114 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / Elevator
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Bert Allerton Pump Room Phantasy two Aces appear on top and bottomRelated to Stars of Magic (Vol. 3, No. 1) 39
Paul LePaul Aces Up! Variations The Card Magic of Le Paul 203
Bill Simon Elevator Cards ace, two, three, two phases Effective Card Magic 43
Bill Simon Additions to the Effect follow up to "A Touching Experiment" Elevator with four Aces Effective Card Magic 64
Bill Simon Double Rise two cards placed on the table, half of the deck put on each, both rise to the topVariations Effective Card Magic 139
Bill Simon Deuces Wild black deuces rise to the top one by one, then they are used to pinch the red deuces out of the deck Effective Card Magic 166
Al Leech Ace, Deuce, Trey Card Man Stuff 11
Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon Penetration Ace-Two-Three or all Aces penetrate pack one at a timeVariations The Cardician 46
J. Stewart Smith Ascending Treys elevator with three cards on top of traveling cards One More Thought on Cards 5
Edward Marlo Challenge to You from Edward Marlo! description of three routines, no explanation
1. The Separating Aces
2. The New Elevator
3. Real Gone Aces
The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 144
Edward Marlo The New Elevator four methodsVariations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 338) 163
Al Leech, Edward Marlo Again, The Elevator Cardmanship 22
Brian Glover Elevator Routine with extra card with buttons, thre cards The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 390) 389
Edward Marlo Four as Three Laydown one-handed, elevator application Expert Card Conjuring 27
Derek Dingle, John Mernard Ace - Two - Three - Four last card through table, duplicate The Cardiste (Issue 13) 7
Allan Ackerman, Edward Marlo, Dr. James Nuzzo Elevator Shaft Ace, Two and Three or all Aces penetrate pack one at a timeInspired by Magic Mafia Effects 4
Edward Marlo Another Elevator three cardsRelated to Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1, No. 1) 2
Paul Swinford Thought on the Elevator Card Cavalcade 10
Mack Picknick Picnick's Aces aces to topVariations Card Cavalcade 89
Roy Walton Ambitious 1-2-3-4 ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selection, see p. 608 for comment by Walton, see p. 640 for get-into by Robin RobertsonInspired byRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 11) 559
Ben Christopher Unlimited Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
- Impromptu Method
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 12) 567
Dai Vernon, Bruce Cervon Devil's Elevator apparent second, third, fourth deals with small packetInspired by
  • "The Devil's Elevator" (Necromancer #9)
Related toVariations
Epilogue (Issue 16) 143
Brother John Hamman Double Surprise Elevator Ace through Four of Spades in row on table, rise to top of packet, change to Hearts and the Spades cards are in three pockets and on chair of performer The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7, No. 7th Folio) 532
Frank Garcia, Edward Marlo Jackrobatics Super Subtle Card Miracles 36
Derek Dingle Dingle's Elevator Super Subtle Card Miracles 39
Derek Dingle Impromptu Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King, see also p. 728 for comment by John HollandInspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 5) 610
Jack Avis Impromptu Unlimited four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its KingInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 660
Francis Haxton Impromptu Unlimited four chosen card buried in deck, joker placed on top attracts the selections to top one by oneInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 660
Edward Marlo Elevator Aces The Unexpected Card Book 185
Paul Swinford Simplified Elevator Aces Card Cavalcade II 73
Paul Swinford Advanced Elevator Aces Card Cavalcade II 75
Edward Marlo Is this the Elevator Going Up or Down or Somersaulting - and where is it going to stop combo The Unexpected Card Book 178
Paul Swinford Fifty-Fifty Aces either assembly or elevator routine depending on which aces spectator chooses (jukebox) Card Cavalcade II 61
Hank Wocjik Flourish Elevator Card Cavalcade II 181
Dr. Richard Cook Cook's Elevator Aces eight card packet Card Cavalcade II 190
Roy Walton Ambitious 1-2-3-4 ambitious sequence with Ace through Four, one of them changes to selectionRelated toAlso published here Card Cavalcade 3 45
William Zavis Kings Over Queens - Method II Related to Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 7) 80
William Zavis Kings Over Queens queens arrive at the top one by one, attracted by the kings with the same suit, second phase the kings appear one by one on top face upRelated to Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 6) 73
Francis Carlyle The Two Black Aces black aces on top and bottom are placed in center and come back to initial positionRelated to The Magic of Francis Carlyle 1
