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Unknown Two Drawn Cards, placed in different Boxes, made to Change Places at Command 1889 Tricks with Cards 159
Professor Hoffmann The "Sensation" Card Trick "An Experiment in Thought-reading"
three cards thought of, performer divines writes them on slips of paper, spectators remove their cards and the vanish from "card table" and reappear in deck
1889 Tricks with Cards 231
Unknown Card from Changing Card-box to Deck two cards chosen and put in box, apparently named one travels back to deck 1890 More Magic 123
Unknown Kunststück à la Cumberland three cards removed by spectators and placed in handkerchief, predicted on three billets in goblet, they travel back into deck, billet index 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 61
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Das fliegende Kartenhäuschen ohne Bedeckung card house built out of seven chosen card, it vanishes from one tray and reappears on another 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 203
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Grosses Kartenmanöver Jacks, Queens and Kings travel and transpose with two plates, heavily gaffed see also "Grand Card Maneuvre" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 221
Unknown The Conjurer's Prediction three thought of cards are divined, then travel from Card Box (prop) to deck 1897 New Era Card Tricks 155
Unknown Grand Card Maneuvre jacks on top and kings on bottom of deck, queens under plate, queens vanish and appear on top of deck, jacks and kings under second plate, then queens back under first plate see also "Grosses Kartenmanöver" (Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, 1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 160
Unknown Coin in Card, Paper in Candle Trick marked coin travels into card, piece of paper into candle see also "Card, Coin and Candle" (Joseph Michael Hartz, 1911) 1902 The Modern Conjurer 249
Joseph Michael Hartz Card, Coin and Candle coin wrapped in paper vanishes, reappears in chosen card, piece of paper into piece of candle see also "Coin in Card, Paper in Candle Trick" (1902) 1911 Later Magic 686
Albert Fellows & Stanley Collins The Well of Truth four selections are put in a small wishing well, then covered by handkerchief, the cards travel to the roof of the well 1920 Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 107
Tom Sellers Named Card and Slates named card vanishes from box and reappears between slates 1934 Card Tricks That Work 13
Dr. Richard Rowe Three Cards and a Bank Note (Bill) three selections & borrowed bill sealed in four envelopes, performer names card and serial number, all vanish and reappear in middle of deck, bill wrapped around the three cards, duplicates 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 43
Tom Sellers A Sliding Card Frame die box with card and a frame 1942 That's Good! 6
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Bathing Beauties four queens, one in hat three in glass of water, the one in hat vanishes, then all from glass, then all back in hat, using step gaff and clear celluloid card 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 3
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue The Card in the Paper Cone selection from pack to paper cone 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 28
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Cards from Pocket to Hand six or seven cards from pocket to empty right hand 1943 Tricks and Sleights 9
Unknown Cards, Envelope, and Hat six cards selected put in envelope, one of them travels into hat 1943 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 3 261
Clayton Rawson 1: Right in Front of Your Nose! also published as "1. Right in Front of Your Nose" (Clayton Rawson, 1956) 1946 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 100) 405
Vern Schoneck Sic Transit selected cards visibly appear in beer glass 1950 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 205) 818
Bert Allerton New Papel Blanco blank card is signed, face of a card appears on its back, then blank card vanishes 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 241) 963
Edward Marlo Count Cop for Left Hand one of five blue backed Card travells into red deck 1956 Action Palm 16
Dai Vernon & Mac MacDonald Seven Card Monte double facer, card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of pack see also "Seven Card Monte Redux" (Edward Marlo, 1991),
varied by "Seven-Card-Monte" (Alexander de Cova & Dai Vernon, 1994)
1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 88
Cliff Green Finale for the Flight of the Blues signed card vanishes from packed and is produced from air (back palm) 1961 Professional Card Magic 111
Karl Fulves Method for Madness medium in other room, card cut to in borrowed deck in darkness with flashlight, medium divines card, then has actual card in hand see also "The Perfect Crime" (Karl Fulves, 1976) 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 22
