin M. Chapman By Request signed card to matchbox, folded
Also published here Apr. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Prepared Cigar. For the Card in Cigar Trick
1939 90
Aage Rasmussen Der Bote des Teufels from Alexander Hermann's act, three selections end up in envelope, brief
VariationsAlso published here
  • "Magi"
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 3&4)
Mercury's Card folded
Related toVariations 1940 269
The Card in the Shoe stranger card
1940 270
The Card in the Shoe
1940 300
Mercury's Card folded
1940 303
Mercury Fold fourths, mention of Malini's "Card to Mouth"
Related toVariations 1940 304
A Stranger in the House stranger card, hat is far away, marked card
1940 370
Minoe Frame Up appearing card or picture in frame
The Jinx (Issue 84)
Theodore Annemann Card in High initialed card burned in newspaper (dummy card printed on newspaper), reappears in rubber banded wallet (with dummy behind glass)
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 95)
Theodore Annemann "At Last, Poor Yorick, I knew him when" card to nest of envelopes
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 113)
Chester Morris The Perfect Prisoner performer names cards, one then travels into previously examined glass frame
The Jinx (Issue 120)
Laurie Ireland The Card in the Sandwich card torn vanishes in box and appears in sandwich, corner fits
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940)
Charles Hopkins 30 - Card in wallet.
1940 44
Eddie Joseph Drunk or Sober? card travels, monte them, one card ends up on chair
1940 ca. 16
The Card and Orange torn corner, pieces vanish from gaffed handkerchief
1941 276
The Devil's Letter comedy routine, card appears in envelope and is changed to correct one
1941 284
Louis Capiaux Cartes Mechant card to pocket or wallet with lengthy sucker presentation in which an obviously palmed card vanishes from a handkerchief
The Jinx (Issue 139)
Russell Swann The Card in the Banana folded in banana, magnetic case to steal card
1941 54
Harry Bertall La Carte Au Ballon with stand for balloon, with wand
July 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 7)
Al Baker The Half Card and Cigarette Trick
Also published here 1941 14
Al Baker Miniature Card in Balloon
Also published here 1941 35
Card in the Egg - Wand torn and restored card to egg
1942 69
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Spuds cards to arm pit, selection shrinks and vanishes, miniature card appears in chosen potato
1942 16
Walter B. Gibson, Danny Morris Gaglet Department
  • card coding with name badges (Gibson)
  • card in balloon gag (Morris)
  • cut and restored tie performance at army shows without a stooge (Morris)
  • bar bet, naming three numbers of a serial number on a bill
May 1942
The Phoenix (Issue 10)
Eddie Joseph Esta Kard Mystery three cards stopped at and tabled, they change into indifferent cards which are then sealed in envelopes, they transpose with the selections
1942 35
Eddie Joseph Envelope Load and Switch card loaded into envelope from top of deck, card apparently put into envelope but left on top of deck
1942 37
Eddie Joseph Card in Cigarette
1942 65
Eddie Joseph A Kute Kard Konception spectator cuts off pile, remembers card and replaces, card located after shuffle by appearing in performer's sleeve, two spectators hold both wrists of performer
1942 78
Eddie Joseph Rapid Transit three cards selected, they travel into three envelopes (actually hanging behind), one duplicate
1942 81
Kermann Un tour de cartes two envelopes, only face travels and back remains in first envelope
Feb. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Alban's Un mystérieux voyage three chosen cards vanish and appear in envelope, using card star to select cards
Mar. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Die Besessene Karte spectator sits on card, three cards placed on small table lower than chair to force spectator to move
Dec. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 12)
The Persnickety Pinochle Player two aces of diamonds are torn in half, one half appears elsewhere
1943 115
Mystery of the Glass House x card in glass, envelope put away, card in glass changes into selection, x card in envelope
Also published here 1943 257
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Opened by the Censor signed card to envelope
1943 17
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue A Safe Bet
1943 18
Roger Barkann The Perfect Steal selection vanishes from deck into envelope, with Duolette
Feb. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 29)
Bruce Elliott Buckram "Out" thought of card travels to book, as an out for the think of a card you see plot
