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Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card 1889 Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown Der Zuschauer als Karten-Kommandant card shuffled back by spectator, yet it appears on top see also "The Appearance of Desired Cards" (1897),
"Impossible Coincidence" (1985)
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 224
Unknown Card to Top visual, top change and air pressure turnover 1897 New Era Card Tricks 43
Unknown Suggestions for its Use selection appears at bottom with small explosion, chemical 1903 Later Magic 61
Jack Merlin Pass Using Second Dealing ambitious card sequence, second deal 1927/28 Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Unknown Push-In Switch for Ambitious Card 1934 Card Tricks That Work 6
Unknown The Ambitious Card two phases, including card from under shoe back to top 1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 48
Unknown A New Top Change second card is palmed while top one is displayed, then replaced 1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 86
Laurie Ireland On the Bottom, on Top and in the Pocket 1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation"") 23
Dick Madden The Modern Eye-Popper short card used to simplify double lift 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 25) 155
Unknown Introducing the Ambitious Card Trick card appears face-up on deck during springing of cards, application of Spring Palm 1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 132
Frank Lane Double Backed Card Routine back of selection changes, ambitious card phase, count-down phase, card reverses, double index gaff and double backer 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 118
Ralph W. Hull The Eye Popper svengali/mirage deck 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 254
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 1. basic application 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown On the Top chosen card comes to top, short card 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Unknown The Slap Trick card comes to top, Seven vs. Eight impromptu duplicate 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 337
Unknown The Double Lift with a Short Card with ambitious card phase 1938 Greater Magic 475
Ralph W. Hull The Pop-Eyes Eye-Popper Trick with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck 1938 Greater Magic 532
Laurie Ireland Card Control 1938 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1938") 7
Unknown The Obliging Card apparently mistake is made, ambitious phase 1940 Expert Card Technique 322
Unknown Ambitious Card Move 1940 Expert Card Technique 286
Unknown Cover for the Ambitious Card Double Lift 1940 Expert Card Technique 287
Unknown The First Phase 1940 Expert Card Technique 283
Unknown Using Double Lift Turnup two methods 1940 Expert Card Technique 284
Edward Marlo The Ambitious Card facilitating double lift by bending top cards 1940 Early Marlo (Section "Pasteboard Presto") 19
Unknown A Stubborn Card 1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 20
The Great Merlini* Behind the Eight Ball Effect #1: Top card changes into selection
Effect #2: Another selection comes to top
Effect #3: selection is stabbed to with another card
Effect #4: Magic Thrust
Effect #5: spectator seals card in envelope (glimpsed with alcohol)
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Laurie Ireland Card Control card transformation, ends up in pocket 1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Section "Yearbook 1940") 7
Al Baker The Ambitious Card two phases 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 156
Deane Moore Double Lift Substitute 1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 16
Theodore Annemann The Modern Eye Popper short card used to simplify double lift 1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 49
John Brown Cook The Transfer of a Card double deal from centre for short ambitious card sequence 1946 Card Control 80
Arthur H. Buckley Wishful Thinking Experiment No. 25 - peeked card comes to top in clean manner 1946 Card Control 181
Arthur H. Buckley The Illusive Transfer Experiment No. 40 1946 Card Control 208
Edward Marlo The "S" Shaped Turn Over multiple lift for ca. five cards, S-crimp 1947 Marlo In Spades 6
Edward Marlo Flight of Time card is chosen by counting procedure, then card travels to top or to other packet 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 549
Unknown A Bit of Byplay 1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 172
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! phase for ambitious card also published as "Brrrrtttt!" (Bruce Elliott, 1956) 1951 The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 231) 924
Al Leech An Ambitious Card 1952 Manipulating with Leech 26
Bill Simon Ambitious Bit with the side slip 1952 Effective Card Magic 115
Frank Garcia Garcia's Interlude sucker sequence, side slip fake 1952 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 263) 1051
Al Leech A Suspicious Move garden path 1953 Card Man Stuff 7
