169 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Animation / Rising Card(s) / Impromptu
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Unknown Ungimmicked Rising Cards Modern Magic 129
Unknown Houlette à la Main fingers from behind Tricks with Cards 119
Unknown Der Kartensteiger in der Hand Der moderne Kartenkünstler 206
Unknown Card Rising from the Hand The Expert at the Card Table 170
Laurie Ireland Effects and Methods of Producing Cards - Any Card Called Rises from Deck brief, memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Unknown And Yet Again - The Rising Cards cards rise, last one floats out, gaff in sleeve for last card Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 4
Tom Sellers The Laughable Rising Card nose drags card up Card Tricks That Work 8
Sam Leo Horowitz Rising Card - The Horowitz Thumb Method from fan Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 50
Unknown A Rising Card Comedy apparently invisible thread makes card move Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 52
Unknown The Broadway Rise - A New Impromptu Rising Card Effect rises at right angle Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 51
Unknown Under Cover card rises under handkerchief Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 6. basic application Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown Another Rising Card control to top with stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 271
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card plunger, reprinted from Genii, Sept 1936 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 328
Unknown Magnetized Card cards cling to finger and are dragged out of deck, stripper deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Louis Lam The El-El Rising Card Novelty variation of right little-finger rise using cigarette Watch Me Closely 29
Unknown Method No. 1. Card Rise from the Pack Held in the Left Hand Greater Magic 392
Unknown Method No. 2. The Little Finger Rise Related to Greater Magic 392
Sam Leo Horowitz Method No. 3. The Thumb Rise from fan Greater Magic 394
Unknown Method No. 4. A Comedy Rising Card not so deceptive, more a production Greater Magic 395
Baffles Brush Method No. 9. Card Rising Through a Handkerchief ungaffed Greater Magic 397
Unknown Method No. 10. Card Rises from Card Case Tied to Performer's Hand Greater Magic 398
Jack McMillen Method No. 11. The "Plunger" Rising Cards with or without handkerchief, including an easier variation with wax Greater Magic 400
Tom Sellers The Impromptu Rising Card alternative handling with wax Scots Magic 7
Unknown The One-Hand Plunger Rising Cards Expert Card Technique 207
Jack McMillen The Witchcraft Card Rise from behind, bent, interesting Expert Card Technique 212
Unknown The Two-Hand Plunger Rising Cards Related to Expert Card Technique 211
Unknown The Rising Card Escape deck cased and tied to hand Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 194
Audley Walsh Two - presentation for vanishing a rabbit with the break-away box
- invisible hair attached to deck, one card rises and is levered again
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 39
Unknown Threadless The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Unknown Impromptu Rising Card Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1, No. 7) 32
Unknown Rising Cards through Handkerchief Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 251
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card with handkerchief, plunger My Best 64
Larry Arcuri Your Card business card rises out of cased deck, gag presentation "I will find your card" Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 5) 158
Unknown A Book and a Card card is put in book and rises from there, using back palm Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 4 148
Unknown Ootchy Kootchy crude rising Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 51
Unknown Hair Raising card is pulled up via invisible hair Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 52
Unknown Sunrise card rises out of fan, crude Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 55
Unknown Pinkie does it The Royal Road to Card Magic 25
Bob Madison The Great Trunk Trick plunger rise with handkerchief cover, drink appears as climax Show Stoppers with Cards 16
Ernest E. Bourne My Favorite Rising Card Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 15
Paul LePaul An Impromptu Rising Card Effect Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 190
Bill Woodfield Simplo saliva method The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 206) 823