Nov. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 48)
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
1943 25
Sidney Lenz Worth Knowing card appears in locked room
1943 31
Gerald Kosky "Nuts to You" card is selected and matching miniature card found in chosen in walnut
1943 42
The Crystal Casket chosen card travels to glass which was shown empty and is wrapped in handkerchief
Dec. 1943 31
William S. Houghton Card in Envelope Effect into envelope in wallet, using "Hand of Satan" gimmick
1943 42
Bill Nord Card from Deck to Envelope
Mar. 1944
The Phoenix (Issue 55)
Albert Sidney Dark Sorcery spectator signs card and selects number, light turned off, when back on the signed card traveled into sealed envelope numbered with number, luminous paint on back of cards
Also published here 1944 171
Dr. Kolma, Harlan Tarbell "Snooty Snake" signed or marked card appears at end of spring snake in can
Variations 1945 113
Harlan Tarbell "Card on the Necktie" card appears on performer's tie
1945 119
Franklin M. Chapman Again - The Card In the Wallet no palming
1945 42
Bruce Elliott, Tom Sellers, Stanley Collins Combo one of three cards vanishes from an envelope and appears in a series of envelopes
Mar. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 80)
George Armstrong Avatara borrowed deck, card is selected one is thought of, selected is burnt, and the other card vanishes from borrowed deck, both appear in a nest of envelopes in the performer's wallet held by spectator
Oct. 1945
The Phoenix (Issue 93)
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related toVariationsAlso published here Feb. 1945 99
Werner "Walt Nelson" Nussbaumer Ein neuer Kartenrahmen model for card frame
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 1&2)
Arthur H. Buckley Card in Pocket Book Experiment No. 41 [An old plot with a new and simplified method] - using reel (!)
Variations 1946 209
Card in Wallet
Aug. 1946
The Phoenix (Issue 110)
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)
Milbourne Christopher Christmas Conjuring ideas for Christmas themes magic
  • Card in Ball
  • Walnut Wizardry
  • Mistletoe Magic
  • Christmas Card Trick
Dec. 1946 277
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers
Oct. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 137)
Paul Draylin, Mike Bornstein The Impossible Television Frame! card appears in social security card case, wrapped with rubberbands
Dec. 1947
The Phoenix (Issue 141)
Billy McComb William's Comedy Card Flight spectator on stage puts card in stand, card vanishes and appears in envelope, everybody sees how it works except spectator on stage, paper balls over head type
1947 34
Jean Hugard A Vested Interest - A Close-Up Version signed card vanishes and appears under performer's vest and shirt
May 1947
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 4 No. 12)
Matt Schulien Colin Kelly's Calling Card as "Mat Schulein, Sr.", deck dropped/sprung onto table, signed selection is found in spectator's glass
Also published here July 1947 337
Franklin V. Taylor Hallucination two card change places, then one card held on palm vanishes, just to again appear in the wallet, see p. 377 for corrections
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 1947 361
Milbourne Christopher It's a Gift card to spectator's wallet, only in special occasions possible
Dec. 1947 376
Paul Curry Thoughts of "Hallucination" various ideas for Taylor's routine
Inspired by Dec. 1947 381
Dr. William Weyeneth La carte dans la pomme de terre miniature card of freely chosen selection is found in potato, followed by german translation "Die Karte in der Kartoffel"
Jan. 1947 2
Good-Luck Card magician sits on card
1948 98
George G. Kaplan Kaplan's Clock Trick card from circle to matchbox, thirteen duplicates
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1948 72
George G. Kaplan The Card in the Shoe using a stranger card
1948 93
George G. Kaplan The Card in the Balloon torn and restored (except missing corner) card in balloon
1948 128
J. Elder Blackledge Card and Cigarette Change card to cigarette, cigarette index and torn corner
1948 47
W. F. "Rufus" Steele A Flower For You three signed cards reappear at end of ribbon tied to flower
1948 69
Dr. Stanley Jaks Good Luck Card signed card folded to purse
VariationsAlso published here 1948 89
Franklin V. Taylor Shoulder Card card to inside pocket or wallet, no palming
Also published here Nov. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 163)
Lee Noble Click card vanishes and appears in cigarette case
Dec. 1948
The Phoenix (Issue 167)