Edward Marlo Flight of Time card is chosen by counting procedure, then card travels to top or to other packet 1953 The Cardician 11
Edward Marlo Ambitious Card Move 1953 The Cardician 54
Frank Garcia & Dai Vernon Topper Garcia's topper mover, two handed bluff display on top, Vernon's variation one handed see also "Topper" (Frank Garcia & Bill Spooner, 1985/87) 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 282) 1126
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! phase for ambitious card also published as "Brrrrtttt!" (Bruce Elliott, 1951) 1956 The Best in Magic 138
Edward Marlo Card to Top on tabled deck, using tabled palm 1957 The Tabled Palm 19
Edward Marlo Rise-Rise-Rise card from center rises to top visible, tabled, two methods (Tenkai and Flat Palm) varied by "Raised!" (Edward Marlo & Shane Cobalt, 2012) 1957 The Tabled Palm 23
Edward Marlo The Lost Card sucker presentation, using The Card Transfer 1957 The Tabled Palm 36
Edward Marlo D. As Ambitious 1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 75
Al Leech Doubly Ambitious 1959 Cardmanship 6
Al Leech A Triple Discovery first card rises to the top and transforms in the second and third selected card 1959 Cardmanship 17
Edward Marlo Card travels to bottom tabled, context (point 3.) 1961 Card Switches 11
Max Malini Card Jumps to Top single phase Ambitious Card 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 55
Nate Leipzig & Charlie Miller Leipzig's Card Production Variation card clings to hand 1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 62
Edward Marlo Two 1962 The K. M. Move 3
Nate Leipzig Ambitious Card Quickie double deal turnover, from center and top 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 162
Harry Lorayne Double-Lift Gag sucker presentation 1967 Deck-Sterity 11
Edward Marlo Marlo Top Change 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 33
Edward Marlo Transfer Palm Sequence 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 120
Edward Marlo Effect 7 card visually comes to top twice, see also page 29 1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 17
Edward Marlo Effect 2 card jumps off top of deck, twice, double jumps from deck 1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 26
Tony Kardyro T.K's Ambitious Joker joker comes to the top twice then transforms into selection 1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 10
Edward Marlo How Many card placed on table, cards dealt onto it, rises to top 1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 142
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious related to "Coming Up in the World", see correction on page 34 see also "Bikes Peek" (Steven Youell, 1996) 1971 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 11
J. Stewart Smith To The Top "Coming Up in the World" precursor, shown by a soldier in 1942, see also p. 415, p. 426 for comment by Charles Hudson see also "Bikes Peek" (Steven Youell, 1996) 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 413
Bill Simon & Frank Garcia Control Knockout card is produced on top via slip cut two times see also "Slip Cut Effect" (Ed Marlo, The Gen, April 1956) 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 45
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 1. classic sequence to load new card above a.c. 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 48
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 3. paintbrush change 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 49
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 4. card is apparently seen produding from centre see also "Topper" (Frank Garcia & Dai Vernon, 1953) 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 50
T. Nelson Downs Ambitious Card - 5. double backer 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 51
Edward Marlo Ambitious Swindle hidden use of Edward Victor's Color Change see also "Marlo's Visible Victor Change" (Edward Marlo & Charlie Miller & Edward Victor, 1992) 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 81
Neal Elias Ambitious Get Ready "Get Ready For Braue After Zingone" (see next trick) inspired by "Surprise Reverse" (Louis Zingone, 1972) 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 477
Louis Zingone Surprise Reverse card on top, another card put in center, it rises to top and other card is reversed in center varied by "Ambitious Get Ready" (Neal Elias, 1972),
also published as Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 477
Karl Fulves & Bert Allerton Topped Card appears on top 1973 Packet Switches (Part One) 41
Karl Fulves Which One strange presentation 1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 121
Frank Garcia Ace Spectacular ambitious phase with aces, then kings turn over and change to aces via Larreverse 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 71
Frank Garcia & Edward Victor Ambitious Opener 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 159
Wesley James Coming Up In The World see also "Super Rise" (Tom Ellis, 1974) 1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 165
Harry Lorayne The Persistence-of-Vision Control 1973 Rim Shots 96
