327 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / Ambitious Card Theme / Sequences
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Unknown Card comes to Top/Bottom on hand or with paper-wrapped deck, long card Tricks with Cards 42
Unknown Der Zuschauer als Karten-Kommandant card shuffled back by spectator, yet it appears on topRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 224
Unknown Die Wanderung einer Karte selection travels from top to center of deck, or from center to top Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 115
Unknown Card to Top visual, top change and air pressure turnover New Era Card Tricks 43
Unknown Card to Bottom top and bottom cards shown indifferent, then selection travels to the bottom Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 69
Unknown Top, Bottom or Center spectator decides whether his selection should appear on top, bottom or in the center Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 5
Unknown Suggestions for its Use selection appears at bottom with small explosion, chemical Later Magic 61
Jack Merlin Pass Using Second Dealing ambitious card sequence, second deal Merlin's Master Manipulations 6
Ralph W. Hull Two/Three of Diamonds pseudo duplicates for ambitious card phase "Eye-Openers" 5
Tommy Tucker The Perfect Shift double lift to fake a pass Expert Manipulative Magic 13
Unknown Push-In Switch for Ambitious Card Card Tricks That Work 6
Unknown The Ambitious Card two phases, including card from under shoe back to top Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 48
Unknown A New Top Change second card is palmed while top one is displayed, then replaced Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 86
Laurie Ireland On the Bottom, on Top and in the Pocket Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 23
Dick Madden The Modern Eye-Popper short card used to simplify double lift 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 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 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 118
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 1. basic application Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown On the Top chosen card comes to top, short card Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 310
Unknown The Slap Trick card comes to top, Seven vs. Eight impromptu duplicate Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 337
Ralph W. Hull The Eye Popper svengali/mirage deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 254
Ralph W. Hull The Pop-Eyes Eye-Popper Trick with Pop-Eyed Eye-Popper deck Greater Magic 532
Unknown The Double Lift with a Short Card with ambitious card phase Greater Magic 475
Laurie Ireland Card Control Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938) 7
Unknown The Obliging Card apparently mistake is made, ambitious phase Expert Card Technique 322
Unknown Ambitious Card Move Expert Card Technique 286
Unknown Cover for the Ambitious Card Double Lift Expert Card Technique 287
Unknown The First Phase Expert Card Technique 283
Unknown Using Double Lift Turnup two methods Expert Card Technique 284
Edward Marlo The Ambitious Card facilitating double lift by bending top cards Early Marlo (Issue Pasteboard Presto) 19
Unknown A Stubborn Card 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)
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 114) 673
Laurie Ireland Card Control card transformation, ends up in pocket Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 7
Al Baker The Ambitious Card two phases The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 156
Deane Moore Double Lift Substitute More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 16
Theodore Annemann The Modern Eye Popper short card used to simplify double lift Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 49
Warner Perry To the Top with stranger card (which is not the selection) Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 133
Arthur H. Buckley Wishful Thinking Experiment No. 25 - peeked card comes to top in clean manner Card Control 181
Arthur H. Buckley The Illusive Transfer Experiment No. 40 Card Control 208
John Brown Cook The Transfer of a Card double deal from centre for short ambitious card sequence Card Control 80
Jean Hugard Card Magic on The Revolution (air pressure turnover), also with two cards in quick succession or as Ambitious Card phaseRelated to Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 8) 187
Edward Marlo The "S" Shaped Turn Over multiple lift for ca. five cards, S-crimp Marlo In Spades 6
Edward Marlo Flight of Time card is chosen by counting procedure, then card travels to top or to other packet The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 137) 549
Unknown A Bit of Byplay The Royal Road to Card Magic 172
Hen Fetsch Band-It Card Cache same effect as Band-It Card, more rubber bands and clean at the end Band-It Card 3
