61 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Animation / Floatation
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Unknown La Carte qui Saute en l'air, en Sortant du Jeu, Sans qu'on la Touche card rises from a houlette and flies up into the air, also possible with several cards La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 54
Unknown Die Karte als Luftkönigin No. 10, card floats out of deck, across stage, into glass, and back, everything is then examined Der Kartenkünstler 99
Unknown Mysteriöses Kartensteigen cards rise out of deck and float in airRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 211
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenmagneta two selections, deck in a glass, one selection rises out of deck and floats to other glass and in midair changes to second selectionRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 213
Unknown The Queen of the Air card rises from pack and floats to glass goblet on other side of stage, transforms in midairRelated to New Era Card Tricks 69
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards card floats into hand, two methods (with or without reel) The Modern Conjurer 119
Unknown And Yet Again - The Rising Cards cards rise, last one floats out, gaff in sleeve for last card Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 4
Unknown Method No. 3. Card Rising from Hand to Hand Hair and Wax Pellet, card floats through air to other hand Greater Magic 389
Unknown Method No. 4. From a Glass Hair and Wax Pellet, card floats through air from glass to hand Greater Magic 390
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards The Aerial Cards, floating across stage with named cards (assistant) Greater Magic 412
Unknown A Method for Parlor The Aerial Cards, floating card Greater Magic 413
Unknown A Second Method The Aerial Cards, floating card, no assistant Greater Magic 413
Unknown The Queen of the Air The Aerial Cards, card floating from one table to another Greater Magic 414
Jean Hugard The Aerial Cards - Jean Hugard Method three cards rise out of the deck and float into other hand Prepared Cards and Accessories 23
Howard Thurston Howard Thurston Rising Cards cards rise and float into hand Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 250
Paul Fox, Harlan Tarbell Superba Rising Cards four cards rise and float into hand Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 255
Howard Thurston Thurston's Floating Card card floats up and down, thread Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 257
Sid Fleischman, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther The Impromptu Floating Card card floats over palm up handsVariations My Best 63
Joe Karson The Floating Queen card floats behind the fingersRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 128
Cardini Cardini's Rising Card floats up into hand, write-up by Milton Tropp The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. Close-Up Folio #6) 937
Lewis Ganson Die Samba-Karte selection rises from deck under silk and floats upwards Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 92
Daniel Cros Daniel's Butterfly card cut into butterfly shape, inspired by Kaps' Floating Cork Close-up Entertainer 119
Karl Fulves Contacting The Spirits top card on small packet floats up, using card with hole in centerInspired byRelated to The Topological False Count 14
Paul Harris The Floating Deck half the pack floats above other half Close-up Fantasies - Book II 19
Bob Hummer Hummer's Whirling Card Related to Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 84
Jerry Andrus, Jon Racherbaumer, Danny Korem, Gene Castillon 7-Up Float Treatment Andrus' rubber ball floatation, including:
- Effect (Andrus)
- Four-Card Method (Racherbaumer)
- Flap-Card Method (Castillon)
- Sponge Ball Method (Castillon, Racherbaumer)
- Double Flotation (Korem)
Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 12) 89
Don England The Upper Deck cased deck floats underneath silk Zombie like, then vanishes from case except for selection Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 1
Jerry Andrus, Derek Dingle Super Floating Card rubber ball and card with holeRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 120
Karl Fulves Close-Up Zombie folded handkerchief is held in front of the deck, selection rises and floats behind the handkerchief à la Zombie Wireless II 36
John Kennedy Animated Card Location three selections, one rises from pocket, second shoots from deck, last rises from deck and floats into hand Lecture III 12
Mark Lefler Whirling Card card shoots out of deck and floats into handRelated to Lecture III 16
Jay Sankey Floater whole deck, ungaffed Sankey Panky 61
John Samapaga O-C-I top card of three-card packet floats up Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 1) 7
Srechko Howard, Paul Harris, Ben Harris Float-Flip-Flight Half of the deck floats up, then selected card shoots out of deck Killer Klose-Up 69
Ken Krenzel The "Cases" Deck Levitation deck in case floats at hand Incredible Full Deck Levitation 6
Ken Krenzel The Haunted Levitation deck floats up at selection Incredible Full Deck Levitation 7
Ken Krenzel The Non-Clip Haunted Levitation deck floats up at selection Incredible Full Deck Levitation 12
Ken Krenzel "Killer" Floating Deck Related to Incredible Full Deck Levitation 18
Ken Krenzel Incredible Full Deck Levitation paper clip gimmick Incredible Full Deck Levitation 1
Ken Krenzel Purist Non-Clip Variations ungaffed versionInspired by Incredible Full Deck Levitation 11
Ken Krenzel A Gimmicked Incredible Levitation alternativeInspired by Incredible Full Deck Levitation 14
Steve Beam The Floating Lady queen floats between two halves of the deck, then the card vanishes, impromptuRelated toVariations The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 28) 485
Karl Fulves Levitation card floats behind fingersRelated to Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 41
Steve Beam Free Fall card fan floats The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 630
Unknown Sponging floating card with attached spongeball The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 639
John Riggs Back to Back Issues Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 35) 640
Ellis Stanyon The Wonderful Floating Card Trick selection floats from deck into other hand Knowing The Rising Cards 23
Stanley Collins Jumping Cards (The Siamese Bloodstone) cards jump from hat, hat is balanced on the rim of a plate Knowing The Rising Cards 24
Karrell Fox Simply Thurston Goodies 96
Tony Miller Poke Salad card with hole Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 7) 2670
Paul Harris The Floating Deck half the pack floats above other half The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 241
Srechko Howard How to Pop a Floating Deck first top half floats above bottom half, then selection pops outRelated to The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 247
Joel Givens Hover deck floats above the hand, impromptu The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1154
Michael Kaminskas Heli-Card card rises from deck then it is signed and is spinned in the air, Steve Fearson Hookup Miracle Material 19
Karl Fulves Silver Kiss card on pile moves up against spectator's hand, hole in cards The Vampire Chronicles 36
Bill Morgan Up, Up, and Away card rises out of deck and floats until caught, wax The Rising Card Book 6
John Carney The Ascension Gimmick wire stuck to thumb tip The Book of Secrets 318
Daniel Garcia Dischover Credit card floats between hands, impromptu Next 4
John Carney Ascension four selections, one rises underneath silk, one floats into hand, fountain for last card The Book of Secrets 300
Jay Sankey, David Acer Uppity Deck on table covered by napkin, deck begins floating ala Zombie Ball, then deck vanishes, leaving only the selected card Random Acts of Magic 46
Daniel Garcia Disc Hover Floating credit card, impromptu, floats between hands Limited 21