Charles T. Jordan Elasticity card inserted in middle of banded deck, deck tossed in air, selection appears at face, from the 1920s 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 682
Tom Ellis Super Rise Loading Move, see p. 985 for Wesley James reference see also "Coming Up In The World" (Wesley James, 1973) 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 721
Harry Lorayne The Ultra Move for the Ambitious Card 1975 Afterthoughts 17
Harry Lorayne The Ultra Move and the Fast Pass 1975 Afterthoughts 19
Karl Fulves Kannibal Kards - Phase Four four jacks become three, then two, then one, single card placed in center comes back to top with other jacks see also "The Ambitious Card" (Dai Vernon & Sam Leo Horowitz & Arthur Finley, 1938) 1975 Kannibal Kards 3
Dr. Gordon C. Peck That Top Card Ambitious card type of sequence with short card 1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 217
Karl Fulves Infinitely Ambitious ambitious phase with random card, described as endless loop see also "The Swain Simplicity Control" (James Swain, 1996) 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 10) 1041
Roger Smith Think-Spell - And the Great Invisible Pass thought-of card spelled to, then put in center and comes back to top, progressive set-up 1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 5
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico's Application on Bob Nelson's Discovery 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 263
Edward Marlo Ambitious Goal using T.K. Drop Sleight 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 213
Edward Marlo Togetinto using T.K. Drop Sleight see also "Ambitious Beginning" (Edward Marlo, 1992) 1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 214
Ken Krenzel Kung Fu Card 1976 Kabbala - Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 103
Roy Walton Ambitious Movie apparently visual penetration to top varied by "Ambitious Riser" (Alexander de Cova & Roy Walton, 1994) 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 310
Philip T. Goldstein Tabled Ambition with the Lyle push in change, card is pushed in the deck half way sticking out, and with the card the the deck is cut, rest on top 1976 Classic Tackler 16
Slydini Drop Steal top cards lapped while inserting card near top 1976 The Best of Slydini ...and More 91
Bill Wisch Application see application B) 1977 Palm Change 1 & 2 7
David Carré The Card Expert multiphase routine, fullstack 1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 6) 366
John Cornelius John Cornelius Method 1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1027
Roger Smith Some Ultimate Pass Ideas pseudo pass for magicians, duplicate inspired by "Ultimate Pass" (Roger Smith, Necromancer) 1977 The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 5
Ken Krenzel As an Ambitious Card Ending Block Turnover 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 18
Ken Krenzel The "One-Card" Double Lift see also "Here Today" (Jerry Sadowitz & Ken Krenzel, 1993) 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 62
Philip T. Goldstein Remembrance of Cards Past short ambitious card sequence, back of card changes 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 128
Tony Noice For Ambitious Experts using passes 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 219
Karl Fulves Buried Alive 1980 Interlock 10
Edward Marlo Banded: That's Impossible! - First Effect: face card on banded deck changes
- Second Effect: top and bottom card of banded deck change, a center card turns over
- Third Effect: face card of banded deck changes
- Fourth Effect (An Ambitious Bit): card comes to top in banded deck
- Emphasizing the Difference: card peeked at in banded deck turns over
1981 Cardworks 85
Ken Simmons The Magician's Fooler 1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 57
Roy Walton Ambitious Movie apparently visual penetration to top 1982 For Your Entertainment Pleasure 31
Derek Dingle The Alpha Toss Toss Change Handling, see also page 24 for visual change idea 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Karl Fulves & J. W. Sarles The Higher Elevation two methods see also "Immersed" (Karl Fulves, 1991) 1982 Six Impromptu Card Tricks 42
Ross Bertram Bertram's Descending Card card inserted in middle sinks to bottom, tabled 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 110
Ross Bertram Up and Up two times, tabled 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 112
Ross Bertram An Uplifting Application 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 158
Ross Bertram Bertram's Ascending Card tabled deck 1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 160
Stephen Tucker Weekend Double Ambitious sequence with Marlo Tilt 1984 The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 43
Steve Beam Early Riser ambitious card sequence, card rises once visibly, plunger 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 37
Steve Beam Downs' Upper variation on the Downs change, without table, as an ambitious card sequence 1984 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 39
Jay Sankey Bit By Bit half the signature comes to top, then full signature, visual 1985 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 58