Arthur Setterington By Royal Command three of diamonds disappears from envelope and appears between to cards, with the pictures of Queen Victoria and the Duke of Wellington 1968 The Joe Smith Mysteries 9
Mike Morhman* Rapid Transit four aces in envelope, selected one travels from envelope to card case 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 8) 266
Fred Lessor Simple Optics selection travels from underneath hat into deck between aces, simplified handling inspired by "Optical Aces" (Karl Fulves, 1971) 1971 Epilogue (Issue 13) 101
Herb Zarrow Herb's Variant four cards, with selection that travels into deck varied by "Vernon's Variant" (Dai Vernon, 1967) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 72
Karl Fulves Margin For Error card from under mat to deck, prediction presentation, also as transposition (see Note 1) 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 72
John Carney Card Flight selection is found and then vanishes from the hands and appears reversed in the deck, held by the spectator 1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up - Part One 2
Karl Fulves Time Framed odd-backed joker vanishes and reappears in deck next to selection see also "Card Problems - (3)" (Karl Fulves, 1976) 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 1 8
Paul Harris & John C. Wagner X-Press three face-down cards dropped on aces and pressed, the alternate into collectors configuration, then three cards go back in deck and aces on table, collectors packet appears in deck and kings are on table inspired by "Press" (Paul Harris, 1976) 1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 9
Paul Harris La La's Lu Lu three aces travel from ace packet into deck one by one, last ace travels from deck to other 3 aces under spectator's hand varied by "The Incredible Tap Dancing Aces" (Paul Harris, 1978) 1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 29
Daryl Martinez Twisted Aces last ace vanishes and reappears reversed in deck see also "Leaving the Body" (Larry Jennings, 1997),
varied by "Logical Twist" (Dave Walker & Jon Racherbaumer, 1977),
"Twisted Aces Redivivus" (Daryl Martinez, 1980)
1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 66
Dave Walker & Jon Racherbaumer Logical Twist last ace vanishes and reappears reversed in deck inspired by "Twisted Aces" (Daryl Martinez, 1976),
also published as "Logical Twist" (Sticks & Stones No. 5)
1977 Good Turns 19
Richard Kaufman & Cliff Green Blues Caught on a Windy Day three selections are sandwiched between 4 odd-backed cards, they appear one by one in performers emtpy hands inspired by "Flight of the Blues" (Cliff Green, 1961) 1979 CardMagic 151
Mark Weston Under My Foot card under foot 1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 3) 649
Karl Fulves Theme And Variations card travels from place A to B and back without showing, but some change happened as proof 1979 Teleportation Notes 10
Karl Fulves In Pieces quarter of a card travels 1980 Interlock 25
Gene Maze Give, Queenie! two red queens transform into black queens, two previously selected cards are now the red queens 1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 54
Peter Duffie "...And the Card Came Back" cards travel and tranform into royal flush 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 3) 822
Phil Willmarth Biddle-Kardyro Cased mixture between biddle trick and "Card Case" inspired by "Case Card" (Al Leech, 1956 / 2004) 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 894
Danny Korem Riding a Wave card travels from thought of position to other position, based on Frederick Wingfield's "Thought Waves II" (Magick #19) 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 19
Don England Another Collectors? aces start underneath close-up pad inspired by "Card Case Collectors" (Allan Ackerman, 1978),
"Collectors IV - The Skip Tracers" (Larry Jennings, 1986)
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Section "Clubs") 45
Karl Fulves Traveling Sticker spectator sticks sticker on card, vanishes from card and reappears in case, no-touch conditions see also "Almost Card To Wallet" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1981 Origins 9
Karl Fulves Almost Card To Wallet spectator choses card and puts stamp on it, stamp disappears and travels to spectator's own wallet see also "Traveling Sticker" (Karl Fulves, 1981) 1981 Origins 19
Ken Simmons Interlaced Transposition three selections between kings travel to between aces, then in repeat the quartets transpose 1981 Cards - With a Different Touch 25
Ken Simmons Returning to the Scene of the Crime three jacks cut in deck, last jack under spectators hand, aces find jacks, jacks vanish and reappear under card under spectator's hand, story presentation 1981 Cards - With a Different Touch 55
