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Unknown Verkleinerungskarte single card shrinks and vanishes see also "The Diminishing Card" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 139
Unknown Die Riesenkarte card triples in size see also "The Changing and Enlarging Card" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 143
Unknown Die Verwandlungs- und Verkleinerungskarte Queen changes in a Jack, shrinks to half its size and vanishes 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 151
Unknown Die Kartencigarre card vanishes in the hands, miniature card reappears at end of cigar, it then grows to normal size 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 184
Unknown The Latest Diminishing Card gaffed 1897 New Era Card Tricks 226
Unknown The Changing and Diminishing Card card changes, shrinks, then disappears 1897 New Era Card Tricks 229
Laurie Ireland It Changes, It Shrinks, It Vanishes random card changes into selection, card then shrinks and grows 1938 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1938") 1
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Spuds cards to arm pit, selection shrinks and vanishes, miniature card appears in chosen potato 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 16
Unknown Shrinking Gaff card shrinks to miniature card, see footnote 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 17
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 221
Unknown Enlarging and Diminishing Cards classic fan technique see also "The Shrink" (Steve Beam, 1984) 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 276
Dai Vernon Jumbo Surprise a Card becomes a Jumbo Card when turned over on the table varied by "Big Deal" (Steve Beam, 1987) 1959 Inner Secrets of Card Magic 38
Karl Fulves Big Deal gag, spectator cannot square his selection in the deck because it's larger than the other cards 1971 The Book of Numbers 38
Roy Walton The Witch-Doctors card shrinks between four kings see also "Bob Driebeek On The 'Witchdoctors'" (Bob Driebeek, 1975) 1974 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Bob Driebeek Bob Driebeek On The 'Witchdoctors' with a pocket card for the small cards, second idea with magnet cards see also "The Witch-Doctors" (Roy Walton, 1974) 1975 Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 66
Barry Govan Match Card card vanishes and miniature cards appears in matchbook held by a spectator 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 152
Karl Fulves & Slydini Wee Three sandwich put in case, shaken, sandwiched card shrinks, two methods (second 90% Slydini's) 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 185
Charles Waller Shrinking Card one of three cards shrinks 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 876
Alan Shaxon Professional Cards to Pocket five cards travel to pocket, then they shrink and appear as jumbo cards in the pocket 1976 Practical Sorcery 10
Philip T. Goldstein Shrink Wrap one of the kings shrink 1977 Scattershot 11
Karl Fulves Prepare To Die chosen card shrinks in deck, devil's pack presentation 1977 Impromptu Holdouts 45
Philip T. Goldstein Expansion behind a giant fan, a card changes and becomes a jumbo card 1978 The Phil Goldstein Convention Lecture 2
Frank Garcia & Father Cyprian Additional Uses for the "Hole" 1. changing four Kings to Aces
2. card transforms underneath sponge hole
3. card shrinks underneath sponge hole
1978 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 11) 16
Richard Kaufman "It Shrinks!" card shrinks multiple times ala diminishing cards, gaffed 1979 CardMagic 155
Richard Kaufman Travel four cards at once without deck, diminishing cards as pseudo explanation 1979 CardMagic 161
Karl Fulves Impromptwo poker size card placed in bridge size deck vanishes or shrinks to bridge size 1979 Shape Changers 9
Karl Fulves An Expansion Sandwich two poker size cards sandwich a bridge size card which expands to poker size 1979 Shape Changers 10
Karl Fulves Expansion of Matter bridge card sandwiched between poker size cards expands
- Brutus Method
- Sit-Down Approach
- Sneak Attack
1979 Shape Changers 13
Al Leech Major Surgery one card shrinks 1980 Al Leech's Legacy 11
Al Leech & Martin Gardner A Typographical Error variation on "Major Surgery", changing back kicker 1980 Al Leech's Legacy 18
Al Leech Too Small strategy to add a small card to the deck 1980 Al Leech's Legacy 30
Gene Maze Wldness of the Wildest Kind blank then, small cards 1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 74
Paul Harris The Uncut Version two half cards are put on deck where they visually grow and penetrate each other see also "The Uncut Version of The Uncut Version" (Paul Harris, 1980) 1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book II 45
Paul Harris The Uncut Version of The Uncut Version two half cards are put on deck where they visually grow and penetrate each other see also "The Uncut Version" (Paul Harris, 1980) 1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book II 57
Ron Frost "That's Small" miniature card gag 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 7) 514
Karl Fulves Baby Face Poker Problem #8, 5 indifferent cards change into miniature Royal Flush, or jumbo size poker hand, no method 1981 Octet 75
Mike Caveney Flying Deuces boomerang card transforms into jumbo card 1982 Ideas 17
Phillip Young Instant Location torn and taped card changes into torn and taped jumbo card of same value 1982 Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 19
Lawrence Frame Compression last ace shrinks in spectator's hands see also "Compression" (Lawrence Frame, 1986) 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 10) 1124
Paul Harris & Doug Bennett Bizarre Shrink card visibly shrinks while held in spectator's hand varied by "Return of the Bizarre Shrink" (Paul Harris & Ricky Sanchez & Doug Bennett, 1996) 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 115
Ben Harris Topological Connection Climax done with miniature card frames which are streched into normal sized card frames as climax 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 10) 973
Steve Hamilton Going, Going ... Gone! cards shrink 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1260
Jay Sankey & Paul Harris "10" ace, 2, 3 and 4 are squeezed together into jumbo 10 spot, blendo 1984 Close-up Seductions 79
Richard Kaufman Vacilation card becomes miniature card and normal again several times while it is flicked 1985 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 43
Mike Bornstein Miniature Mindreading Miracle though of card, wrong card changes into miniature brainwave deck 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1060
Jerry K. Hartman Mini Ha Ha card shrinks to miniature card 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 162
Don England Telescopic Alice Card visibly shrinks and returns to original size 1985 / 93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 60
Lawrence Frame Compression Twisting the Aces, last Ace shrinks see also "Compression" (Lawrence Frame, 1983) 1986 Close-up Framework 7
Mike Bornstein Enlarger normal card comes out of box and becomes giant card when fully removed 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1408