Henry Bihari, Jerry Mentzer Comedy Elevator Aces with three gag cards with messages/pictures on them, rattle bar, battery powered buzzer, four duplicate Aces, tiny screwdriver Cards and Cases 47
Walt Lees, Edward Marlo, Derek Dingle, Frank Garcia The Perpetual Elevator Routine ten minute act
1.) The First Elevator (based on "Penetration")
2.) The Cold Elevator
3.) Triumph Plus (see also "Super Subtle Shuffle")
4.) The Small Packet All Backs (based on a Derek Dingle Routine)
5.) Finale (Elevator again with card in pocket finish)
Inspired byRelated to Pabular (Vol. 2, No. 3) 174
Edward Marlo The Choice Elevator several Choices are made by spectator Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 36
Nick Trost The Elevator Effect Four Jacks travel up, down in deck, also end with Jack face up in deck Subtle Card Magic: Part One 20
David Bornstein Progressive Elevator Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #4) 918
Martin A. Nash Ups and Downs see p. 447 for additional crediting Any Second Now 213
Mark Weston Club Night Twins elevator cards and mates mix Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 7&8) 378
Philip T. Goldstein Brimstone Elevator color change climaxInspired by Scattershot 7
Allan Ackerman Kabbala Elevators Inspired by Here's My Card 15
Philip T. Goldstein Broken Elevator ace, two and three, image of the three is shattered as a kicker Notions 4
John F. Mendoza On The Elevator two handlings, with climax (either faces or backs transform) The Book of John 49
Philip T. Goldstein Odd Passengers two red cards penetrate four black cards twice Goldstein's Gallery 8
Philip T. Goldstein Cycle Elevator packet elevator with color changing back kicker Cycle! 5
Larry Jennings A Reverse Elevator aces turn over in pack, then elevator phase Arcane (Issue 1) 1
Frank Garcia The Elevator Card Classic Exclusive Card Miracles 51
Daryl Martinez Elevator Repair Related to Close-up Fantasies - Book II 97
David Solomon One Thru Four Elevator eight card packet version Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 9
Paul Harris Electric Aces Invisible Palm, Elevator, card through deck, card through spectator's hand Close-up Fantasies Finalé 15
Jack McMillen The Old Gambler elevator trick with three cards, last card through table Sleights & Swindles 4
Jerry Sadowitz One Two Three King Alternative Card Magic 18
Derek Dingle Elevator One The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 30
Derek Dingle Elevator Two slightly different effect The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 114
Unknown Ace - Two - Three Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 39
David Solomon Mr. Clean Ace to 5 and joker, joker travels down card by card in this packet, then order reverses Sessions 103
David Britland High Rise Ace to Three, last card sandwiched between first two Deckade 4
Ian Land U.P: up Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 26) 504
Philip T. Goldstein Chromavator elevator packet version, color-changing back kicker MajorMinor 8
Philip T. Goldstein Chromated combining preceding Chromavator and Chromatwist MajorMinor 10
Philip T. Goldstein Chromatose combining preceding Chromavator and Chromatwist MajorMinor 11
Jan Torell Pik 7, 8, 9 three cards Rund um den Zaubertisch 16
Stephen Tucker Out the Window Ace, Two and Three Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 33) 635
Louis Falanga In Case of Fire double backer Best of Friends - Volume II 70
David Britland Waltz Time "A 'packet elevator' with visions of grandeur"
ends with full deck phase
Inspired by
  • "Fourlorn" (David Britland, Cardopolis 1)
Equinox 7
William P. Miesel Filling the Elevator small packet with two quartets Arcane (Issue 13) 176
Michael Skinner Satan Deals Again false deal demo with small packetInspired by The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3, No. 31, 32 & 33) 311
Louis Falanga Elevation 8200 elevator with packetInspired by Lake Tahoe Card Magic 35
Henry Christ, Francis Carlyle Henry Christ's Pressure Trick top and bottom card are placed in the deck and travel back to their initial positionRelated to Francis Carlyle Lecture Notes 6
Bruce Cervon Devil's Elevator apparent second, third, fourth deals The Cervon File 232
Karl Fulves Escalate Interlocutor (Issue 48) 200
Bruce Cervon Floating Aces four aces one by one rise to top, then all at once, using TiltVariations Ultra Cervon 9
Wesley James ELEVaceOR Inspired by
  • "No Lift Elevator" (Ed Marlo, Magic and Spells Quarterly, Vol. 1 No. 2, 1971)
Pasteboard Perpensions 50
Jon Racherbaumer, Nick Trost Elevating the Aces Card Finesse II 250
James Swain, Bill Malone Elevator Aces spectator selects four cards which turn out to be the aces, cards are buried but appear on topInspired by Don't Blink 81
Arturo de Ascanio Los Dados mandan y las Cartas obedecen routine with cards and dice, four parts, elevator, Bill Simon routines and selection is foundInspired byAlso published here
  • "Circular de la S.E.I." 1955.