Hen Fetsch Band-It Card selection is lost in the deck and encircled with two rubber bands, deck is placed behind back and when shown again selection is on face of the still encircled deck Band-It Card 1
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! phase for ambitious cardAlso published here The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 231) 924
Edward Marlo Effect No. 10 peeked-at card is shown reversed with table spread, optional ambitious card sequence follow-up The Marlo Miracle Deck 6
Al Leech An Ambitious Card Manipulating with Leech 26
Bill Simon Ambitious Bit with the side slip Effective Card Magic 115
Frank Garcia Garcia's Interlude sucker sequence, side slip fake The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 263) 1051
Al Leech A Suspicious Move garden path Card Man Stuff 7
Edward Marlo Flight of Time card is chosen by counting procedure, then card travels to top or to other packet The Cardician 11
Edward Marlo Ambitious Card Move The Cardician 54
Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon Topper Garcia's topper mover, two handed bluff display on top, Vernon's variation one handedRelated to The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 282) 1126
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! phase for ambitious cardAlso published here The Best in Magic 138
Edward Marlo Card to Top on tabled deck, using tabled palm The Tabled Palm 19
Edward Marlo The Lost Card sucker presentation, using The Card Transfer The Tabled Palm 36
Edward Marlo Rise-Rise-Rise card from center rises to top visible, tabled, two methods (Tenkai and Flat Palm)Variations The Tabled Palm 23
Edward Marlo D. As Ambitious Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 75
Al Leech Doubly Ambitious Cardmanship 6
Al Leech A Triple Discovery first card rises to the top and transforms in the second and third selected card Cardmanship 17
Edward Marlo Card travels to bottom tabled, context (point 3.) Card Switches 11
Max Malini Card Jumps to Top single phase Ambitious Card The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 55
Nate Leipzig, Charlie Miller Leipzig's Card Production Variation card clings to hand The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 62
Edward Marlo Two The K. M. Move 3
Jochen Zmeck, Ralph W. Hull Schneller als das Auge ambitious phases with mirage deck, also as double ambitious phase Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 14
Jochen Zmeck Das Mene-Tekel-Spiel roughed short/long menetekel and applications
1. card to top
2. card through table
3. divination
4. rising card
5. card to pocket
6. card travels between two slates
7. having multiple cards chosen
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 21
Neal Elias Tilt Contribution Tilt! 28
Edward Marlo Note using Tilt in ambitious card routine, "most obvious use (...) for this reason I have avoided it", getting into position before removing top card Tilt! 15
Nate Leipzig Ambitious Card Quickie double deal turnover, from center and top Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 162
Harry Lorayne Double-Lift Gag sucker presentation Deck-Sterity 11
Edward Marlo Marlo Top Change Expert Card Conjuring 33
Edward Marlo Transfer Palm Sequence Expert Card Conjuring 120
Edward Marlo Effect 7 card visually comes to top twice, see also page 29 On the Acrobatic Cards 17
Edward Marlo Effect 2 card jumps off top of deck, twice, double jumps from deck On the Acrobatic Cards 26
Tony Kardyro T.K's Ambitious Joker joker comes to the top twice then transforms into selection The Cardiste (Issue 13) 10
Edward Marlo How Many card placed on table, cards dealt onto it, rises to top Advanced Fingertip Control 142
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious related to "Coming Up in the World", see correction on page 34Related to 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 HudsonRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 413
Gaylord E. Hill Fastest Card in the West card apparently in center + air-pressure turnover The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 27) 132
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 1. classic sequence to load new card above a.c. Million Dollar Card Secrets 48
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 3. paintbrush change Million Dollar Card Secrets 49
T. Nelson Downs Ambitious Card - 5. double backer Million Dollar Card Secrets 51
Bill Simon, Frank Garcia Control Knockout card is produced on top via slip cut two timesRelated to
  • "Slip Cut Effect" (Ed Marlo, The Gen, April 1956)
Million Dollar Card Secrets 45
Frank Garcia Ambitious Card - 4. card is apparently seen produding from centreRelated to Million Dollar Card Secrets 50
Edward Marlo Ambitious Swindle hidden use of Edward Victor's Color ChangeRelated to Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 10) 81
Neal Elias Ambitious Get Ready "Get Ready For Braue After Zingone" (see next trick)Inspired by 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 centerVariationsAlso published here
  • Surprise Reverse (Cigam, Walter Schwartz, 1931)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 477
