140 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Animation / Miscellaneous
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Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown A Card having been withdrawn and replaced, to call it from the Pack, and to make it come to you of its own accord thread, tabled rising card from spread Modern Magic 117
Unknown The Jumping Cards "Two or three Cards having been drawn, returned, and shuffled, to make them jump out of the Pack"
using prop box
Modern Magic 130
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
Tricks with Cards 168
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontallyRelated to Tricks with Cards 185
Unknown The Walking Card named card moves from spread out cards on table More Magic 126
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 rodRelated to More Magic 395
Unknown Die wandernde Karte No. 46, card moves around on table and follows performer Der Kartenkünstler 55
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten No. 23, three selections jump out of deck held in one hand one by one into other hand, thread across stage Der Kartenkünstler 28
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deckRelated to Der Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Der magnetische Zauberstab selected card jumps out of deck Der moderne Kartenkünstler 215
Unknown Die springenden Karten cards jump or rise out of (gaffed) deck Der moderne Kartenkünstler 173
Unknown Das bezauberte Karten-Foulard deck placed on (gaffed) plate, selections shoot out of deck (really plate)Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 202
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neuester Kartensteiger four selection, corner torn off one, first picture card rises and its picture moves on the card, second rises reversed and visible reverses, third card is blank card and visible prints itself, fourth card with missing corner, corner visibly restoresRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 210
Unknown Die dressierte Karte card rises or jumps out of envelope Der moderne Kartenkünstler 216
Unknown The Terpsichorean Card card stands upright on table, then even dances to music New Era Card Tricks 92
Unknown The Acrobatic Cards four cards jump out of borrowed hatRelated to New Era Card Tricks 180
Unknown The Flying and Obedient Card wide distance boomerang card, threadRelated to New Era Card Tricks 194
Unknown Der Kartenteller No. 5, three cards chosen, deck placed on plate and covered with paper or handkerchief, selections shoot out from plate into audience one by one, secret mechanism at bottom of plateRelated to Der Amateurzauberer 68
Unknown Jumping Card from Deck card sleeve with rubber band in deck, rubber band locked until needed, then card jumps out Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 88
Unknown Resurrection of the Cards four selection burnt, ashes in glass, restored cards "walk" out of glass The Art of Magic 207
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der fliegende Gedanke selection flies out of deck, spring mechanismAlso published here Kartenkünste 194
Unknown To Make Selected Cards Jump Out of the Pack cards jump out of a special card box apparatus Modern Card Manipulation 118
Stanley Collins The Siamese Bloodstone deck in hat, which is balanced on edge of a plate, selected cards jump from hat Original Magical Creations 41
Tom Sellers A New Jumping Card Trick jumps from pack Card Tricks That Work 3
Unknown A Rising Card card pushed down in tapered glass rises out again, pressure The Magic Annual for 1937 93
Cardini Method No. 8. The Cardini Rise card jumps out of hat Greater Magic 397
Al Baker The Walking and Jumping Card thread The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 162
John Prince Mendes Shooting Card card shoots out of deck which is held by spectator in performer's hand, reel Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 132
Unknown Rising Cards out of Hat selections rise out of hat Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 152
Harlan Tarbell Haunted House Rising Cards deck put in small house, selections rise through chimney... Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 154
Unknown Nu Presentation card shoots out of deck Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 54
Tony Lopilato "Yeast" Pack cards kind of rise inside of handkerchief, using spring Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 97
Al Baker The Card from the Hat thread The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 362
Dr. Jacob Daley Lipop card is pushed in center and comes out by itself transformed, it helps to have a belly The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 226) 902
