79 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Torn & Restored / Destroyed & "Rediscovered"
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Reginald Scot Of private confederacie, and of Bandons pigeon on using stooges, for example for burnt and rediscovered cardRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XIII) 174
Unknown The "Torn Card" card restored except corner, which then visibly reappears, different versions of the mechanical card explained Modern Magic 139
Unknown The Changing Ladle on a stick, to change flat objects, as card burning, paper switch or Q&A deviceRelated to Modern Magic 358
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The Fairy Star five cards lost and found, then teared up and put in pistol and shot on star configuration apparatus where they appear on its five points Tricks with Cards 206
Unknown, Bland The Card Bouquet five cards are destroyed and shot on a fake flower bouquet, they appear around the bouquet, some reverse and one has a corner missing which is visibly restored, very mechanical apparatus Tricks with Cards 241
Unknown The new Watch and Card Target pistol shot on target, where card appears minus corner, then corner as well, watch appears there tooInspired by More Magic 403
Unknown Die magische Reparatur-Anstalt No. 12, card signed and torn in two, one half burnt, reproduced from envelope Der Kartenkünstler 102
H. F. C. Suhr Der moderne Phönix No. 3, card torn to pieces and burnt in a flash on a bowl, restored card underneath bowl, see Zauberspiegel for Suhr attributionAlso published here Der Kartenkünstler 89
Unknown Die verschwundene und wiedergefundene Karte card is burned or vanishes, it reappears gradually as it is pulled out of the bottom of a hat, using a foldable card with black cloth back Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 169
Unknown Citrone und Karte burned card appears in chosen lemonRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 39
Unknown Chemische Reparaturanstalt card marked on both ends and cut in half, one half burnt and found in nest of envelopeRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 71
Unknown Der geheimnisvolle Cylinderhut three cards are burnt and fired with pistol against top hat where they reappearRelated to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 166
H. F. C. Suhr Der moderne Phönix card torn to pieces and burnt in a flash on a bowl, restored card underneath bowlAlso published here Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 179
Unknown Extraordinary Restoration procedure for adding and forcing the extra corner New Era Card Tricks 75
Unknown The Phoenix picture card burned and restored minus a corner, tearing off a corner off double card New Era Card Tricks 132
Unknown Cards Shot Against a Hat three selections torn up and shot at borrowed hat, where they appear attached to the crown of the hatRelated to New Era Card Tricks 80
Unknown The Card and Handkerchief card visibly appears attached to handkerchief New Era Card Tricks 89
Unknown The Halved Card card cut in half, one half destroyed and rediscovered, variant in which the half is brought in theater by district messenger boy (Western Union Card Trick)Related to New Era Card Tricks 130
Carl Willmann Der Hut als Zielscheibe two cards burned and shot on top hat, they reappear stuck to bottom of top hat Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 1) 6
Unknown Selbstverbrennung einer Karte und ihre Wiederherstellung No. 16, card placed on stand, burns on command, reappears in bottle that is broken to get it out, flap folding card in bottle Der Amateurzauberer 97
Hugo Schrader Die Karte am Spiesse card torn, one half put into end of stick by spectator and burned, it reappears somewhere else, unclear description but features a switch with a card at the end of a stick Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 1
Frederick Barrington Barrington's Torn Card Trick card torn in four pieces, one freely selected, rest burned and fired with piston onto nest of envelope in which restored card with missing piece is foundVariations The Art of Magic 96
Unknown Resurrection of the Cards four selection burnt, ashes in glass, restored cards "walk" out of glass The Art of Magic 207
John Northern Hilliard Card, Orange and Candle torn and burnt card discovered inside orange with corner proof, wet card is shot on candle with pistol an appears in flame dry and restored The Art of Magic 225
Stanley Collins Le Dernier Cri Mutilated Card Experiment card cut into four pieces, three are burnt and found restored in nest of envelopesRelated to Original Magical Creations 46
Charles T. Jordan Cremo! Card Restoration Extraordinary card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 33
Oswald Rae Card and Cigarette three pieces of a signed and torn card in envelope transform into tobacco, card is found restored in cigarette, last piece fits More Practical Patter 8
Oswald Rae The Phoenix Card and Ring Mystery signed card is torn in quarters and put in an envelope, a finger ring is added and everything burnt with a candle, finger ring with rolled up restored card is found in ball of wool inside a parcelAlso published here
  • "The Phoenix Card and Ring Mystery" in "The Magic Wand"
Original Magic 1
Theodore Annemann The Borrowed Deck Tragedy selection turns over in deck, then it's put in an envelope and envelope destroyed, card reappears face up in deck, borrowed deck, duplicate SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 3
Theodore Annemann The Improved Burned Card selection turns over, is burned and reappears in deck, double facer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 136