Karl Fulves, Bert Allerton Topped Card appears on top Packet Switches (Part One) 41
Karl Fulves Which One strange presentation Packet Switches (Part Two) 121
Frank Garcia, Edward Victor Ambitious Opener Super Subtle Card Miracles 159
Frank Garcia Ace Spectacular ambitious phase with aces, then kings turn over and change to aces via Larreverse Super Subtle Card Miracles 71
Wesley James Coming Up In The World Related toVariations Super Subtle Card Miracles 165
Harry Lorayne The Persistence-of-Vision Control 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 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 12) 682
Tom Ellis Super Rise Loading Move, see p. 985 for Wesley James referenceRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 6) 721
Harry Lorayne The Ultra Move for the Ambitious Card Afterthoughts 17
Harry Lorayne The Ultra Move and the Fast Pass 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 jacksRelated to Kannibal Kards 3
Dr. Gordon C. Peck That Top Card Ambitious card type of sequence with short card Magic With Faucett Ross 217
Karl Fulves Infinitely Ambitious ambitious phase with random card, described as endless loopRelated to 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 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 5
Ken Krenzel Kung Fu Card Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 8) 103
Roy Walton Ambitious Movie apparently visual penetration to topVariationsAlso published here 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 Classic Tackler 16
Slydini Drop Steal top cards lapped while inserting card near top The Best of Slydini ...and More 91
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico's Application on Bob Nelson's Discovery Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 263
Edward Marlo Ambitious Goal using T.K. Drop Sleight Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 213
Edward Marlo Togetinto using T.K. Drop SleightRelated to Marlo's Magazine Volume 2 214
Bill Wisch Application see application B) Palm Change 1 & 2 7
David Carré The Card Expert multiphase routine, fullstack Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 6) 366
John Cornelius John Cornelius Method The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1027
Roger Smith Some Ultimate Pass Ideas pseudo pass for magicians, duplicateInspired by
  • "Ultimate Pass" (Roger Smith, Necromancer)
The Ultimate Card Book No. 1 5
Roger Smith The Card That Went in the Deck on Top card put reversed in center is claimed to travel invisibly to top, becomes visible when dealt off the deck, second deal Innovative Magic No. 2 21
Ken Krenzel As an Ambitious Card Ending Block Turnover The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 18
Ken Krenzel The "One-Card" Double Lift Related to The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 62
Philip T. Goldstein Remembrance of Cards Past short ambitious card sequence, back of card changes Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 128
Tony Noice For Ambitious Experts using passes Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 219
Karl Fulves Buried Alive 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
Related to Cardworks 85
Ken Simmons The Magician's Fooler The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 57
David Britland Continuum card sticks out from center, second card is added to it, when card is removed, apparently Irv Wiener's move, see p. 94 for credits Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 29
Harvey Rosenthal Ambition to the bottom using Kelly / Ovette move variation Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 151
Juan Tamariz Efecto 3°. Anti-Ambiciosa card to bottomAlso published here Magia Potagia — Volume I 25
Roy Walton Ambitious Movie apparently visual penetration to top For Your Entertainment Pleasure 31
Derek Dingle The Alpha Toss Toss Change Handling, see also page 24 for visual change idea The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles The Higher Elevation two methodsRelated to Six Impromptu Card Tricks 42
Ross Bertram Up and Up two times, tabled Bertram on Sleight of Hand 112
Ross Bertram Bertram's Ascending Card tabled deck Bertram on Sleight of Hand 160
Ross Bertram Bertram's Descending Card card inserted in middle sinks to bottom, tabled Bertram on Sleight of Hand 110
Ross Bertram An Uplifting Application Bertram on Sleight of Hand 158
Stephen Tucker Jogger ambitious card sequence, card moves in a fan Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 29) 555
Stephen Tucker Top Deck two ambitious card moves
- card on top penetrates second card only, out jogged
- card out jogged at the back comes to the top
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 30) 589
Stephen Tucker Snow Fall ambitious card move, card sinks through deck Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32) 628
Pascal Monmoine Cal-Pass card sticks out from deck and is flipped over on top, in that process one card is added, also as a visual color change Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 25) 478