Karl Fulves Rise and Fall two decks in glasses, card is pushed down in one deck and card rises in other deck, red backed card the appears in blue backed deck, posed as problem 1982 Wireless II 35
Jon Racherbaumer Recollectors three selections between kings disappear and reappear between queens, away from deck 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Summer Extra) 103
Ian Land Interlaced Jump three selections travel from between quartet to other quartet 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 11) 1128
Karl Fulves Illusion Notes effect variations of Illusion Aces without methods, aces travel from envelope to sandwich 1983 Ace Machine 4
Karl Fulves Variation blank card in envelope against glass, ace in hand, suddenly envelope travels to hand and ace is inside, against glass only blank card 1983 Ace Machine 5
Paul Harris Double Suicide card travels from deck to single card held by spectator 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 28
Larry Jennings They Vanish! aces transform into indifferent cards, a moment later appear reversed separated in deck, two methods varied by "Recoil" (Aaron Fisher, 1995) 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 17&18) 175
Stephen Tucker I Met A Card that Wasn't There with duplicate, card is put back in case and vanishes from there when spectator finds duplicate 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1266
Michael Ammar & Paul Harris Michael's Proposition final phase for a matrix type routine, last card ends up under spectator's hand 1984 Close-up Seductions 75
Al Smith Fifty-Percent Solution performer tries to cut four queens, finds three then an ace, then queens are transformed into aces and queens found reversed in deck, in case and in wallet inspired by "Magician vs. Gambler" (Harry Lorayne, 1964) 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 166
Martin Lewis Wrong Again Watson! A Mystery from Old London 1985 Martin's Miracles 84
Frederick Braue FB One-Card Backhand Routine one-card routine with duplicate (1936) 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 16
Jay Sankey Tempus Fugitives three selections jump from 4 blank cards in collectors-configuration into deck, then back, then blank cards vanish and travel to wallet 1986 Sankey Panky 91
David Regal A Star is Borne star sticker travels to back of selection 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 64
David Regal Stack Attack gaining access to a "randomly" chosen card 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 224
Dai Vernon Driven to the Depths card travels inside faced deck 1988 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 150
Brother John Hamman Pickpocket two cards placed in case are produced outside case, previous selection travels into case 1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 124
Karl Fulves MacCount four cards, ace travels from pocket back to packet, featuring count that shows all cards but changes order 1989 And a Packet of Cards 3
Karl Fulves Transmissible white and brown envelopes, signed selection in white envelope, envelopes riffle shuffled, travels to a chosen brown envelope 1989 Prototype 26
Edward Marlo Seven Card Monte Redux nine ungaffed methods inspired by "Seven Card Monte" (Dai Vernon & Mac MacDonald, 1957) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 3) 1
Edward Marlo & Jay Sankey Break Away jacks placed in wallet appear at different positions, last one transposes with signed selection, Bendix Bombshell inspired by "Breakout" (Jay Sankey, 1990) 1991 The Olram File (Issue 9) 13
Wesley James The Siamese Shuffle the shuffle travels from one packet to another see also "Siamese Shuffle" (Wesley James & Harry Lorayne, 1997) 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 9) 2120
William Goodwin & Philip T. Goldstein Propelled Penetration Plus signed card penetrates booklet several times, then appears inside its pages, extension of Goldstein's "Propelled Penetration" (Shattershot) 1993 Notes from the Batcave 3
Alexander de Cova & Dai Vernon Seven-Card-Monte card vanishes from packet and reappears on top of pack, three phases inspired by "Seven Card Monte" (Dai Vernon & Mac MacDonald, 1957) 1994 Secrets No. 1 151
Barry Wood Practical Jokers selection rubbed on spectator's hand vanishes and appears between jokers under his hand, effect is repeated and first selection transforms into second 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 957
Steve Beam Out on a Limb selection pushed in with arm is produced on fingertips 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 963
Allan Ackerman Impromptu Breakaway jacks put in shirt pocket appear elsewhere, previous selection in pocket inspired by "Breakout" (Jay Sankey, 1990) 1995 How to Tame a Moose 20
Joey Gallo & Lennart Green Made to Order cards apparently lost in the deck turn out to be the cards held by performer 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 57) 1079