M. B. Schulman Up plunger principle, placement The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 239) 955
Don Tanner, Dr. Stanley Jaks Don Tanner's 4 Items - miniature deck from sealed cigarette pack
- selection rises from cigarette pack
- card stabbing, wrapped in paper
- tie gag
The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 276) 1102
Karrell Fox Foxy Aces four aces rise from fan Kornfidentially Yours 19
Stanley Palm Jump Up Card selection jumps halfway out of box as deck is dropped in box, gaffed cardRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 55
Cliff Green A Whiff of Confusion odd-backed card pushed in deck rises out of it, transposes with duplicate from deck Professional Card Magic 62
Charles Aste Jr. First Finger Fountain card rises and then jumps up Expert Card Conjuring 67
Joseph K. Schmidt The World's Easiest Card Rise plunger The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 6
Joseph K. Schmidt The Strip-Out Card Rise jog shuffle set-up for plunger The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 12
Joseph K. Schmidt The Handkerchief Push-Thru The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 14
Joseph K. Schmidt The Improved Saliva Card Rise The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 23
Joseph K. Schmidt The Rising Packet with handkerchiefVariations The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 30
Joseph K. Schmidt Some Notes on the Rising Card Trick saliva riseRelated to
  • Martin Gardner, Jan. 1949 of Hugard's Magic Monthly
The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 22
George Zacharellis The Hunter and the Hunted deck dropped in case, selection projects from cased deck, two handlings The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 26
Joseph K. Schmidt Another Method for the Strip-Out Rise plunger The Impromptu Close-up Card Rise 34
Bruce Cervon Quantum Jump more jumping than rising The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 5) 323
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Impromptu Card Rise plunger Million Dollar Card Secrets 30
Bob Baxter Rising & Vanishing Card under handkerchief Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 103
Karl Fulves Duplex Elevator plunger, with transposition Packet Switches (Part Two) 78
Karl Fulves Rise using handkerchief, see also p. 786Inspired byVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 4) 707
Karl Fulves Wireless how to set up for the plunger rise with variationsRelated to Epilogue (Issue 23) 215
Fred Robinson Ambitious Riser Variations Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 8) 92
Eric Mason Arise Comrades Inspired byRelated to Pabular (Vol. 1, No. 10) 118
Karl Fulves Novelty 4-Ace Production an ace is sandwiched between indifferent cards and placed in deck, another ace rises sideways, it's turned perpendicular, pushed in an rises out as different ace Methods with Cards - Part 1 68
Francis Carlyle Comedy Rising Card with thumb The Magic of Francis Carlyle 12
Jack McMillen, Francis Carlyle Impromptu Jack McMillen Rising Card The Magic of Francis Carlyle 75
Darion Sagan, Philip T. Goldstein Taking the Plunge rising card finds chosen card Pabular (Vol. 3, No. 10) 419
Philip T. Goldstein Ambitious Appearance card (or double) rises up Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 11) 128
Richard Kaufman Method for the Multiple-Card Rise On the Up and Up 12
Ken Krenzel B) For An Instant Turnaround outjogged card visually turns over On the Up and Up 15
Richard Kaufman, Ken Krenzel The Routine On the Up and Up 18
Richard Kaufman Four Aces ...rise from different parts of the deck On the Up and Up 20
Ken Krenzel Method for the Single-Card Rise Related to On the Up and Up 8
Richard Kaufman Climax for the Multiple-Card Rise outjogged card transforms, not visual On the Up and Up 14
Ken Krenzel Climax for a Two-Card Rise - A) For An Instant Change outjogged card changes visually On the Up and Up 15
Richard Kaufman Triumph cards rise from face up / face down deck which is then rightened On the Up and Up 20
Richard Kaufman High Rise card rises from upper half of IF deck On the Up and Up 20
Richard Kaufman Split Rise risen card (a four) is split in 2 twos On the Up and Up 20
Charlie Miller, John F. Mendoza The Miller(?) Change card rises from back of deck, changes thereRelated toVariations The Book of John 29
Larry West Acrobatic Card Extension bluff rising sequence, then card jumps out between two cardsRelated to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 3) 171
Terry LaGerould Kinky-Pinky deck balanced upright on fingers while card rises Close-up Entertainer 66
Karl Fulves (B) Named Ace Rise Interlock 27