Simon Lovell The Second Deal in Leiu of a Double Lift "Lieu" (sic) Second to None 38
Steve Beam Early Riser ambitious card sequence, card rises once visibly, plunger The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 37
Stephen Tucker Weekend Double Ambitious sequence with Marlo Tilt The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 43
Steve Beam Downs' Upper variation on the Downs change, without table, as an ambitious card sequence The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 39
David Britland Revolution card from top to center, out jogged Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 36) 703
Peter Duffie Business for the Top Change spectator apparently saw a switch Close-Up to the Point 16
Jay Sankey Bit By Bit half the signature comes to top, then full signature, visual The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 58
Walter E. Cummings Ambitious Karate using Karate Move Best of Friends - Volume II 333
Unknown Ambitious Card Move pushing double in, push-in change, palming bottom half to top The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 20
Frederick Braue The Braue Turndown same as Tamariz/Bruce Turnover/Replacement The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 25
Frederick Braue Ambitious Card Move upward buckle to visualize arrival at top The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 23
Unknown Push-In Change Ambitious Card Sequence burying the card deeper The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 20
Unknown Ambitious Card Move card appears face-up on top as cards are sprung in other hand The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 27
Eric DeCamps The Inverted Card short ambitious card sequence, card turned inside out and split, using blank-faced and blank-backed cardInspired by
  • "Dimensional Relativity" (Ben Harris, marketed item, 1981)
The Magic of Eric DeCamps 22
Rick Anderson Nothing Changes pointing out top & bottom card Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 103
Anonymous The Kagemusha Principle pseudo duplicate - Idea Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 65
Al Baker The Out-Jog Change Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 48
Verne Chesbro The Double Lift Build-Up Sequence to "load" for another double lift Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 7
Dr. Jacob Daley The Daily Leaper Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 58
Bruce Elliott Brrrrtttt! Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 8
Philip T. Goldstein Fancy Dancer double facer Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 98
Philip T. Goldstein Four-Fifths of the Truth impromptu-duplicate Idea Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 63
Frank Garcia, Bill Spooner Topper bluff displayRelated toAlso published here
  • Bill Spooner's handling in "Wonderful Routines of Magic" (1969)
Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 20
Philip T. Goldstein Tabled Ambition Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 46
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Cover for the Ambitious Card Double Lift Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 60
Vic Kirk Signed with Suspicion Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 41
Edward Marlo For the Unambitious Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 12
Edward Marlo Rise, Rise, Rise Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 69
Daryl Martinez The Double Whammo Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 15
Daryl Martinez The Gaffless Houdini-Fooler Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 101
Daryl Martinez The Impromptu Duplicate Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 61
Daryl Martinez A One-Handed Sequence Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 85
Daryl Martinez To Boldly Go giving indifferent Card to Spectator Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 41
Daryl Martinez Tilted and Turned with visual change Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 22
Daryl Martinez The Triple Whammo Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 72
Daryl Martinez Up the Falls Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 24
Dai Vernon The Trick that fooled Houdini double backed card Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 100
Roy Walton Ambitious Movie apparently visual penetration to topAlso published here Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 66
Michael Weber Layers of Conviction Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 50
Michael Weber, Eric Maurin The Whole Truth impromptu-duplicate Idea Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 64
Edward Marlo The Ambitious Miracle-Change as a Push-In Change Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 49
Daryl Martinez The Pass Daryl's Ambitious Card Omnibus 28