Arthur H. Buckley My Card in Cigarette Illusion (With Improvements) pieces vanish from envelope, card in cigarette and tobacco in envelope, corner convincer
Also published here 1948 153
Felix Korim Sir Felix Korim cigarette switch with ash tray
Oct. 1948 3
Paul Dienst Teufelspost three cards are placed inside three envelopes, three mail boxes with different colors and three balloon with same color are on stage, when envelopes are placed inside mail boxes, balloons with same color pop and cards appear
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 3)
Tony Kardyro Welcome Stranger handkerchief force, card vanishes from deck and appears anywhere else
1948 10
Arthur H. Buckley Card and Cigarette pieces vanish from envelope, card in cigarette and tobacco in envelope, corner convincer
Also published here 1948 84
Arthur H. Buckley Card Under Hat five cards chosen and sealed in envelope, one of them chosen from five slips of papers with names of selections, that card travels to under hat
1948 121
Paul LePaul Cards in a Sealed Envelope construction of loading envelopes, four signed Aces
Related toVariations 1949 214
Bill Simon The Card in the Hat card travels into hat that is sitting on table, repeated
1949 14
Bill Simon Card-Cigarette Wrinkle
1949 19
Jack Yeager Card in Egg Routine De Luxe torn card restored in egg, corner verification, with wand
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949)
Milbourne Christopher Card in Balloon Climax card in cigarette, apparently card to balloon failed
Apr. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 11)
U. F. Grant Card to Shoe attached to bottom of shoe with thumb tack
Jan. 1949 3
Don Tanner Another Impossible Card Flight light bulb shown empty, wrapped in handkerchief and given to spectator, card travels inside
Mar. 1949 13
Don Tanner The Impossible Flight card travels between two glasses that are opening to opening and sealed with tape
Apr. 1949 8
Don Tanner An Easy Sealed Boards Mystery card travels between two stapled cardboards
June/July 1949 9
Lu Brent Flighty Aces No. 50, Ace Assembly, aces travel from envelope to join leader ace in other envelope
1950 89
Bill Pawson, Howard Wurst The Card in the Wallet No. 149, Two cards are selected. One appears reversed in the deck, while the second appears in the performer's wallet.
1950 291
Jean Hugard Telegram for "Mr. Fixit"! cards are divined, performer fails on the last three cards, then a messenger appears with a letter which includes the three cards
Apr. 1950
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 7 No. 11)
Milbourne Christopher The Bend Away card out-jogged from deck is apparently squared and palmed in that process, with applications
  • On Top
  • Card in Coin Purse
  • Card in Pocket
  • Card in Cracker
  • Further Tips
  • Through the Cup
  • Pocket Pass
Sep. 1950 701
Milbourne Christopher A Sure Bet card vanishes and appears in folded bill on table
Sep. 1950 701
Lewis Ganson Climax card appears on back of spectator
Also published here 1950 34
Paul Rosini A Comedy Card Trick card appears under spectator's lapel, spectator cannot find it in deck
1950 30
Paul Rosini The Cigarette Trick
1950 44
Misdirection? anecdote of Malini, card under hat
Apr. 1951
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 8 No. 11)
Don Alan Card in the Egg card is selected and miniature version found in plastic egg, all cards in deck are the same as climax
Variations 1951 9
Toni Koynini One Pound Revelation pound note between cardboards, name of free selection appears on note, then card itself appears between boards
  • Alternative Routine - With Borrowed Cards
1951 27
Al Baker The Jet-Propelled Card unsigned but fair selection vanishes, to nest of envelopes
Also published here 1951 42
Al Baker The Card between Glass Plates "Baker Improvement"
Also published here 1951 58
Al Baker The Baker Chewing Gum Trick card to borrowed chewing gum
Related toAlso published here 1951 91
Bill Simon Dope! card to wallet, off-beat, no-palm
Variations June 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 257)
Ricki Dunn The Juicy Card selection found in a can which was found in a grapefruit
June 1952
The Phoenix (Issue 258)
Bill Simon Card in the Mouth
1952 128
Dr. A. Ch. Wilsmann Ideenflucht two decks, spectator and performer select same card, cards travel to envelope
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 6)
Lewis Ganson The Card in Wallet applying the previous New Location
1952 40
The Garter Trick card ends up in garter, duplicate, gag
1952 47
Edward Marlo Ten Years Ago aces placed reversed in pack, change to kings, aces in envelop, double facers
1953 9
