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Eddie Clever Encore Voodoo card is put in envelope with ribbon band and hidden by spectator, light out, performer suddenly has card and mutilates it, when spectator retrieves card it has same appearance, dressed up Chinese Laundry Ticket see also "Voodoo" (Arthur Monroe, 1937) 1938 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 358
Unknown Card and Thread wrong card is pierced with a needle and threaded, when thread is pulled, right card hangs on on it, from "The Secret Out" 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 255
Arthur H. Buckley The Aces and the Chosen Card Experiment No. 30 - aces are lost, selection appears on top and changes to aces, repeated 3 times 1946 Card Control 190
John Howie Changeable card changes four times, with sucker elements 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 221) 883
Piet Forton Mid Air Throw Color Change Color change based on Piet Forton popout move see also "Piet Forton's Visible Ace Popper Move" (Piet Forton, 1967) 1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 15
Bill Derman Short Division 7D put in envelope and cut in two, in one half is half a 3D, in the other 4D, the two selections, see also p. 388 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 226
Jack Avis The Wishing Envelope gimmick envelope, including three routines with it
- The Wishing Envelope
- The Jokers Wild
- Transposed Marlo Reverse
1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 161
Karl Fulves The Joker's Revenge joker cut up in pieces, pieces change to jack and joker is whole again see also "Torn & Restored Transposition" (David Williamson, 1989) 1975 Kannibal Kards 6
Bruce Cervon Card Case Switch gaffed card/transformation happens isolated in card box 1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 6
Karl Fulves Hallucinating Pip optical illusion in which center pip of ace of diamonds stretches and shrinks 1979 Shape Changers 34
Al Leech & Martin Gardner A Typographical Error variation on "Major Surgery", changing back kicker 1980 Al Leech's Legacy 18
Al Leech Crooked Card card changes to a crooked card 1980 Al Leech's Legacy 38
Terry LaGerould Minus Mustache featuring the mustaches of the king pictures 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 466
Charlie Miller Torn Transformation corner is torn off a card, both card and corner transform 1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 39
Karl Fulves Two Faced face of picture card changes direction in envelope with cut-out hole for face 1983 Ace Machine 6
Paul Harris Headache sword in picture of king of hearts apparently moves varied by "Another Headache" (Richard Kaufman, 1983) 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 90
Richard Kaufman Another Headache sword in picture of king of hearts apparently moves inspired by "Headache" (Paul Harris, 1983) 1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 92
Jon Racherbaumer The So-So Notion deck rubbed with case, face card changes, a card travels into case varied by "Examination of a So-So Notion" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1992) 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Summer Extra) 219
Bob Stencel Once Torn, Twice Restored first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection, double facer see also "The Cockeyed Cards" (Clayton Rawson, 1942),
"Rip It Up" (Bob Stencel & Archie Mcintyre & Bill Nagler, 1978),
"Torn & Restored Transposition" (David Williamson, 1989),
"Déjà ReVurse" (Tommy Wonder & Bob Stencel, 1996)
1985 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31,32&33) 328
Nick Pudar Perspective picture of joker gets smaller and bigger on card 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 253
Martin Lewis The Kings Cut Out Figure of King of Diamonds disappears, leaving a card with a hole. King appears stuck on Queen of Diamonds 1985 Martin's Miracles 59
Gaetan Bloom The Card on the Human Wall Deck thrown on a styrofoam board hung on spectator's back as a human wall, selected card is left stuck on wall. Card then changes into second selection 1986 Gaetan Bloom 86 6
Eugene Burger A Bizarre Ritual burned out pentagram appears in selected tarot card 1989 The Experience of Magic 111
Jon Racherbaumer Examination of a So-So Notion deck rubbed with second case, face card changes, a card travels into case see also "The So-So Notion" (Jon Racherbaumer, 1984) 1992 The Collected Almanac (Section "") xliii
Tommy Wonder & Bob Stencel Déjà ReVurse first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection inspired by "Once Torn, Twice Restored" (Bob Stencel, 1985),
also published as "Deja ReVurse" (Tommy Wonder & Bob Stencel, 1986)
1996 The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 167
Paul Harris Headache sword in picture of king of hearts apparently moves 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Close-up Kinda Guy") 121
Paul Harris Card Cuffs card with holes torn in is put on thumbs and changes into signed selection 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "Brainstorm in the Bahamas") 139
Karl Fulves Skeleton Crew four kings in one case, four jacks in another, king thought of, performer transfers one in jacks case, it's thought-of one and gets a big hole in the middle 1997 The Vampire Papers 105
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels, into a Visual Change inspired by "Head Over Heels" (Simon Aronson, 2001) 2001 Try the Impossible 100
Jay Sankey Bloodhound Coin that is rubberbanded to the face of the deck finds selection as card on the face changes into selection. Then, coin is rubberbanded onto the deck and penetrates into the deck, found next to selection. 2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Section "Tricks of the Trade") 39
Jay Sankey Pandora's Envelope Indifferent card in black envelope (with hole) changes into selection, then second signed selection appears visually in envelope 2003 Twenty Years Of Magic (Section "Sankadelic Magic") 52
Jay Sankey & David Acer Misguided Angels Angel on the back of Bicycle card rotates 180 degrees 2004 Random Acts of Magic 105
David Acer Open Time Traveller Writing appears on the back of selected card "You Will Pick This Card" 2004 Random Acts of Magic 116
Jack Parker Trial Separation Two spectators selects a card each - realise they both somehow impossibly selected the same card, and Joker changes into selection. 2007 52 Memories 95
Oliver Meech Correctional Facility... the playing card version Date written on card is wrong, changes to correct date 2009 The Plot Thickens 18
Tyler Wilson Shrinkage card is openly edgemarked for its full length, the mark visibly shrinks and transforms into shorter mark 2010 Reinventing the Real 38
Tyler Wilson Filler card with text on both sides, one side changes 2010 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 41
Dan Buck & Dave Buck Ad Copy blendo, spectator ends up with business card 2014 Card Men 27
Alex Hansford Mystery Card Card is selected and signed, odd-backed card shown to be the same card with different signature, signature then changes into spectator's signature 2016 Sprezzatura 22