Dai Vernon The Rising Sun very clean phase, one-handed Tenkai Switch 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 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 1338
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders An Ambitious Section general comments When Creators Collide... 41
Karl Fulves One Hand Bandit card cut to bottom comes back to top, one-handed Secret Session — Part Three 70
Richard Sanders A Not so Humble Beginning getting into a routine, selection suddenly appears face-up on deck When Creators Collide... 41
Peter Duffie Day Tripper Ace of Spades rises from bottom to top on spectator's hand, selection into pocketInspired by Inspirations 87
José Carroll Variations handling for unloading and inserting card for ambitious card routine 52 Lovers 59
Wesley James, José Carroll Coming Up in the World adaption of the move 52 Lovers 70
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #1 Nine as Six Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 46
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #3 double back card Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 106
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #5 little routine Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 134
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #2 Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 46
Edward Marlo Tip - Ambitious Bit #4 card in center transposes with card on top Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 134
Edward Marlo, Frederick Braue Tip - Ambitious Bit #6 pop up card with repeat Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 150
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card moveRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 381
Roy Walton Because It Was There "Riffle Aces"Related to The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1373
Jörg Alexander Weber A Case of Ambition card travels back to face of deck in case First there was a dream 51
Bobby Bernard Swivel-Two Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 5) 1636
Bill Kalush Single to Double Double Deal Turnover Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 3) 1616
Gene Maze Single Up Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1600
Rick Silberman Double Up Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 2) 1599
Edward Marlo As an Ambitious Bit So Soon? 11
Edward Marlo Sophisticated Ambitious Bit So Soon? 57
Juan Tamariz Effect 3. Anti-Ambitious card to bottom, see also The Magic WayAlso published here Sonata 42
Doug Edwards It's Uncanny Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 12) 1867
Harry Lorayne Primal Ambition using two cards Trend Setters 22
Harry Lorayne The 52nd Card top card travels to bottom Trend Setters 214
Ken Krenzel Going Up Close-up Impact! 95
Ken Krenzel Rebound card comes to bottom in banded deck Close-up Impact! 100
Gary Ouellet On the Count of Three! Close Up Illusions 185
Gary Ouellet Peregrination cards in spread on table Close Up Illusions 333
Gary Ouellet Ambitious Challenge after Tilt card sticking out a bit from the front Close Up Illusions 187
Michael Powers The AT&T Trick "ambitious-twist-transpo"
Ace to Four set aside, ambitious sequence with selection which is left outjogged, twisting routine, last card transposes with outjogged selection
Top Secret Stuff 13
Tony Miller Insert Out Miller Variable Placement Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 6) 1939
José Carroll The Card-Calculator ambitious card, card to number, stop trick, card folded to calculator 52 Lovers — Volume II 47
Alex Elmsley Ambitious to the End three phases The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 296
Edward Marlo Houdini Would Have Bought This! ambitious sequence with double backer The Olram File (Issue 10) 13
Karl Fulves Immersed Related to 28 Card Tricks 49
Ray Mertz Twisted Up pass, as an ambitious card move The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 1) 6
Chris Kenner S.W. Elevator SWE shift to visually let ambitious card move to topVariations Totally Out Of Control 152
Edward Marlo Ambitious Beginning Related to The Olram File (Issue 12) 5
Neal Elias Before Zingone impromptu double backer ambitious phase The Olram File (Issue 12) 12
Jerry Sadowitz Ambitious Ending 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 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 5) 16
Dr. Gordon C. Peck Over There "Ron Peck"? card put in one half, other half placed on table, it jumps to tabled half Rigmarole (Issue 2) 16
Rick Johnsson Larreverse - Ambitious Card Inspired by Card File 54
Harry Lorayne The Magic Coin spectator checks top card, places coin on top, card rises Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 3) 2337
Juan Tamariz Effect 3 - Anti-Ambitious card to bottom The Tamariz Perpendicular Control 15
Alexander de Cova, Roy Walton Ambitious Riser tabled, apparently visual penetration to topInspired by Secrets No. 1 52
Steve Beam Tenkai Charlie ambitious card moveAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 52) 962
