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Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card 1876 Modern Magic 143
Unknown The Crystal Houlette requiring prepared wand 1889 Tricks with Cards 219
Unknown The Houlette glass houlette on top of wand, metal tongue pushes card up 1890 More Magic 92
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rod see also "The Climbing Ring" (Ellis Stanyon, 1903) 1890 More Magic 395
Unknown Die springenden Karten cards jump or rise out of (gaffed) deck 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 173
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle, unsichtbare Uhrwerk half the deck cut out so the center cards can rise from deck see also "Second Method" (1897) 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 206
Unknown The Cards that Cannot be Replaced cards that are replaced slide out again by themselves 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 207
Unknown Das Blumenbouquet als Kartensteiger cards rise out of flower bouquet 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 209
Unknown Die dressierte Karte card rises or jumps out of envelope 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 216
Unknown Der Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk clockwork rising card deck 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 216
Unknown The New Rising Cards From The Hand fake finger see also "Impromptu ... Or Nearly So!" (1991) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 202
Unknown Second Method hole in half the pack see also "Das geheimnisvolle, unsichtbare Uhrwerk" (1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 204
Unknown The Excelsior Rising Cards gaffed table 1897 New Era Card Tricks 207
Unknown A Comedy of Errors rising cards with cards turning over and transforming during rise, acrobatic gimmicks that can be palmed off see also "Neuester Kartensteiger" (Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster, 1896) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 211
Unknown The Turning Card card rising out of deck visibly turns over see also "Special Effects Cards - The Turn-Round Card" (1991) 1897 New Era Card Tricks 262
John Northern Hilliard The Rising Cards 1909 The Art of Magic 183
Joseph Michael Hartz The Automatic Rising Cards mechanical deck with wheels 1911 Later Magic 703
Carl Willmann Rising Cards mechanical deck also published as "Die Zauberwelt", Vol. 9, p. 116, 132, 146 1911 Later Magic 709
Oswald Rae Say It with Flowers ring is dropped in a glass under handkerchief and vanishes, then card is selected and duplicate rises from a jumbo deck in a houlette, performer makes a hole in the card and produces some flowers where spectator's ring is attached to, houlette on ribbon also published as " Say It with Flowers" in "The Linking Ring" 1930 Original Magic 33
Tom Sellers The Super Rising Cards ungaffed houlette and rubber tipped wand varied by "Straight Up with a Twist" (Vanni Bossi & Tom Sellers, 2016) 1931 Sellers' Secrets 19
Unknown And Yet Again - The Rising Cards cards rise, last one floats out, gaff in sleeve for last card 1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 4
Clement de Lion The Danish Force comedy force with rising card rubber band gimmick or thread 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 159
Unknown Sundry wrong card rises and transforms into right one, double facer 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 131
Unknown Rising Card cryptic comment, stripper deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 275
Unknown Method No. 5. The Fluted Glass hole in glass 1938 Greater Magic 396
Unknown Method No. 6. The Window Pack slit in whole deck 1938 Greater Magic 396
Unknown Method No. 7. Wand and Houlette ungaffed 1938 Greater Magic 396
Unknown Special Cards one glued long card, handkerchief 1938 Greater Magic 402
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mechanical Pack brief description of solid deck with rubber wheels 1938 Greater Magic 403
Donald Holmes The Holmes Spindle little mechanism that's attached to rim of glass 1938 Greater Magic 404
Unknown The Card Case and Finger Tip case with slit, finger tip with needle 1938 Greater Magic 405
Unknown The Wand and Glass Houlette metall spring in wand that holds houlette 1938 Greater Magic 405
Unknown The "Lyre" Rising Cards trickling sand principle as mechanism, houlette 1938 Greater Magic 405
Unknown The Walking-Stick Rising Cards trickling sand principle as mechanism, houlette 1938 Greater Magic 406
Harlan Tarbell The "Sandu" Rising Cards trickling sand principle as mechanism, in glass on table 1938 Greater Magic 407