Walter E. Cummings Ambitious Karate using Karate Move 1985 Best of Friends - Volume II 333
Unknown Ambitious Card Move pushing double in, push-in change, palming bottom half to top 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 20
Frederick Braue The Braue Turndown same as Tamariz/Bruce Turnover/Replacement 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 25
Frederick Braue Ambitious Card Move upward buckle to visualize arrival at top 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 23
Unknown Push-In Change Ambitious Card Sequence burying the card deeper 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 20
Unknown Ambitious Card Move card appears face-up on top as cards are sprung in other hand 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 27
Rick Anderson Nothing Changes pointing out top & bottom card 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 103
Anonymous The Kagemusha Principle pseudo duplicate - Idea 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 65
Al Baker The Out-Jog Change 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 48
Verne Chesbro Double Lift Build-Up Sequence to "load" for another double lift 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 7
Dr. Jacob Daley The Daily Leaper 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 58
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 8
Frank Garcia & Bill Spooner Topper bluff display see also "Topper" (Frank Garcia & Dai Vernon, 1953) 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 20
Philip T. Goldstein Fancy Dancer double facer 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 98
Philip T. Goldstein Four-Fifths of the Truth impromptu-duplicate Idea 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 63
Philip T. Goldstein Tabled Ambition 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 46
Jean Hugard & Frederick Braue Cover for the Ambitious Card Double Lift 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 60
Vic Kirk Signed with Suspicion 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 41
Edward Marlo The Ambitious Miracle Change 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 49
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 12
Edward Marlo Rise, Rise, Rise 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 69
Daryl Martinez The Double Whammo 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 15
Daryl Martinez The Gaffless Houdini-Fooler 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 101
Daryl Martinez The Impromptu Duplicate 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 61
Daryl Martinez A One-Handed Sequence 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 85
Daryl Martinez Tilted and Turned with visual change 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 22
Daryl Martinez To Boldly Go giving indifferent Card to Spectator 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 41
Daryl Martinez The Triple Whammo 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 72
Daryl Martinez Up the Falls 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 24
Dai Vernon The Trick that fooled Houdini double backed card 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 100
Roy Walton Ambitious Movie apparently visual penetration to top 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 66
Michael Weber Layers of Conviction 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 50
Michael Weber & Eric Maurin The Whole Truth impromptu-duplicate Idea 1985/87 Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 64
Dai Vernon The Rising Sun very clean phase, one-handed Tenkai Switch 1987 The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 1 164
Eric DeCamps Relativity's Relative signed selection (after ambitious card phases) is split into blank-faced and blank-backed card 1987 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 1338
Jose Carroll Variations handling for unloading and inserting card for ambitious card routine 1988 52 Lovers 59
Wesley James & Jose Carroll Coming Up in the World adaption of the move 1988 52 Lovers 70
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #1 Nine as Six 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 46
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #2 see also "Bow-to-stern Control" (Ernest Earick, 1993) 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 46
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #3 double back card 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 106
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #4 card in center transposes with card on top 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 134
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #5 little routine 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 134
Edward Marlo & Frederick Braue Tip - Ambitious Bit #6 pop up card with repeat 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 150
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move see also "The Trapdoor Issue #22" (Steve Beam, 2011),
also published as "Tenkai Charlie" (Steve Beam, 1994)
1988 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 381