Homer Liwag Homer Liwag's Dribble Double double lift after dribble pass The Pass 87
Chris Kenner, Brett Wolf Shifty fake SWE shift to visually let ambitious card move to top, only last phase by Brett WolfInspired byVariations The Pass 121
Tom Gagnon Ambitious Illusion with the tapping illusion The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1032
Edward Marlo Ambitious Rise card rises from side, put in center, repeatedInspired by Facsimile (Issue 3 (Marlophile 1)) 14
Ken Beale Offset Ambition "Three Impromptus" Underworld (Issue 1) 9
Doug Edwards A Double Lift is a Double Lift similar to Vernon Unload Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 5) 2648
Joel Givens Slip Up The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 60) 1165
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 Miracle Material 34
Michael Kaminskas Step by Step card rises visibly in stagesInspired by Miracle Material 47
Wesley James Coming Up in the World Card College — Volume 2 338
Joel Givens Passed Ambitions Inspired by The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 60) 1164
Ken Krenzel It's a Wrap card rises from center to top face up with no handling Ingenuities 67
Karl Fulves Zoltan The Vampire Chronicles 67
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
Louis Zingone, Frederick Braue Ambitious Card with impromptu double backer The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 22
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)
The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 27
Roger Klause Second Teaser depth illusion / Vernon-Houdini ambitious phase teaser for magicians Virtual Foolery 15
Christian Scherer Ehrgeiziger geht es nicht mehr ambitious card sequence with torn cornerRelated to Karten à la carte 74
Lee Asher Asheresque Thinking Out Loud 4
Jack Avis Thumb Clip Steal - As a Color Change
- as part of an Ambitious Card Routine
Related to Vis à Vis 34
Tom Allen The Ripple visual, you "see" the card coming up Lé Asher 11
Lee Asher Ridding the Ripple visual, you "see" the card coming up Lé Asher 12
Guy Hollingworth Regarding the shift. Two Deal Shift Drawing Room Deceptions 129
Baltazar Fuentes The Fuentes Rise face-up face, using pass and palm Arempi II 47
David Acer Movin' On Up card reversed but squared, gradual movement Natural Selections — Volume II 90
Baltazar Fuentes Double Lift Substitute Inspired by Arempi II 49
Ellis Stanyon Card Passes Upwards Through the Pack No. 8 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 217
Ellis Stanyon An Eight Spot Put in the Centre Passes to the Top No. 27, Seven/Eight pseudo duplicate Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 46
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note using the slip change for a card-to-top sequenceInspired by Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 292
Dai Vernon, Arturo de Ascanio Tilt Card College — Volume 4 997
Wesley James Ambitious Opening with Cull claimed by Wesley James Ambitious Undertaking 9
Wesley James Coming Up in the World - The Load Up Ambitious Undertaking 13
Karl Fulves Escapism indifferent card in hand changes into JS just inserted in a packet Lost Vampire Secrets 160
Karl Fulves Out Of Body indifferent card in hand changes into JS just inserted in a packet Lost Vampire Secrets 163
August Roterberg, Henry Hatton, Adrian Plate, Frederick Braue Ambitious Card Sequence cutting the outjogged card deeper into the deck Concertos for Pasteboard 135
Justin Hanes Claw Action 7
Justin Hanes The Cut Action 11
Justin Hanes Likeness Action 14
John E. Mintz Remote Redux card lost in small packet, it appears on top of rest of deck insteadInspired by Latter Day Secrets (Issue 4) 89
Justin Hanes Quest tilt handlingInspired by Action 5
Justin Hanes Ease top card dragged in center, yet retained on top, spelling of trick title unclearRelated to
  • Chad Long items in Racherbaumer's Inside Out column in MAGIC
Action 9
Justin Hanes Swap card held in right hand and flipped face-down onto deck, top card of deck is angled up with left fingers and brought behind so a double is flipped downInspired by
  • "In Lieu of a Double Lift" (Ed Marlo)
Action 10
Justin Hanes Will "restyling of Herrmann pass", applied to ambitious card Action 12
Evert Chapman A Change of Place selection appears face-up on deck when top card is rubbed with Ace of Spades, then some kind of transposition Card File Two 9
Lee Asher Face Down Silver Surfer Close Cover Before Striking 6
Harry Lorayne Ultra Double Ambition using ultra move Personal Collection 219
Neal Elias The Ambitious Card card pushed in and instantly Twirl Pass done New Card Controls 76
Neal Elias A Somewhat Different Effect card controlled to second-from-top New Card Controls 76
Karl Fulves Repeatedly Ambitious New Card Controls 96
Harry Lorayne The Gambling Magician Ace of Spades riffle stacked one card down at a time, then rises back to top Personal Collection 115
Tom Ellis Super Rise Loading MoveRelated to New Card Controls 81