Val Evans The Tray and Houlette steel spring pushes up card 1938 Greater Magic 407
Henry Gordien The Gordien Rising Cards gramophone motor attached to table, thread 1938 Greater Magic 408
Samuel C. Hooker Dr. Hooker's Impossiblities reprinted from "The Sphinx", description of performance 1938 Greater Magic 424
Clayton Rawson Sixth Finger Card Rise see also "Sixth Finger" (Dr. E. G. Ervin, 1940) 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 511
Tom Sellers The Rising Cards fake thumb and houlette 1942 That's Good! 7
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Keith Clark, Al Flosso, George Krage, a coin trick, a card rising gag by Henry Gordien and a joke by Al Plough 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 54
Harlan Tarbell Magnetic Rising Cards cards rise by touching deck with gaffed wand (page 63) 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 64
Cardini Cardini's Rising Cards five cards, rubber band between two cards 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 229
Unknown The Rising Cards and Card Case half the pack and case have holes 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 237
Tommy Dowd Tommy Dowd's Rising Cards cards rise while isolated in two glasses 1942 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 2 265
R. M. Jamison Speedy card vanishes from deck and raises from coat breast pocket 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 301
Charles Arbuthnot Rising Cards From Houlette 1945 My Best 59
Verne Chesbro Mechanico Rising Cards 1945 My Best 60
Hamid Sayani HJS single card rise from book 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 168) 673
Johnny Paul Devano Card Rise Ideas 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 223) 893
Vern Schoneck A Few - adding cards to a deck, with a pencil
- rising card (with rubber band)
1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 244) 976
Stanley Palm Jump Up Card selection jumps halfway out of box as deck is dropped in box, gaffed card see also "Azis" (Rick Johnsson, 1982) 1954 / 27 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 6 55
Jose Frakson Frakson's Rising Card brief description of gimmick 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 57
Alan Brown* Curses! card rises from deck in tumbler, covered with sand, Devano 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 11) 205
Billy McComb Again They Rise Deck of cards dropped into newspaper, three selections rise out of newspaper 1968 Newspaper Magic 81
Lewis Ganson My Routine With the 'Devano' Pack three cards 1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 237
James Porter Case Rise & Card Through Table inverted case over deck rises with card underneath, second selection penetrates table, Devano Deck 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 240
Val Andrews Faulty Mechanism No. 7, wind-up gag for rising cards 1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 6
Val Andrews Another "Rising-Card" Gag No. 22, tie rises instead of card and card is seen on shirt behind tie 1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 10
Bill Severn & Pete Biro Rising Card from Envelope pencil with rubber band 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 121
Karl Fulves & Jack Chanin Rise & Fall ribbon attached to card, wrong card, when pulled right card rises up, for credit information see "Skeleton Crew" reference see also "Skeleton Crew" (Karl Fulves, 1997) 1973 Notes From Underground 15
Karl Fulves Short Rise comedy routine with card frame and miniature card rising, devano deck 1973 Notes From Underground 32
David (Foote) Drake Squeeze Rise rubber ball see also "Super Card Rise" (Derek Dingle, 1982),
varied by "Super Rise Revisited" (John Carney, 1987)
1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 755
Bob Hamilton Think-A-Rise Blu-Tack and handkerchief 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 4) 197
Karl Fulves Stretch Rise when deck is dropped in case, gaffed card with rubber band around its length 1975 Methods with Cards - Part 1 60
John Carney Super Rise Revisited with rubber ball inspired by "Super Card Rise" (Derek Dingle, 1982) 1976 Enigma 6
Gene Maze Jack In The Box card literally leaps up out of the case 1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 344
Jean Faré Spectator Handles the Devano Devano Rising Card, spectator can hold deck inspired by Bobby Bernard's chapter in Art of Close Up No. 2 1977 Card Tricks, French Style 21
Karl Fulves Pass Key named card is produced with a key inspired by "Rising Card from Envelope" (Bill Severn & Pete Biro, 1972) 1981 Milennium Aces 47