Roy Walton Because It Was There "Riffle Aces" see also "Meta-4" (Karl Fulves, 1978) 1988 The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1373
Bobby Bernard Swivel-Two 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 5) 1636
Bill Kalush Single to Double Double Deal Turnover 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 3) 1616
Gene Maze Single Up 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1600
Rick Silberman Double Up 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1599
Edward Marlo As an Ambitious Bit 1989 So Soon? 11
Edward Marlo Sophisticated Ambitious Bit 1989 So Soon? 57
Juan Tamariz Effect 3. Anti-Ambitious card to bottom, see also The Magic Way 1989 / 91 Sonata 42
Doug Edwards It's Uncanny 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 12) 1867
Harry Lorayne Primal Ambition using two cards 1990 Trend Setters 22
Harry Lorayne The 52nd Card top card travels to bottom 1990 Trend Setters 214
Ken Krenzel Going Up 1990 Close-up Impact! 95
Ken Krenzel Rebound card comes to bottom in banded deck 1990 Close-up Impact! 100
Tony Miller Insert Out Miller Variable Placement 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 6) 1939
Jose Carroll The Card-Calculator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator 1991 52 Lovers - Volume II 47
Alex Elmsley Ambitious to the End three phases 1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 1 296
Edward Marlo Houdini Would Have Bought This! ambitious sequence with double backer 1991 The Olram File (Issue 10) 13
Karl Fulves Immersed see also "The Higher Elevation" (Karl Fulves & J. W. Sarles, 1982) 1991 28 Card Tricks 49
Ray Mertz Twisted Up pass, as an ambitious card move 1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 1) 6
Chris Kenner S.W. Elevator SWE shift to visually let ambitious card move to top 1992 Totally Out Of Control 152
Edward Marlo Ambitious Beginning see also "Togetinto" (Edward Marlo, 1976) 1992 The Olram File (Issue 12) 5
Neal Elias Before Zingone impromptu double backer ambitious phase 1992 The Olram File (Issue 12) 12
Jerry Sadowitz Ambitious Ending 1993 The Marenzel Reverse 9
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Routine with Joe Stuthard's Trilby Deck - Part Three edited reprint from Brooke's magazine "Routine" (1950), card to top, jumps from packet to packet, all cards shown alike, ends clean 1993 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 16
Harry Lorayne The Magic Coin spectator checks top card, places coin on top, card rises 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 3) 2337
Alexander de Cova & Roy Walton Ambitious Riser tabled, apparently visual penetration to top inspired by "Ambitious Movie" (Roy Walton, 1976) 1994 Secrets No. 1 52
Juan Tamariz Effect 3 - Anti-Ambitious card to bottom 1994 The Tamariz Perpendicular Control 15
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card move also published as "Tenkai Charlie" (Steve Beam, 1988) 1994 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 962
Edward Marlo Ambitious Rise card rises from side, put in center, repeated inspired by "The Notis Stop Trick" (Senor Notis, 1959) 1995 Facsimile (Section "3 (Marlophile 1)") 14
Tom Gagnon Ambitious Illusion with the tapping illusion 1995 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1032
Doug Edwards A Double Lift is a Double Lift similar to Vernon Unload 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 5) 2648
Michael Kaminskas Birthday Wishes birthday trick, selected card is signed on back, card rises to top and from deck comes birthday tune eventually happy birthday is found written on the front 1996 Miracle Material 34
Michael Kaminskas Step by Step card rises visibly in stages inspired by "Raise Rise" (Ray Kosby, 1987) 1996 Miracle Material 47
Joel Givens Passed Ambitions inspired by "Lorayne's Invisible Pass Routine" (Harry Lorayne, 1979) 1996 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1164
Joel Givens Slip Up 1996 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1165
Ken Krenzel It's a Wrap card rises from center to top face up with no handling 1997 Ingenuities 67
Karl Fulves Night Moves card in center of tabled deck, covered with handkerchief, movement, card now on top 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 26
Karl Fulves Red Moon card second from top in hand, covered with handkerchief, movement, card now on top, gimmick with two hinged cards 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 27
Karl Fulves The Summons card in center, deck in hand, covered with handkerchief, spectator's palm on top, movement, card now face-up and perpendicular on top 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 29
Karl Fulves Zoltan 1997 The Vampire Chronicles 67
Wesley James Coming Up in the World with credit information
- The Load Up I (Coming Up in the World)
- The Load Up II (Interlocked Set-Up)
- The Load Up III (Large Block)
1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 27
Louis Zingone & Frederick Braue Ambitious Card with impromptu double backer 1997 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 22
