46 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Matrix like Effects
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Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Seelenwanderung der Karten four-of-a-kind placed in square formation in a napkin, two card covered with cardboard, they travel upwards one by one through the napkin, preliminary phase in which every Ace does a trick (comes to top, travels from pocket to pocket, to pocket, appears at any number) to switch the ungaffed cards for double facers Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 2
Carl Willmann Ein Spaziergang der vier Asse four Aces in square formation on a cloth or paper, two covered, they travel upwards through the cloth/paper one by one Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 146
William H. McCaffrey The Four Aces matrix layout Greater Magic 357
Unknown Streamlining the Sympathetic Aces Expert Card Technique 242
Jean Hugard The Ace Assembly two covers The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 82) 334
Dai Vernon The Queens' Soiree four Queens on a handkerchief or newspaper, two are covered with a piece of paper, one by one they are placed under cloth and they travel under one piece of paperRelated toVariations The Queens' Soiree 1
George G. Kaplan Will-o'-the-Wisp Routine sympathetic cards through newspaper with one cover onlyVariations The Fine Art of Magic 56
H. Adrian Smith Penetrative Aces newspaper/handkerchief penetration, matrix layout Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 141
Clyde Cairy Card Assembly with two magazines and four cards on a newspaper Classic Secrets of Magic 114
Albert Goshman Four Cards Through A Newspaper Also published here Four Cards Through A Newspaper 3
Peter Kane The Chink-a-Chink Aces four piles in square formation with aces on top, O. Henry finish A Further Card Session with Peter Kane 5
Horace E. Bennett Suit Yourself Improved four cards in Matrix layout, travel under piece of cardboardRelated to Bennett's Best 71
Paul Harris, Patrick Snowden "Jigsaw" transpo with signed card, signed card is torn up, matrix with torn pieces, restorationVariations Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 21
Dai Vernon Soiree "The Ace Soiree" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1032
John C. Wagner Matrix Torn and Restored Card matrix with torn quarters, restoration climaxVariations 7 Secrets 12
Andrew Galloway The Undercover Cards four cards through newspaper gather under a folded sheet of paper, one by one Diverting Card Magic 45
Ben Harris Simplified Matrix card torn in quarters, they assemble in matrix fashion, then card is restoredInspired by For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 15
Michael Ammar Card Matrix cards visually assemble instead of coins underneathRelated toAlso published here Encore II 2
Horace E. Bennett Suit Yourself - Stand Up Version four cards in Matrix layout, travel under piece of cardboard, on a newspaperRelated toAlso published here
  • in "Mantra"
Bennett's Fourth Book 56
Derek Dingle Restoration Assembly comboRelated to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 187
Michael Skinner All-Fair Card Through Newspaper Related to Intimate Magic 28
Dai Vernon Electromagnetic Aces with two magazinesRelated to Arcane (Issue 9) 105
"Magic" Christian Stelzel, Frank Gordon Christian's 4 Ace Matrix with two Jumbo cards Lecture Magic 36
Karl Fulves The Layout Problem further thoughts on Elusive LadyInspired byRelated to Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 6
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)
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 39
Albert Goshman Cards Thru Newspaper credit information, cards pass through newspaper.Inspired byAlso published here Magic By Gosh 105
Zalman Puchoff A Quarter to nine torn card pieces travel a la Matrix Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 9) 1542
Harry Lorayne A Quarter to Seven torn card pieces travel a la Matrix Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 9) 1543
José Carroll The Glass Wall cards through newpaper with transparent sheetVariations 52 Lovers 123
John Carney Bull Session assembly, using large piece of black tissue Carneycopia 118
Michael Ammar Card Matrix cards visually assemble instead of coins underneathAlso published here The Magic of Michael Ammar 95
Aldo Colombini Cut Corners torn pieces, transformation climax Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 4) 2350
Van McGee Sticking Together pictures of four coins on four cards travel on one card à la matrixInspired byRelated to The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 55) 1018
Tommy Wonder, Paul LePaul, Edward Victor Winged Signatures "cards through newspaper" done with signed business cards and close-up mat, card to envelope climax The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 80
Bob King Flight Four Ace through Four from corners of newspaper or mat to under jumbo card Flight Four 2
Richard Bartram, Jr. Queen's Sore Ear four cards travel under Jumbo cardInspired by Trephine 15
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Congregation pictures of four coins on four cards travel on one card à la matrix, then coins become realRelated to Trephine 60
Doug Conn Evening Up The Odds small cards on coins, the cards assembleInspired byRelated to Tricks of my Trade 175
Ellis Stanyon The Four Aces on a Handkerchief No. 17, "The Flying Aces", Aces in corners on handkerchief, covered with paper pieces, placed under handkerchief and they travel upwards, also with coins Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 135
Stanley Collins Flip Switch switch with cardboard cover, use in assembly routineRelated to
  • Card Conceits (1925)
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 70
Don England The Face-up Cards Through the Newspaper Don England's Paradox 145
Dave Campbell Cards Through a Newspaper one cover, all cards face up The Dave Campbell Legacy 317
Jack Avis Flight Fantastique Aces through newspaper one by one, they change into Kings and Aces are in deckInspired by
  • Roy Walton version of Sympathetic Aces
Related to
Rara Avis 58
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 Card Cemetery 20
Román García El Muro de Cristal four cards signed on the back, through transparent handkerchief, covered with postcardInspired byRelated to
  • Gabi Pareras' "Ases clandestino" in "Sequencias"
Nanomagias 165
Karl Fulves Karate Steal "Two Ideas"
stealing card off tabled deck into palm or under cover
Prolix (Issue 10) 696