Edward Marlo Effect Two straight flush shown with six cards, extra-card vanishes and reappears in sleeve
1953 13
Eugene Gloye Card In Balloon, a Different Version with a folding card and holder for balloon (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
Don Tanner Trio Plus One four selections in four envelopes, fifth card torn and pieces put in fifth envelope, when spectators open their envelopes they find a piece and the selections are all together in the fifth envelope
Aug. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 288)
Don Tanner The Invisible Card in the Cigarette thought-of card to cigarette
Dec. 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 296)
Tommy Vanderschmidt The Repeat Card in Hat Selection travels to borrowed hat twice, ending with deck travelling to hat
Also published here 1953 9
Ted Danson The Seance Card Trick Mini card matching selection appears in previously empty matchbox
Also published here 1953 27
Jack Avis, Al Koran The Cards of Pegasus initialed Joker in sealed in envelope, five cards chosen and initialed, one card is chosen, transposes with the Joker, chosen card is now in envelope
Also published here 1953 33
James Renaux Card in the Envelope
1954 58
Hen Fetsch Card in the Balloon
1954 83
Harlan Tarbell Magnetic Card and Envelope card from pocket to envelope
1954 155
Dr. William E. Belanger Pop! invisible card thrown at assistant, shirt rolls up and selection is found pinned on undershirt
May 1954
The New Phoenix (Issue 308)
Karrell Fox E-Z Card in Wallet Card Index Wallet
Also published here 1954 24
Elbe Elbe's Ballontrick selections appear in chosen ballon, without apparatus
Also published here
  • in "Trollkarlen" Nr. 31, 1953.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 3)
Don Alan Sneaky Card to Pocket two cards selected, the first is not found but mentioned in an insurance policy, the second card appears in a sealed envelope
Related toAlso published here 1956 6
The Card in the Wallet
1956 162
Franklin V. Taylor Shoulder Card card to inside pocket or wallet, no palming
Also published here 1956 165
Bruce Elliott The Card in wallet - Again thread with wax
1956 166
Lee Noble Card in Mouth while smoking a cigarette as a cover for the load
Also published here 1956 168
Lu Brent Card And Cigarette Card torn into four pieces, placed in handkerchief. When opened, only one corner remaining, the other three pieces are restored and found in cigarette in magician's mouth
1956 16
Bert Douglas The Scotchman's Pocketbook destroyed card is rediscovered in wallet, missing piece
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
Walter Coleman A Suggestion for Card Workers spectator sitting on signed selection, sticking to his trousers
1957 7
Jupp "Bramagura" Steinbach Pyro chosen card appears in flash paper envelope
  • Feuerkarte im Umschlag
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 18 No. 4)
Henry Durkin Nest Egg card travels into nest of boxes, and also shrinks
1957 17
Brother John Hamman The Elusive Burglar homing card sequence with card to wallet climax
Variations 1958 27
George Coon The Card and Cigarette Case torn and restored card to metal cigarette case, two pieces proof
Variations 1958 18
Bert Allerton, Paul LePaul The Nest Of Envelopes
Inspired byRelated to 1958 66
Tony Corinda Card Prediction prediction in envelope is put in wallet, two methods
1958 92
Die Karte in der Christbaumkugel card to Christmas bauble
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 5)
Matt Schulien The Card in the Cuff selection found in cuff of performer's shirt sleeve
1959 25
Matt Schulien The Card in the Sugar corner of card travels into sugar cube packet, finished by plunger rise of chosen card minus the corner
1959 128
Matt Schulien Card in the Matchbook
Variations 1959 132
Matt Schulien The Card Under the Tablecloth
Variations 1959 134
Matt Schulien "Here Comes Kelly" (The Card in the Glass) deck dropped/sprung onto table, signed selection is found in spectator's glass
Also published here 1959 139
Val Andrews Card in Cigarette
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Karrell Fox Card in Wallet Surprise card appears on wallet, on repeat the wallet unfolds into string of cards except selection
1960 25
G. Gloria Hatschi card to balloon with pistol, stand looks like sea lion
Also published here
  • in "Magie" 1954.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 21 No. 2)
Edward Marlo Marlo's Card to the Wallet loading methods for a special wallet originally sold with the manuscript
  • First Loading Method
  • Second Loading Method
  • Third Loading Method (using Marlo Guide, into clear plastic compartment)
  • Fourth Loading Method
Variations 1961 2