Roger Klause Second Teaser depth illusion / Vernon-Houdini ambitious phase teaser for magicians 1997 Virtual Foolery 15
Lee Asher Asheresque 1998 Thinking Out Loud 4
Tom Allen The Ripple visual, you "see" the card coming up 1999 Lé Asher 11
Lee Asher Ridding the Ripple visual, you "see" the card coming up 1999 Lé Asher 12
Guy Hollingworth Regarding the shift. Two Deal Shift 1999 Drawing Room Deceptions 129
Dai Vernon & Arturo de Ascanio Tilt 2000 Card College - Volume 4 997
Karl Fulves Escapism indifferent card in hand changes into JS just inserted in a packet 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 160
Karl Fulves Out Of Body indifferent card in hand changes into JS just inserted in a packet 2000 Lost Vampire Secrets 163
August Roterberg & Henry Hatton & Adrian Plate & Frederick Braue Ambitious Card Sequence cutting the outjogged card deeper into the deck 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 135
Wesley James Ambitious Opening with Cull claimed by Wesley James 2000 Ambitious Undertaking 9
Wesley James Coming Up in the World - The Load Up 2000 Ambitious Undertaking 13
Lee Asher Face Down Silver Surfer 2001 Close Cover Before Striking 6
David Regal Tenacious Climber using tape 2002 Constant Fooling 2 179
Euan Bingham The Ambitious Card first card then deck penetrates hand 2003 Free From Filler 17
Euan Bingham A Ambitious Card Move extension to Tom Ellis' Super Rise 2003 Free From Filler 20
Al Baker Ubiquitous Card 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Notebooks") 759
George DeLawrence Reverse Hofzinser Change unloading of double, D'Amico type, originally from The Sphinx, October 1920 2003 Hofzinser Notebook 59
Jerry Sadowitz & Jim Steranko Ambitious Steranko top card stays in position despite straight cut 2004 Cut Controls 12
Wesley James Coming Up in the World a.k.a. The Load-Up Move, credit information 2004 Enchantments 177
Edward Marlo & Ron Bauer Time Machine three reds and blacks are alternated, Ace of Spades put in center of one half, the other half shuffled upside-down, all things are undone when traveled back in time inspired by "Time Machine" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #7) 2004 Time Machine 2
Jerry K. Hartman Covered, Up! selection appears face up on deck while covered with handkerchief inspired by "Covered Double Shot" (Gordon Bean & Jim Patton, 2003) 2005 Penumbra (Issue 9) 9
Luke Dancy Going Dutch First selection rises to top, second reverses in deck. Selections transpose, and second selection transforms into four of a kind. 2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 57
Ken Krenzel Facial selection reverses and comes to top, then small packet printing and unprinting 2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 117
Dai Vernon & Ken Krenzel Trick That Fooled Houdini Variant 2009 Relaxed Impossibilities 120
Chris Mayhew Lazy Rise visible rise ala Raise Rise see also "Palm Change No. 1" (Bill Wisch, 1977) 2009 A Clockwork Apple 58
Tyler Wilson Move it or Lose it openly edgemarked card travels visibly up in the deck 2010 Reinventing the Real 36
Ben Harris Floating Ambitious Card card visibly rises via tilt 2010 Reinventing the Real 102
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious III: Creating an Impromptu Double-Backer two methods 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 6") 235
Louis Zingone & Frederick Braue & Neal Elias & Roberto Giobbi Ambitious IV two times to top, then secret steal 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 7") 236
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious V spelling sequence 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 8") 237
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious VI setting up for another double lift 2010 Secret Agenda (Section "Aug 9") 238
Wesley James Coming Up in the World 2011 Full Frontal Mayhew 19
Edward Marlo & Shane Cobalt Raised! Handling of Rise-Rise-Rise by Marlo inspired by "Rise-Rise-Rise" (Edward Marlo, 1957) 2012 Chasing Dovetails 21
Ricky Smith Card at any Vowel "card to top" presentation 2015 Nothing as it Seems 12
Ricky Smith & Ray Kosby & William Goodwin Two Phase Ambitious Card Routine inspired by "A Foregone Conclusion" (Ray Kosby & Bill Goodwin, Genii June 2000) 2015 Nothing as it Seems 37
J. Stewart Smith To The Top Card loaded to be held in mouth 2015 The Saturday Morning Session 50
Roberto Giobbi Slap & Rise card not on top of tabled deck, performer slaps deck three times, card now on top, tabled flat palm 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Feb 15") 50
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious Card Opener: The Presentation 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "June 15") 171
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious Card Opener: The Handling 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "June 16") 172
Roberto Giobbi Details of Handling on the Brush Color Change paintbrush change 2016 Hidden Agenda (Section "Oct 1") 282
Frank Shields Ambitious Card Bit card appears face-up on tabled deck
from a letter by Ed Marlo to Jeff Busby (June 8, 1979)
see also "The Squeeze Steal" (Ken Krenzel, 1978) 2017 Facsimile (Issue 6) 4