Jeff Busby Squeeze-Out card rises out between two other cards, credit correction on page 492 (Busby's "Squeeze Play")Related to Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 12) 428
Jerry Sadowitz The Sadowitz Plunger Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 7) 880
Al Leech, Kevin Davie Relative Rise card rises out of deck in spectator's handsInspired byRelated to Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 4) 829
Paul Harris Tuning Fork flourish revelation in incomplete faro condition
- The Shuffle
- The Peek
- Assembling the Tuning Fork
- The Control Panel
- The Rise
Close-up Fantasies - Book I 101
Jerry K. Hartman Uprising Means & Ends 31
Jerry K. Hartman Three-D Three selections found in different waysRelated to Means & Ends 34
Bob Nelson Squared-Squeeze using corner short and 2-card-versionInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 7) 514
Jack McMillen Witchcraft Updated Sleights & Swindles 7
Paul Harris The Bill Collector card is found with dollar bill and (more or less) rises out of pack when bill is pulledVariations Close-up Fantasies Finalé 129
Jack McMillen The Voodoo Card Rise top card lowers Sleights & Swindles 8
Bob Friedhoffer New Pinky Rise The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 3) 22
Eddie Ward Zombie Card Rise Wireless II 5
Karl Fulves The Smaller Group four aces, named aces rises, posed as problem Wireless II 12
Karl Fulves Wireless Notes ideas on Wireless II Wireless II 28
Karl Fulves General Rise Inspired by Wireless II 3
Karl Fulves Elevation with transparent handkerchief, wrong card rises, transform into selection Wireless II 4
Karl Fulves Threadless DeKolta three selections, cards in case, handkerchiefInspired by Wireless II 13
Karl Fulves Wireless II - Setting the Plunger
- Block Alignment
- Arise
- The Cheap Asrah Phase
Related to Wireless II 22
Karl Fulves Dollar Deck dollar bill is pulled through the deck and selection rises up Wireless II 43
Father Cyprian TV Card Rise non-aligned folded card as gimmick T.V. Card Rise 3
Rick Johnsson Azis II card "rises"/falls downwards T.V. Card Rise 22
Gene Maze Maze Card Rise card rises from deck sideways with deck held upright on table, sucker element T.V. Card Rise 36
Tan Hock Chuan, Karl Fulves After Tan pinky rise, credit claimRelated to Wireless II 33
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
Rick Johnsson Azis uses card with torn slitRelated to T.V. Card Rise 20
Karl Fulves Out Pivot incomplete faro condition, cards pushed together and selection pivots outRelated to T.V. Card Rise 34
Roy G. Vasquez Unique card(s) jump out of card case, ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 10) 829
Joe Safuto A-Rise pinky pushes up card on back - variation Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 10) 839
Earl Nelson, Eric Mason "Up" Set see credit correction on page lxix The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1, No. 9) 77
Paul Harris Pyramid - How to Make a Pyramid (three-sided structure with cards)
- Modern Pyramid (card rises out of pyramid)
- Elevator Pyramid
Related toVariations A Close-Up Kinda Guy 70
Bob Nelson The Nelson Card Rise pinky pushes up card at the pack, one-handed Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 187
Bob Nelson, Edward Marlo Multiple Bluff Rise three aces rise, indifferent card rises and changes to ace, similar to up and up rise change Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 188
Jerry Sadowitz Something's Up! three cards, plunger rise Cards Hit 22
Jeff Busby Squeeze-Out card rises out between two other cards, for credit information see referenceRelated to Best of Friends - Volume II 296
Steve Beam Electric Chair card rises from deck, in case held by spectator, electric chair presentation, two methodsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 8) 134
Steve Beam Charged Cards several phases, apparently cards are charged with electric energy
1. single card rises from deck
2. half of a card stands on table on the long end
3. half of a card stands on table on the short end
4. four quarters of a card cling to the fingers
5. card spread is picked up (Jerry Andrus)
see also p. 243 for additional idea by Jim Surprise
Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 161
Jerry K. Hartman Rise Guys plunger rise with faro-set-up Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 1) 1158
David Britland The Big Squeeze presentational ploy for holding deck with both hands Angel Card Rise Plus 19
David Britland The Topological Angel card with folded cornerRelated to Angel Card Rise Plus 15
Bruce Cervon Quantum Jump more jumping than rising The Cervon File 26