Derek Dingle Super Card Rise using rubber ball see also "Squeeze Rise" (David (Foote) Drake, 1974),
varied by "Super Rise Revisited" (John Carney, 1976),
"Super Rise Revisited" (John Carney, 1987)
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 115
Karl Fulves Roto-Rise selection jumps in perpendicular position in the middle of the deck, posed as problem 1982 Wireless II 16
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
Karl Fulves Card Problems - Clock Rise (joker inserted as as a handle of a clock, it jumps to next hours and transforms)
- Paradex (selection rises under handkerchief from glass, deck vanishes)
- Multiplex ( different possibilities of multiple rises)
1982 Wireless II 46
Rick Johnsson Azis II card "rises"/falls downwards 1982 T.V. Card Rise 22
Rick Johnsson Half Azis half-card, card jumps half-way out, then travels to case 1982 T.V. Card Rise 23
Karl Fulves Aviator Aces named ace rises from card case, posed as problem varied by "Resolution" (Ariel Frailich, 1996) 1982 T.V. Card Rise 25
Tom Gagnon Electrostatic Recall card pivots outwards from incomplete faro condition, pin as gimmick, with "Notes by Karl Fulves" 1982 T.V. Card Rise 26
Karl Fulves Pinpoint Aces four aces out-jogged, deck on table on side, named ace pivots out inspired by "Electrostatic Recall" (Tom Gagnon, 1982) 1982 T.V. Card Rise 31
Irv Weiner Ever-Ready Rising Cards short card with glued-on piece 1983 Ever-Ready Rising Cards 1
John M. Bauman Another Rising Card sticking partial wide card to selection 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 2) 879
Michael Weber Upward Mobility card rises, then card rises through rubber band of banded deck and stops halfway with band through center of card 1984 Side Effects 8
Steve Beam Arise rising card with false finger 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 10) 174
Richard Bartram Hairy Riser rising card, sponge ball method, also ungaffed method 1985 Close-Up of the Damned 25
David Britland The Angel Card Rise cased deck, rubber band gimmick, faro loading
- The Gimmick
- Performance
- Loading and Unloading the Gimmick
- More Ideas
- Final Notes
see also "What From Whom" (Karl Fulves, 1988),
"The Elmsley Rising Card" (Alex Elmsley, 1994)
1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 2
David Britland Poor Man's Aga card perpendicular in deck rises, devano 1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 23
David Britland Techno-Rise paper pulled in deck via devano, selections rise 1986 Angel Card Rise Plus 24
Karl Fulves Jinx Deck a red ace rises through handkerchief covered deck, then deck drops out leaving other red ace behind inspired by "Through the Hank" (Martin Gardner, 1938) 1987 Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 13
John Carney Super Rise Revisited using rubber ball inspired by "Squeeze Rise" (David (Foote) Drake, 1974),
"Super Card Rise" (Derek Dingle, 1982)
1987 Lecture Notes Collection (Section "Conjuring con Carney") 7
Kuniyasu Fujiwara Card Quake eccentric card rise while box is shaken 1988 New Magic Of Japan 23
Karl Fulves Ironclad gag card rise in which stapler is connected with thread to deck, posed as problem 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 49) 217
Karl Fulves Lift Off deck upright, first finger on edge moved up, poker hand moves along in ladder configuration, posed as problem 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Karl Fulves Jumbo card rises up, when pushed down it turns out that it is longer than the deck, posed as problem 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 230
Evan Forman Tricky Sticky Rising Card using tape 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 2) 1741
Ken Simmons Two Tips For The Rising Cards for marketed "A.M.Y./Arne Rising Card Deck" 1990 Finally! 13
Ken Simmons Rising Double wrong card rises and changes into selection 1990 Finally! 14
Will Ayling The Rising Cards (History and Comment) 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 5
Will Ayling Mechanical in Close-Up cards rise out of box, motor 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 12
Unknown Impromptu ... Or Nearly So! methods from Royal Road and New Era Card Tricks, two impromptu and one with false finger see also "The New Rising Cards From The Hand" (1897),
"Pinkie does it" (1948)
1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 13
Tommy Dowd Rising Card cards in glass, other glass inverted on top, bottomless glass 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 15
Will Ayling Digital Mechanism card rises from deck, with gimmick 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 16