Neal Elias Wrong Card, Right Card top card turned over, wrong card, transforms into right card, ready for double lift New Card Controls 87
David Regal Tenacious Climber using tape Constant Fooling 2 179
Slydini Slydini's lost ambitious card top portion lapped Ahead of the Pack 22
Euan Bingham The Ambitious Card first card then deck penetrates hand Free From Filler 17
Euan Bingham A Ambitious Card Move extension to Tom Ellis' Super Rise Free From Filler 20
Al Baker Ubiquitous Card The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 759
George DeLawrence Reverse Hofzinser Change unloading of double, D'Amico type, originally from The Sphinx, October 1920 Hofzinser Notebook 59
Charles Waller, Karl Fulves Knockout card placed reversed at bottom of deck, dropped on table, it appears on top, air pressure turnover Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 304
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Topmost using Jog Switch to get in interlock configuration, with short ambitious phase
- Variant Techniques
- Hidden Card Jog Switch
- Face-Down Jog Switch
Related to Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 5
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Piston top card shown and slid under top card
- Ambitious Card Variation
Inspired by
  • "The Windmill Move" (Lennart Green)
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 40
Frederick Braue Push-In Ambitious Card Phase often started with double and push-in change, credit information Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 56
Jerry Sadowitz, James Steranko Ambitious Steranko top card stays in position despite straight cut Cut Controls 12
Wesley James Coming Up in the World a.k.a. The Load-Up Move, credit information 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 timeInspired by
  • "Time Machine" (Ed Marlo, Ibidem #7)
Time Machine 2
Ron Frost Down Under Four of a kind placed on top of deck, selected card penetrates to bottom of the deck After The Force 95
Jerry K. Hartman Covered, Up! selection appears face up on deck while covered with handkerchiefInspired by Penumbra (Issue 9) 9
Jack Avis The Jumping Thought card peeked at, deck shuffled by spectator, card divined and it comes to top Rara Avis 86
Jack Avis Siva's Switch - The Action (Reverse KM Move variation/Illogical Double Lift)
- Ambitious Routine based on Jay switch and KM move
Rara Avis 181
Luke Dancy Going Dutch First selection rises to top, second reverses in deck. Selections transpose, and second selection transforms into four of a kind. The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 57
Ken Krenzel Facial selection reverses and comes to top, then small packet printing and unprinting Relaxed Impossibilities 117
Dai Vernon, Ken Krenzel Trick That Fooled Houdini Variant Relaxed Impossibilities 120
Chris Mayhew Lazy Rise visible rise ala Raise RiseRelated to A Clockwork Apple 58
Tyler Wilson Move it or Lose it openly edgemarked card travels visibly up in the deck Reinventing the Real 36
Ben Harris Floating Ambitious Card card visibly rises via tilt Reinventing the Real 102
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious V spelling sequence Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 8) 237
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious III: Creating an Impromptu Double-Backer two methods Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 6) 235
Louis Zingone, Frederick Braue, Neal Elias, Roberto Giobbi Ambitious IV two times to top, then secret steal Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 7) 236
Roberto Giobbi Ambitious VI setting up for another double lift Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 9) 238
Karl Fulves Tenkai Transfer ambitious card phase with packet, featuring a a transfer of the bottom card onto a single card as packet and single card are exchanged from hand to hand Prolix (Issue 7) 470
Román García Aplicaciones del WOW applications and ideas with Katsuya Masuda's WOW gimmick
- Mi carta favorita
- La firma
- La transparencia
- El tiempo
- La repetición
- La transformación
- La transposición
- La prolongación
- La inversión
- La ambiciosa
- Viajes
- Mentalwow
- Otras aplicaciones
Nanomagias 119
Wesley James Coming Up in the World Full Frontal Mayhew 19
Harry Lorayne Tilt Ambitous Card Phase Special Effects 68
Harry Lorayne The Hopless Hop top card shown and side-jogged, cut into center, secret slip cut, incorporating side-jog idea by Jack Carpenter, two methodsInspired by Special Effects 61
Tom Gagnon Flying Double Lift loading a card onto a card that is used to scoop up a tabled spread to make it a double, in short tabled ambitious card sequence Avant-Cards 121
Edward Marlo, Shane Cobalt Raised! Handling of Rise-Rise-Rise by MarloInspired by Chasing Dovetails 21
Karl Fulves Higher Ground card travels from bottom to top, remains injoggedRelated to Prolix (Issue 10) 642
J. Stewart Smith To The Top Card loaded to be held in mouth The Saturday Morning Session 50
Ricky Smith Card at any Vowel "card to top" presentationAlso published here Nothing as it Seems 12