David Britland Business Thoughts business card signed by spectator and put in packet, rubber banded, selection slowly rises upRelated to Card Kinetics 11
David Britland Inside-Out Angel rubber banded deck, selection slowly rises out of itInspired by Card Kinetics 16
Rudy Coby, Unknown The Tsunami Card Rise relativity principle, based on a Jack McMillen idea Spectacle 9
Ken Krenzel, Fred Robinson On-the-up-and-up Move Close-up Impact! 108
Joseph K. Schmidt "Command Performance" Rise Close-up Impact! 109
Jack McMillen, Ken Krenzel Plunger Rise with method for getting into it Close-up Impact! 110
Unknown Impromptu ... Or Nearly So! methods from Royal Road and New Era Card Tricks, two impromptu and one with false fingerRelated to Knowing The Rising Cards 13
Chris Kenner Schwing! pinky rise Totally Out Of Control 98
Edward Marlo Off-Hand Hooker any named card rises, using pinky rise and stack Card Finesse II 242
Ernest Earick Cross Purposes card rises perpendicular from deck on table By Forces Unseen 153
Ben Harris Crosswize Rize By Forces Unseen 162
William Goodwin Plunger Sandwich sandwich cards rise out of deck with selection in between, ace production kicker Notes from the Batcave 16
Joe Rindfleisch Reverse and Rise out of the case Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 3) 2329
Doug Edwards Are You Ready? Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18, No. 10) 2560
Edward Marlo Ambitious Rise card rises from side, put in center, repeatedInspired by Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1)) 14
Terry LaGerould Kinky Pinky deck balanced upright on fingers while card rises The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 153
Paul Harris Tuning Fork flourish revelation in incomplete faro condition The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 217
Paul Harris The Bill Collector card is found with dollar bill and (more or less) rises out of pack when bill is pulled The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale) 87
Gene Maze Illusionary Card Rise New Card Rises 10
Joseph K. Schmidt Joseph Schmidt's Addition Related to
  • "Command Performance" (Joseph K. Schmidt, Modern Close Up Card Problems, 1981)
New Card Rises 12
Conrad C. Bush Impromptu Card Rise with new deck order version by Karl Fulves New Card Rises 16
Martin Gardner Saliva Card Rise with handkerchief New Card Rises 36
Karl Fulves Subternatural New Card Rises 59
Karl Fulves Card Rise Notes credit information on rise with first finger on top while pinky secretly pushes card upRelated to New Card Rises 50
Karl Fulves Notes on "An Impromptu Rising Card Effect" Inspired by New Card Rises 62
Karl Fulves Necroscope with handkerchiefInspired by The Vampire Chronicles 49
Unknown The Rising Cards saliva and handkerchief The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 1
Pit Hartling Defekt pinky rise & mismade card climax Das kleine grüne Heft 19
Paul McVee Two Handed Rise torn card with slit as gimmickRelated to The Rising Card Book 13
Chuck Smith Cardrise classic pinky rise but from the center Why Not? 8
Chuck Smith, Paul LePaul Thanks to LePaul Inspired by Tools Of The Trade 65
Karl Fulves Night Flight cardboard piece rides along as spread is flipped over on table, in center selection rises out sideways, for credit information see p. 139BRelated to Lost Vampire Secrets 194
Karl Fulves Remote Riser card returned to one half of the deck rises out of other half The Magic Thrust 7
David Regal Pinky Fan Rise Constant Fooling 2 234
David Acer Tangent Card rise out of deck perpendicularly Random Acts of Magic 130
Eddie Ward Zombie Card Rise under handkerchief Best of Friends - Volume III 487
Michael Vincent Three Cards, One Handkerchief three cards found with handkerchief: rise, transformation, penetration Best of Friends - Volume III 486
Fred Robinson Hanky Rise plunger method The Magic of Fred Robinson 176
Fred Robinson The Little Wiggle pinky rise The Magic of Fred Robinson 177
Ken Krenzel, Al Leech Low Rise card rises out of deck in spectator's handsInspired byRelated to Relaxed Impossibilities 201
Bob Nelson The Nelson Card Rise Classic Fantastic 62
Vanni Bossi, Tom Sellers Straight Up with a Twist card rises and spins once, secret rubber tipped pencilInspired by The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 101
Jack Carpenter The Texas Wind Card Rise card rises from deck that sticks halfway out of case The Expert's Portfolio No. 2 88
Unknown, Carl "Polaris" Melish The Pinky Rise classic and improvement by Polaris In Search of the "perfect" Rise 31
Fred Robinson Fred Robinson's Ambitious Riser In Search of the "perfect" Rise 32