79 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Appearance & Production / Face up on the Deck
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Third Method air-pressure turnover
1876 45
Umschlagen einer Karte air-pressure turnover
Related to 1896 22
Der Kartensprung card face-down on table, deck dropped on it, card jumps face-up to top of deck
Related to 1896 63
The Revolution air pressure turnover
1897 43
The Appearance of Desired Cards top card of shuffled deck changes into any named card
Related to 1897 64
S. v. S. Ueberraschungen mit Hülfe der Mnemotechnik III. three cards chosen, one card appears face-up on face of deck, other two cards named
Sep. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9)
Card Discovered by Sense of Touch touched card appears face-up on deck after shuffle
1909 98
Laurie Ireland On the Bottom, on Top and in the Pocket
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation")
Introducing the Ambitious Card Trick card appears face-up on deck during springing of cards, application of Spring Palm
1936 132
Tony Kardyro "Coming Thru!" top card placed on table, deck on top, selection appears face-up on top via air pressure turn-over, featuring a second deal with right-hand end grip and buckling action
Inspired by 1955 26
Carmen D'Amico, Edward Marlo B. As a Production of Selection appears on top of deck
1959 75
Matt Schulien Air Pressure air pressure turnover revelation
1959 24
Edward Marlo Visible Tilt "Twenty-Second Effect", card pushed face-up in center appears on top
1962 27
Harry Lorayne Outrageous Revelation deck held under table for a second, selection appears on deck face up
1967 40
Edward Marlo Uses of the Acrobatic Card - Effect 1 selection appears face up on deck, see also page 26
1968 14
Edward Marlo Effect 2 two cards pop face up on top of deck
1968 14
Edward Marlo Effect 3 selection appears face up on deck, with clean-up, see also page 29
1968 14
Edward Marlo Effect 9 free selection pops face-up on deck, see also page 29
1968 18
Jerry K. Hartman Over the Top selection visually appears face up on top of deck two times
Related to 1971 18
Bill Simon, Frank Garcia Control Knockout card is produced on top via slip cut two times
Related to
  • "Slip Cut Effect" (Ed Marlo, The Gen, April 1956)
1972 45
Mike Rogers The Zany Gaff deck placed on table, covered with handkerchief, selection comes face up to top, magnetic thread gimmick between hands
Dec. 1972
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12)
, Theodore Annemann Flip-Over air pressure turnover, with Annemann variation
Also published here 1972 5
Eddie Joseph The Renegade air-pressure turnover
1972 106
Bernard Bilis Rising in China Card appears face up under Chinese coin on deck (original idea for gimmick: Tosheroon by Bob Dreibeck, marketed by Harry Stanley.)
Inspired by 1976 30
A. Berkeley Davis Palm Spoof card vanishes an reappears with palm presentation, ten vanish
1977 90
Ken Krenzel The Squeeze Steal
Related to 1978 189
Die sich drehende Karte air-pressure turnover, with Stripper Deck
1978 46
Steve Beam Rapid Transit card appears face-up on the deck (using one handed top palm) vanishes again (face up Tent vanish) and appears face up in the center of the deck
Also published here 1978 25
Earl Nelson Sleeve Aces
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1979 53
Edward Marlo An Optical Illusion selection appears and vanishes on tabled deck, using card clip
1980 106
Steve Beam Rapid Transit card appears face-up on top of deck (one-hand top palm as change), is taken and vanished, reappears reversed in center
Also published here 1981 15
A. R. Mousley Bewitched Board reversed card appears on top of deck when deck is stroked with a board, selection written on board
Sep. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 17)
Richard Kaufman "No Palm" Production
Inspired by 1984 12
Ambitious Card Move card appears face-up on top as cards are sprung in other hand
1985 27
Alvin C. Thompson Thompson Turnover "Al Thompson" = Alvin?