Steve Beam Big Deal card not hidden behind jumbo card inspired by "Jumbo Surprise" (Dai Vernon, 1959) 1987 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 16) 276
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff", selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selection see also Dr. Jaks' "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff" in Charly Eperny's "Das Stanley-Jaks Buch", 1961. P.126,
also published as "Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1989),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1991),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2002),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2006),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2007)
1988 Seminarheft 1
Brother John Hamman Stun-Sational card splits in three miniature card, another card visibly grows to normal size, prediction presentation 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 138
Brother John Hamman Fan-to-See visual growing fan 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 250
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff", selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selection see also Dr. Jaks' "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff" in Charly Eperny's "Das Stanley-Jaks Buch", 1961. P.126,
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2006),
also published as "Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1988)
1989 Seminarheft 24
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff", selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selection see also Dr. Jaks' "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff" in Charly Eperny's "Das Stanley-Jaks Buch", 1961. P.126,
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2006),
also published as "Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1988)
1991 Magie 9
Tommy Wonder Squeeze whole deck visually shrinks when put in miniature card case 1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 149
Tommy Wonder The Snail's Progress static fan gets smaller visually and disappears 1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 154
Paul Harris The Uncut Version two half cards are put on deck where they visually grow and penetrate each other 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2") 235
Paul Harris Butt of Course! idea for changing card the spectator sits on in mini-card 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Section "Misc. Pieces of Paul") 279
Paul Harris & Ricky Sanchez & Doug Bennett Return of the Bizarre Shrink card visibly shrinks while held in spectator's hand inspired by "Bizarre Shrink" (Paul Harris & Doug Bennett, 1983) 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Close-up Kinda Guy") 129
Jay Sankey "10" ace, 2, 3 and 4 are squeezed together into jumbo 10 spot, blendo 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Close-up Seductions") 181
Sid Lorraine A Novel Card Discovery miniature card jumps out of deck when riffled, reprinted from Linking Ring, March 1928 see also "Rising Issues" (Karl Fulves, 1996) 1996 New Card Rises 20
Howard Wurst A Small Card, Right? miniature card jumps out of deck when riffled 1996 New Card Rises 22
Karl Fulves Kicker card jumps out halfway when riffled, second selection jumps out as miniature card 1996 New Card Rises 25
Karl Fulves Shrink Fit wrong card rises, it shrinks to half size and changes into selection 1996 New Card Rises 32
Ken Krenzel Cloning Queens queen is split in two, split again, miniature queen appears, they all melt back into one 1997 Ingenuities 145
Bruce Cervon Do You Believe in Intuition! 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 95
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with four Kings, then the Kings shrink into mini cards inspired by "The Jennings Revelation" (Larry Jennings, 1986),
see also "Shrunken Revelation" (Joshua Jay, 2005)
1999 Magic Atlas 92
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card 1999 Magic Atlas 119
Don England Micro Warp Card Warp with the Card shrinking 2001 Don England's Paradox 60
Don England The Eye Exam Card shrinks under magnifying lense 2001 Don England's Paradox 66
Don England The Optical Shrink Card shrinks and grows under magnifying lense 2001 Don England's Paradox 68
Don England The Little Big Card Card first visibly shrinks, then becomes Jumbo Card 2001 Don England's Paradox 78
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff", selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selection, with a half forcing deck see also Dr. Jaks' "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff" in Charly Eperny's "Das Stanley-Jaks Buch", 1961. P.126,
also published as "Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1988),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2007)
2002 Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 11
Al Baker Climax shrinking card as climax for last card in Cards To Pocket 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magazines") 615
Joshua Jay Shrunken Revelation Jennings Revelation with cards shrinking to mini cards as an ending inspired by "The Jennings Revelation" (Larry Jennings, 1986),
see also "Shrunken Revelation" (Joshua Jay, 1999)
2005 Sleight of Hand and a Twist of Fate 34
Arthur Trace The One-Handed Relativity Change Mini card held in hand grows into poker sized card instantly 2006 It's All Relative 17
Arthur Trace Relative Transformation Spectator selects a random mini card, it grows into a poker sized card 2006 It's All Relative 19
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff", selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selection, using a Svengali deck see also Dr. Jaks' "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff" in Charly Eperny's "Das Stanley-Jaks Buch", 1961. P.126,
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1989),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1991),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2007),
also published as "Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1988)
2006 Compilation 84
Kostya Kimlat Pandora's (Card) Box three selections, one under box, from box comes miniature box and from it miniature prediction that changes into second selection, third one folded in small box 2007 Best of Friends - Volume III 220
Christoph Borer Giant Count reinvention of "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff", selected card is shuffled into the deck and cards put in inside jacket pocket, small number is named and on that position performer produces a jumbo card which has the same value as the selection, with a half forcing deck see also Dr. Jaks' "Dr. Jaks Kartenbluff" in Charly Eperny's "Das Stanley-Jaks Buch", 1961. P.126,,
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2006),
also published as "Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 1988),
"Giant Count" (Christoph Borer, 2002)
2007 Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 13
So Sato Shrink Vanish single card shrinks via optical illusion, vanishes, reappears in pocket inspired by "A "One Card" Routine" (Guy Hollingworth, 1999) 2016 The Secrets of So Sato 17