Unknown Sybil Rising Cards with houlette 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 17
Bert Gradiner Cascade of Cards cards in houlette, card fountain, selection stays in houlette, motor 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 22
Unknown Psycho Jumper selection jumps out of the deck, elastic between two cards 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 25
Unknown Special Effects Cards - The Turn-Round Card extract from Roterberg see also "The Turning Card" (1897) 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 25
Will Ayling Torn Corner Card card rises and missing corner restores 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 26
Hiroyuki Sakai Imprisoned Rising Card out of box, gaffed box 1992 Five Times Five - Japan 88
Unknown The Rising Cards from Envelope two methods, hole in envelope 1993 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 90
Unknown The Rising Cards from Book hole through book 1993 Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 8 94
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Rising Card rubber gimmick, faro placement see also "The Angel Card Rise" (David Britland, 1986) 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 376
John Northern Hilliard Rising Card by Motor only fragments of notes 1994 More Greater Magic 1168
Robert Parrish The Rising Cards using a Martin clockwork deck, featuring deck switch in a case when glass is removed from it 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 41
Tommy Wonder Rabbit Rouser rising card with houlette prop, children material 1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 276
Karl Fulves Motion Mate eight card packet, card selected, mate rises out of packet in card case 1996 New Card Rises 19
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
Karl Fulves Tall Tale chosen card rises out of deck and becomes long card 1996 New Card Rises 34
Karl Fulves Rising Issues "asides and unsolved problems related to rising card effects"
- Rise To The Right
- Mixed Motion
1996 New Card Rises 45
Ariel Frailich Resolution two methods for Aviator Aces problem, named ace rises out of box inspired by "Aviator Aces" (Karl Fulves, 1982) 1996 New Card Rises 51
Pit Hartling Defekt pinky rise & mismade card climax 1998 Das kleine grüne Heft 19
Rudolph Herzog Climax to a Classic card rises out of deck, then changes via Karl Germain change in glass 1998 The Looking Glass (Issue 4) 168
Bill Morgan Up, Up, and Away card rises out of deck and floats until caught, wax 1998 The Rising Card Book 6
Unknown The Magnetic Rise card sticks to handkerchief and is risen out of deck 1998 The Rising Card Book 9
Unknown The Hidden Porthole deck in case, hole in case 1998 The Rising Card Book 17
Unknown Decked-Up card rises from middle, cut-out cards 1998 The Rising Card Book 19
Jack Donovan Totally Elastic elastic between two cards 1998 The Rising Card Book 22
Unknown Enveloped deck in envelope, selection rises out 1998 The Rising Card Book 33
Paul McVee Taped Rise 1998 The Rising Card Book 38
Unknown Company on the Rise business card rises out of deck, then selection(s), weight type deck required 1998 The Rising Card Book 41
Don Alan Devano Card Rise 1999 Devano Card Rise 2
Dieter Ebel Triple Somersault selection reverses three times in the deck, then it vanishes and appears rising from performer's breast pocket 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 22
Gerry Scharnböck Shaker Uprising deck in case 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 53
David Regal Heading North slit in one card 2002 Constant Fooling 2 40
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Lost, Stolen, Strayed - A King card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 137
Karl Fulves Further Notes on the rising card effect and Hofzinser 2002 Hofzinser's Card Tricks 139
Al Baker Bakerise deck put in larger box 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Instructions") 533
David Acer Tangent Card rise out of deck perpendicularly 2004 Random Acts of Magic 130
Vanni Bossi The Cheapest Rising Card Gimmick in the World pencil 2005 Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 30
Fred Robinson Boxed Rise stripper deck 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 175
Vanni Bossi The Secluded Card Rise deck in clear plastic bag, selection rises, optional use of metal crank attached to suction cup 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 97
Vanni Bossi & Tony Binarelli The Deep End signed selection in deck, deck wrapped in paper and thrown into swimming pool, one card rises to top, the selection 2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 190