La Magia de Ascanio - Vol. 4 14
Gene Maze "Going Up!" four jacks, three cards dealt on each, they travel upwards to different positions in their packets Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 171
Doug Edwards Three-Quarter Time Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 8) 2539
Edward Marlo, Roberto Giobbi The Acrobat Family variation of Marlo's Elevator Cards Card College - Volume 1 123
Tom Gagnon Escalating Aces Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1034
Philip T. Goldstein The New Elevator Variation Inspired by Facsimile (Issue 4) 34
Nick Trost Elevator Cards - Trost Version Four Jumping Jacks with storyInspired by
  • "Penetration" (Ed Marlo, The Sphinx, June 1948)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 169
Nick Trost The Olram Elevator Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 170
Nick Trost Double Pinochle with an Elevator Finish Inspired by
  • "Knock-Out Aces" (Ted Biet, Genii, June 1982)
The Card Magic of Nick Trost 22
Jack Watson Jack Watson's variations Two variations in handling of Nick Trost's The Olram Elevator, first appeared in The New Tops, December 1979Inspired by The Card Magic of Nick Trost 171
Peter Duffie A Popular Misconception Elevator effect + Gemini Mates plot Effortless Card Magic 150
Peter Duffie Hellraiser II Elevator effect with Ace to Four of Hearts and two JokersInspired by
  • Hellraiser (Peter Duffie, Obsession)
Effortless Card Magic 163
Peter Duffie Aces in the Fast Lane Elevator effect with four Aces, rise through different number of cards in each pile, then end with assembling in one packet Effortless Card Magic 62
David Lindgreen Joker Power two cards selected and lost (pseudo duplicates), Elevator with two Jokers and Ace to Three of Spades, Jokers change to selections, two methodsInspired by
  • Peter Duffie effect (Hellraiser?)
The Fine Print (Issue 5) 114
Roy Walton, Dai Vernon, Al Baker Ambitious 1-2-3-4 Related to Card College - Volume 3 568
Roberto Giobbi, Mack Picknick Picnick at the Summit four aces travel from different positions to the top of the deckInspired by Card College - Volume 3 773
Christian Scherer Einleitung - Vier-As-Trick aces in the center come to the top Abgezockt! 9
Masao Atsukawa エレベーターカード (1) (Elevator Card 1) Elevator plot with three cards カードの島 33
Masao Atsukawa エレベーターカード (2) (Elevator Card 2) Elevator plot with Ace Two ThreeInspired by カードの島 34
Paul Cummins Movin' On Up three cards FASDIU II 44
David Acer New Millenium Ace Deuce Trey Inspired by Random Acts of Magic 134
Wesley James Below Zero Minus One "beta", visual small packet elevator, history informationInspired by
  • "Below Zero" (Roy Walton, Cardboard Charades, 1971, p. 44)
Enchantments 49
Jack Carpenter Escalator Aces Pasteboard Palette 35
Jack Parker Hair Raiser Elevator with Ace, Two, Three, before they change into four Kings 52 Memories 57
Dr. Jacob Daley Jacob's Ladder Also published here
  • The Sphinx, September 1951
Prolix (Issue 3) 151
Karl Fulves Rise In Value "Unexplained"
elevator variation with four quarters, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 3) 181
Nick Trost Jacks are Wild with an Elevator Finish small packet transformation with poker patter, elevator finish Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 3
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie The Never Ending Elevator using Ace to Four of Hearts and the four Kings, transformation kickerInspired by
  • "Gold from Straw Elevator" (The Wisdom of Solomon)
The Cardjurer 85
Harry Lorayne Progressive Elevator, Plus four Aces, one put in center comes to top, then two, then three, then four, optional selected card or Royal Flush kickerAlso published here
  • "The Classic Collection - Vol. 1" (2005)
JawDroppers! 9
William Goodwin Duplex Elevator effect using only four cards.Inspired byRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 33
So Sato Elevator Action Aces lost into deck in piles come together in center The Secrets of So Sato 155
Edward Marlo, Frank Garcia Elevated Elevator Facsimile (Issue 5) 12