Dai Vernon, Al Baker The Walking and Jumping Card Card "walks" out of a hat and jumps out of it Inner Secrets of Card Magic 33
Al Baker Card from Hat thread The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 53
Edward Marlo Spin Cut Stunner deck cuts itself at fingertip peeked at card Estimation 53
Edward Marlo Effect 1 top card jumps to selected side (left or right) On the Acrobatic Cards 25
Edward Marlo, Jon Racherbaumer Effect 12 - Thought Force borrowed deck, selection jumps off deck, see also page 27 On the Acrobatic Cards 22
Edward Marlo Effect 2 card jumps off top of deck, twice, double jumps from deck On the Acrobatic Cards 26
Edward Marlo Effect 3 two selections, first jumps off deck, transforms into second, first from pocket On the Acrobatic Cards 26
Jon Racherbaumer Flipped Out selection slides out of spread and turns over On the Acrobatic Cards 36
Jon Racherbaumer, Gene Gordon Sprite Sleight (or Glorpy Rides Again) deck underneath handkerchief, card moves and turns over on top of deckVariations On the Acrobatic Cards 38
Edward Marlo The Gone Ghost silk over deck, glorpy type movement, then selection (ghost) gone On the Acrobatic Cards 42
Jon Racherbaumer Flambeau-Flam deck in flash paper, burnt, selection pops out on top On the Acrobatic Cards 57
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Flambeau-Flam - String Version deck tied with flash string, burnt, selection pops out on top On the Acrobatic Cards 58
Val Andrews With a Reel ---- "The Sporting Gambler!" No. 8, discarded card jumps back into spectator's hand The Idiot at the Card Table 6
Gerald Kosky Tele-Mental five cards on table, thought of card starts to moveInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 35) 172
Jay Ose, Frank Garcia Shoot-Out Poker Royal Flush shoots out of the deck, secret rubber bandRelated toVariations Million Dollar Card Secrets 84
Karl Fulves Accursed Card cased deck moves beneath translucent handkerchief, turns over in deck Notes From Underground 59
Dick Zimmerman Crystal Card Box deck in clear box, selection comes out of the deck, pushes the lid open and falling on the table Creative Magic 11
Peter Kane Pack Jumps From Case rubber band in case Cards and Cases 23
Unknown Psychic Magnet No. 39, card rises up under handkerchief with pencil held to top Self-Working Card Tricks 59
Gene Maze Jack In The Box card literally leaps up out of the case Packet Switches (Part Five) 344
Paul Curry By Any Other Name the initials of a thought of card appear on a joker (Glorpy) Special Effects 32
John C. Wagner Spectral Silk card reveals itself underneath handkerchief, glorpyRelated to 7 Secrets 28
Unknown Eine Karte kriecht aus dem Spiel card moves out of a spread Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 61
Unknown Jumping Card deck in wooden box, selection jumps out More Classic Magic with Apparatus 60
Karl Fulves Animation I card pushed into deck, ace moves out in weird way, z-gaff Animation 1
Karl Fulves Animation II "animated version of the Cannibals & Missionary theme", cards half sticking out of deck chase each other, w-gimmick Animation 2
Father Cyprian Jumping Card Box card in box transposes with card on top of deck, box jumps off deck Teleportation Notes 15
Father Cyprian, Karl Fulves Cyprian/Fulves Method card in box transposes with card on top of deck, box jumps off deck Teleportation Notes 18
Karrell Fox Instant Replay - Card to Pocket last card can be seen visibly crawling over chestRelated to Another Book 249
Karl Fulves Mexican Revolution tabled spread turns over by itself, posed as a problem Interlocutor (Issue 41) 163
Karl Fulves Penny Compass card with arrow on it spins by itself towards north, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 41) 163
Paul Harris Tuning Fork flourish revelation in incomplete faro condition
- The Shuffle
- The Peek
- Assembling the Tuning Fork
- The Control Panel
- The Rise
Close-up Fantasies - Book I 101
Majax Uncanny card turns over from itself at fingertips The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part I 72
Rick Johnsson Half Azis half-card, card jumps half-way out, then travels to case T.V. Card Rise 23
Roy G. Vasquez Unique card(s) jump out of card case, ungaffed Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 10) 829
Paul Harris Bee Bop card case makes back flip A Close-Up Kinda Guy 11
John Kennedy Animated Card Location three selections, one rises from pocket, second shoots from deck, last rises from deck and floats into hand Lecture III 12
Ali Bongo Revolving Card Fan / Revolving Anything cards, bill, pack of cigarettes revolve on palm-up hands 1983 11