Paul Harris Backlash card signed on both sides, spelled to, put in pocket, travels back, one signature changes into performer's name varied by "Memento" (Benjamin Earl, 2016) 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "New Stuff") 29
Michael Ammar & Paul Harris Michael's Proposition final phase for a matrix type routine, last card ends up under spectator's hand 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Close-up Seductions") 195
Harry Eng & Paul Harris The Cube cube is constructed out of six (folded) cards, one separate card vanishes and reappears as part of the cube 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Misc. Pieces of Paul") 281
Michael Kaminskas Case Closed blue backed ambitious card, then signed card is found in red deck which is in new deck order and card's back changes to red too 1996 Miracle Material 43
Gary Rubright A Tribute to Houdini card travels from box into table spread 1997 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 2) 2751
Wesley James & Harry Lorayne Siamese Shuffle "shuffle" travels from one half to other
- Method I
- Method II (26 double backers)
- Method III (13 double backers)
- Method IV - Cold Deck (deck switch presentation)
- The Lorayne Approach (deck switch presentation)
1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 62
Troy Hooser Displ-Ace aces put on deck, vanish and distribute in deck inspired by "Slap Exchange" (Bill Goodwin, At the Expense of Grey Matter, 1989),,
see also "Jack Syna(ps)ces" (Ernest Earick, 1993)
1998 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 70) 1455
Guy Hollingworth A "One Card" Routine signed Card is put in one pocket and extracted from another varied by "Shrink Vanish" (So Sato, 2016) 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 78
Pit Hartling Jolly Jumper card travels three times, Dreisprung 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 71
Thomas Waldeck Out of the Blue four aces appear, then a signed card disappears from among then, aces turn into blank cards and selection appears again with different colored back 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 183
Thomas Waldeck It Doesn't Get Any Simpler signed card appears between aces held between spectator's hand 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 192
Al Baker The Houdini Escape card travels from wooden card box into deck, torn corner convincer 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magazines") 629
Al Baker Roterberg Card Box Trick card with torn corner from box to pack 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 733
Al Baker Simplified Roterberg Card Box Trick 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 735
Wesley James & Patrick Cook Holdout Holdup "sewt", signed kings placed in sleeve openly, kings then travel to deck, stacked for poker game, change to Aces, Kings in wallet, 5 methods 2004 Enchantments 133
Vanni Bossi Buttoned 2 card appears on shirt button, reel 2005 Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 6
Vanni Bossi The Card in the Ring: Hofziner's Last Problem Solved signed card appears rolled onto magic wand with spectator's ring onto it 2005 Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 23
Jack Carpenter There it is! ace vanishes from table and appears protruding from fan with other 3 aces 2006 Pasteboard Palette 27
Vanni Bossi The Card in the Ring: My Solution to Hofzinser's Last Unsolved Problem card appears rolled inside spectator's ring 2007 Lecture Notes Las Vegas 2007 25
Jack Parker Persistent Offenders Four Kings travel from packet to the deck inspired by "The Tap Dancing Aces" (Paul Harris, 1996),
see also "Double-Back Trilogy" (Jack Parker, 2007)
2007 52 Memories 154
Tom Stone Card, Deck & Case selection disappears, then deck vanishes, reappears in card case with selection face up, seated 2010 Vortex 17
Roberto Giobbi Folded Card to Purse Frame card comes out of purse frame 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 3") 231
Dan Buck & Dave Buck Direct Message card vanishes from packet, reappears reversed in deck 2014 Card Men 19
So Sato Warp Wrap deck rubber banded, selection penetrates from center and drops to table, back to center, it vanishes and reappears in wrapped deck in spectator's hands 2016 The Secrets of So Sato 99
Benjamin Earl Memento card signed on both sides, card jumps around, one signature changes into performer's name inspired by "Backlash" (Paul Harris, 1996) 2016 Eye Candy 12
Alex Hansford A Second Phase? three kings distributed in tabled spread, they jump back to remaining king 2016 Sprezzatura 37
Vanni Bossi The Card in Finger Ring signed card appears rolled onto magic wand with spectator's ring onto it, Hofzinser Problem, two handlings:
- All Conditions Met
- With a Duplicate Ring
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 48