alternative to air pressure turnover, right little finger under card
Related to 1985 27
Richard Sanders A Not so Humble Beginning getting into a routine, selection suddenly appears face-up on deck
1987 41
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Ending #1: Face-up Finale deck rubber-banded, thrown in other hand, selection appears face-up on deck
Related to 1987 43
Larry Jennings Vanish an Reappearance of a Card visual
1988 25
Edward Marlo Visual Change - Appearance - Vanish face card of deck changes just with a wrist turn and back, different applications
  • Impromptu Change
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1968
1988 351
Edward Marlo The Turnover Card peeked at card appears face up on top during dribble on table
Related to 1989 10
Bruce Cervon Trick Applications for the Free-Turn Pass - As An Ace Production appears face-up on top
1990 140
Ken Krenzel The Profoundly Flippant Reverse one-handed effect in which peeked-at card appears on deck, vanishes, reappears face up in center
1990 124
Ken Krenzel Two in a Hammock two selections appear on deck one by one one-handed, then vanish and travel into pocket, two double facers
1990 130
John Carey Kelly Up card appears on top of the deck out-jogged, similar to Hartman's Popover
  • On The Table
  • In The Hands
Related toVariations Sep. 1990
Technomagic (Issue 3)
Harry Levine Leipzig's Opener card appears on top of the deck in spectator's hand, as a last phase in Leipzig's Slap Ace Routine
Related to 1992 754
Steve Draun, David Solomon The Midnight Eclipse Card appears face up on Deck
1993 40
Ernest Earick Kato-nine-tails deck tabled, slapping hand empty
1993 91
Dan Block Second Card Palm Aces Aces appear one by one on top of deck
1993 115
Dan Block Palm Cut Revelation
1993 231
Roger Crosthwaite Visual Replacement LTP steal from table edge
1994 21
Jerry K. Hartman Card production deck is cut and Ace appears face up on one half as it passes below other
1995 162
Al Leech, Earl Nelson, Edward Marlo Aces Off the Cuff two black Aces are produced, transform into red two Aces and reappear from the sleeves, "sleeve aces"
Inspired by 1996 265
Ken Krenzel Change at a Rapid Clip four aces appear face up on the deck one by one
1997 48
Steve Mayhew Flash Ace Production as four small packets are cut from deck, an Ace appears face up on top of each
Also published here 1998
Labyrinth (Issue 8 - Part 1)
Bob King Catch of the Day card removed invisibly from one half and caught on face of other half where it visibly appears (Flippant)
Variations 1998 24
Bob King Catch Two card removed invisibly from one deck and caught face up on top of another deck where it visibly appears (Flippant)
Inspired by 1998 25
Baltazar Fuentes The Fuentes Rise face-up face, using pass and palm
1999 47
Ellis Stanyon The Revolution No. 1, air pressure turnover
  • Supplementary Note (details and reference by Karl Fulves)
Related to 1999 19
Gene Maze Facer K.M. move subtlety
July 2000
Genii (Vol. 63 No. 7)
Neal Elias A Useful Utility For The Twirl Pass
  • Bottom Card Face-Up To Top
selection appears face-up on top, or face-up top card transforms
Inspired byVariations 2001 41
Neal Elias A Twirl Reverse top card turned over to top with all-around square-up cover
2001 63
John Carney, Nate Leipzig, Michael Skinner Leipzig-Skinner Surprise selection appears on face of deck, penetrates hand, appears face-up on deck
Inspired by 2002 206
Earl Nelson Sleeve Aces
Also published here 2003 67
Jerry K. Hartman Covered, Up! selection appears face up on deck while covered with handkerchief
Inspired byAlso published here Oct. 2005
The Penumbra (Issue 9)
Brian Vanderkolk Turn-Style Change card change or production on the face of the deck, partial side steal with wrist turn
Aug. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 3)
Jerry K. Hartman Covered, Up selection is lost in deck and deck wrapped in handkerchief, spectator forcibly sets wrapped deck down on table and selection is found face up on top of deck
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 144
Steve Reynolds Neo Slap Aces Aces appear on deck one by one
Inspired by 2010 22
Gabi Pareras Aparición Flash cards dribbled on the table, four Aces appear face up on top
El Manuscrito (Vol. 5 No. 19)
Tomas Blomberg ProHof from three selected cards spectator choose one, the three cards turn into the other three of same value, and selection appears face-up in the middle of the deck
2014 174
Steve Mayhew Flash Ace Production as four small packets are cut from deck, an Ace appears face up on top of each
Also published here 2014 38
Frank Shields Ambitious Card Bit card appears face-up on tabled deck
from a letter by Ed Marlo to Jeff Busby (June 8, 1979)
Related to 2017
Facsimile (Issue 6)
Roy Walton Navarac production of four Aces, reversed Caravan move
2017 86
Jeremiah Zuo Production on Top card appears on top of deck, in the hands
Inspired by 2019 4
Tom Gagnon About Face selection lost, wrong card found a few times then selection suddenly is face up on top
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The Blueprint, Vol. 4 No. 5, 1977
2019 20
Tom Gagnon Veiled Reversal Aces lost and deck spread on table, covered with handkerchief and gathered, Aces then reversed on top of deck
2019 445
Benjamin Barnes Face-up Free Fall selection buried face-up in face-down deck, deck dropped and card appears face-up on top as in air-pressure revelation
July 2021
Elixir (Vol. 3 No. Special Chicago Issue #1)
George McBride Drop Aces Aces distributed in deck and pushed in, they suddenly appear face up on face of deck
Inspired by
  • "Drop Pass" (Gordon Bruce, Mojo, Vol. 1 No. 5, 2007)
2022 94
Joshua Logan Back to the Future Reverse peeked-at card appears face up on top
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Nov. 2012
2022 1157
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Face-up production on deck bottom card of face-to-face double is stolen out into right palm and deposited on top of deck
2022 231