Father Cyprian Psychokinetic Card card apparently folds itself on spectators palm Arcane (Issue 12) 170
Peter Kane Seance Shuffle deck under handkerchief starts to shuffle itself The Best of Close-Up Magic 86
Paul Harris Fan Dance spectator's initials on small piece of cardboard, it moves up and down a fan and vanishes, initials appear on selection Close-up Seductions 50
Doug Edwards, Joe Berg The Stunning Jumping Jack card jumps out as deck is riffled, half card on threadAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 1) 1153
David Britland Daedalus animation of perpendicular card, sympathy presentation, devano Angel Card Rise Plus 20
Ian Baxter Gold Diggers of 198? selection jumps out from between selection cards Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1373
Ken Krenzel 180° Magnetic Spin deck floats on finger and moves Incredible Full Deck Levitation 17
Ken Krenzel, Hippie Torrales Hippie Torrales' Magnetic Spinner - Krenzel Variation deck floats on finger and movesRelated to Incredible Full Deck Levitation 15
Karl Fulves Cards Jumping from Mug effect description, seen from an unnamed magician, posed as a problem Secret Session — Part One 15
Ben Harris Static two cards apparently repel and attract each other on top of deck Off the Wall 16
Ben Harris Geller Card card bends visually Off the Wall 18
David Britland Angel Aces four Aces leap out of deck one by one, elastic thread loopVariations Card Kinetics 28
Dai Vernon The David and Goliath Deal aces shoot out of the deck, hidden rubber band The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 3 111
Jerry Sadowitz Fetch! Ace of Spades runs around edge of fanned deck to find selection Cards on the Table 3
Ken Krenzel Royal Headache card on top of deck movesInspired by Close-up Impact! 115
Ken Krenzel Witch's Spit one of five cards selected, it moves forward by itselfInspired by Close-up Impact! 118
Steve Beam Steel Beams ideas with steel cards The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 35) 639
Ken Simmons Simmons's Handling of "Sprite Sleight" (or Glorpy Rides Again!) deck underneath transparent handkerchief, card moves and turns over on top of deck, two handlings, with "Signature Addition" (bluff)Inspired by Finally! 30
Steve Pressley, Steve Hook, Steve Beam High Rise static electricity, cards stick on finger, also as a gag The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 35) 635
Jack Le Dair Rising Card Box three selections put in wooden box, lid opens by itself and one at the time, the selections were pushed out Knowing The Rising Cards 11
Unknown Psycho Jumper selection jumps out of the deck, elastic between two cards Knowing The Rising Cards 25
Stanley Collins Jumping Cards (The Siamese Bloodstone) cards jump from hat, hat is balanced on the rim of a plate Knowing The Rising Cards 24
Hiroyuki Sakai It Doesn't Fit! card flies out of box, several feet high, elastic Five Times Five - Japan 92
Dr. Jacob Daley Lipop Flourish Prinzipien in der Praxis 9
Scotty York Froggy Goes A'Courtin card reveals itself underneath handkerchief, glorpy, with card frog that changes into caricature card of performerRelated to For Your Eyes Only 18
Marvoyan The Leaping Card card jumps from the deck Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 12) 2728
Paul Harris Tuning Fork flourish revelation in incomplete faro condition The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 217
Karl Fulves Jacula deck covered, movement takes place, then card is reversed The Vampire Chronicles 42
Karl Fulves Cristabel card signed on back and lost, deck covered with handkerchief, movement, mark now on other card outside deck The Vampire Chronicles 45
Paul R. Semple Rising Card on Palm Effect card rises on hand to stand upward, reprinted from Sphinx, March 1913 The Vampire Chronicles 53
Frederick Braue Discoveries - Actions chapter intro The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 1
Karl Fulves Night Moves card in center of tabled deck, covered with handkerchief, movement, card now on top 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 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 The Vampire Chronicles 29
Karl Fulves Blue Trap deck covered with handkerchief, movement takes place, selection now inside handkerchief folds, see also p. 138 in "The Vampire Papers" for additional credits The Vampire Chronicles 43
Doug Edwards The Stunning, Jumping, Jack Selected Jack of Hearts pops out of the deck, then is found in the deck sandwiched between two black twos, then back changes colorInspired by
  • "The Trained Card" (Joe Berg, The Joe Berg Book)
Also published here
Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 143
Ellis Stanyon The Card Jumps Out of an Envelope No. 50, elastic, or jumps out of deck with deck held under foot Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 185
Ellis Stanyon The Card Jumps Out of the Envelope or the Pack No. 6, elastic between two cardsVariations Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 33
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note some red and some black cards put in card case, red cards them jump outInspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 33
Ellis Stanyon The Card Thrown on a Silk Hat Jumps up and Stands on One End No. 10, trick card with elastic Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 160
Ellis Stanyon Balancing Any Card on a Hat No. 11, card moves in hat and then stands Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 160
Ellis Stanyon The Animated Card No. 17, card rises out of tabled spread Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 211
Eugene Burger Séance "glorpy" and "out to lunch" Mastering the Art of Magic 56
Paul Rosini, Eugene Burger The Visibly Turning Cards rosini´s double reverse with glorpyRelated to Mastering the Art of Magic 219
Neal Elias Take Another Card spectator takes the same card, it pops out of spread as he is about to take one (gag?) New Card Controls 50
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Flying Thought selection flies out of deck, spring mechanismAlso published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 145
John Carney Up My Sleeve last card is selection and travels visibly across chest underneath jacketRelated to The Book of Secrets 82
John Carney Variations with a Hat card out of head, then card fountain without motor or thread The Book of Secrets 314
Al Baker Cards from Hat three selected cards jump out of hat The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magazines) 650
Al Baker Card from the Hat - Clockwork Method mechanical The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 690
Al Baker New Improved Rising Card from Hat The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 690
Eugene Burger, Al Baker Al Baker's Card from the Hat - A New Look thread The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue ) 883
Al Baker Card from the Hat - Finger Tip Method thread attached to finger tip The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 689
Jim Patton, David Britland A Double Shot two selections shoot out of deck as it is dribbled onto table, secret thin rubber bandInspired by Penumbra (Issue 5) 2
Gordon Bruce, Jim Patton Face-Up Double Shot selections shoot out face upRelated to Penumbra (Issue 5) 6
Karl Fulves Teaching The Twist rubber banded deck twists on palm Under Tension 78
Vanni Bossi Geller Card bending a card, two methods Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 18
Martin Gardner William Tell bent card stands upright on table, it is "shot" over with mime gun or rubber band around box Latter Day Secrets (Issue 10) 393
Karl Fulves Card Kinetic cards in row on table, Ace of Spades next to row, rubber band stretched over it and used to move Ace along row, suddenly it moves towards selection and back and they transposeInspired by
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin, marketed effect)
Prolix (Issue 1) 4
Joe Rindfleisch The Jiggle Case card case moves around on table Best of Friends - Volume III 469
Karl Fulves Motion Magnets "Unexplained"
cards scattered on table move towards card under hand and then cling to it when lifted, posed as a problem
Prolix (Issue 5) 317
Rich Aviles Fax Machine card moves through deck and transforms Above the Fold 2
Unknown Wiggle Gag card moves out of fan and wiggles Above the Fold 11
Al Baker, Eric Evans Al Baker Meets Hofzinser's Ghost ITR (Spider Pen) methodInspired by 53 Friends 31
Steve Beam Bambi Revisited The padlock in the back design of a selected card unlocks after a key mysteriously rotates (and a zipper mysteriously slides open).Inspired byRelated to
  • "Fly Down" (Dave Brumble, Magic--The Vanishing Art by Steve Beam, 1979)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 36
Caleb Wiles Clue Multi-phase routine where the magician allows a participant to determine how "clue cards" (a few openly marked cards) will be turned to create a playing card. The clue cards then turn into the mate of that card.Inspired by
  • "The Pointer Anomaly" (Paul Harris, Genii, Feb. 2009)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 9 28
Vanni Bossi, Tom Sellers Straight Up with a Twist card rises and spins once, secret rubber tipped pencilInspired by The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 101