Charles T. Jordan Cremo Card Restoration card forced via spelling procedure, duplicate in deck Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 220
Al Saal The New Torn Corner Card pieces placed in handkerchief transform in note with message, other card becomes restored card Greater Magic 248
Theodore Annemann Card in High initialed card burned in newspaper (dummy card printed on newspaper), reappears in rubber banded wallet (with dummy behind glass)Related to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 95) 585
Laurie Ireland The Card in the Sandwich card torn vanishes in box and appears in sandwich, corner fits Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 2
Dell O'Dell, James F. Herpick Kiss and Tell lipstick kissed card by female spectator is burnt and a blank card in an initialed envelope transforms into it The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 17) 74
Theodore DeLand Cremation selection is burnt and a glass half filled with confetti is shown, the confetti vanishes and the selection is inside the glassVariations The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 21) 87
Unknown Card in the Egg - Wand torn and restored card to egg Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 69
George Armstrong Avatara borrowed deck, card is selected one is thought of, selected is burnt, and the other card vanishes from borrowed deck, both appear in a nest of envelopes in the performer's wallet held by spectator The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 93) 376
William Lindsay Gresham Nightmare Allez torn and restored tarot card, with menetekel deck and a way to copy the signature The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 115) 461
Paul Curry Gutter Magic card is found on the street, destroyed and vanished, then found again at the same spot as in the beginningAlso published here The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 532
George G. Kaplan The Card in the Balloon torn and restored card in balloon The Fine Art of Magic 128
Jack Yeager Card in Egg Routine De Luxe torn card restored in egg, corner verification, with wand Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 17
Lu Brent Card And Cigarette Card torn into four pieces, placed in handkerchief. When opened, only one corner remaining, the other three pieces are restored and found in cigarette in magician's mouth Fifteen Star Card Effects 16
George Coon The Card and Cigarette Case torn and restored card to cigarette case, two pieces proof The Close-Up Magician 18
Robert Parrish Card in Orange corner proof, card torn upRelated to Expert Card Mysteries 169
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Card Frame torn pieces of a card appear in card frame one by one where the card is found restoredRelated toVariations The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 40
Eric C. Lewis The Eric Lewis Revised Model of the Okito Card FrameInspired by The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 46
Scotty York, Samuel Berland Simplex Card in the Purse card is signed by performer and spectator then torn and vanished only to be rediscovered and restored in the purse Lecture 51
Unknown Of private confederacy. burned card appears somewhere, Richard Kaufman's transcription of Reginald Scot's card sectionRelated to CardMagic 66
Al Mann, T. Page Wright, William Larsen The Royal Album torn and restored card, corner as a reference, Al Koran WalletRelated to
  • Sphinx Vol.27 #9, 1928
The "H" Factor 26
Larry Jennings Structured - A Routine with the Jennings Wallet (Signed Torn and Restored Card to Envelope) card torn, appears restored in envelope in wallet, featuring the Jennings Wallet A Visit With Larry Jennings 6
Pedro Eine Kartenroutine mit der Dove Pan (Taubenkasserolle) card appears with rabbit in dove pan, corner fits Gimmick (Issue 1) 9
Larry Jennings Structured card torn, appears restored in envelope in wallet, featuring the Jennings Wallet The Cardwright 188
Robert Parrish The Card in the Orange Related to Great Tricks Revisited 89
Guy Hollingworth Burnt and Restored Card UCS Notes on Card Tricks and Other Diversions 14
Guy Hollingworth A Destroyed and Reproduced Card UCS, found in envelope or sealed packVariations Drawing Room Deceptions 219
Theodore DeLand Cremation and Confetti No. 23, card burned, confetti in glass changes to restored card, see "General note" on p. 140 for credit Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 139
Guy Hollingworth Burnt and Restored Card UCS, card found in Sealed Pack Excerpts 1
Peter Duffie In the Nick of Time two signed cards sealed in envelope, one burned, it is found with the other card in the other envelope with burnt back New Inspirations 5
Paul Curry The Malini Idea card is found on the streets, torn and vanished, then it's found back on the spot before, corner fitsAlso published here Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 268
Dan Garrett Torn and Re-Born corner torn off card, rest torn in tiny pieces and dropped in envelope, when opened again the card is restored, corner now initialed, rest torn again in pieces and pieces put in purse, when purse is opened it has a folded business card inside with "look in the envelope" where the restored card now is, laminated in plastic, Gaetan Bloom's Intercessor 2002 — The Last Palindrome 13
Ted Lesley The Card in the Orange card is torn and put in envelope, all but one piece vanish and restored card is found in orange, Teleport Envelope 2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 25
Vanni Bossi, Frederick Barrington My Handling of the Barrington's Torn Card Trick with universal switching gimmick for small objectsInspired by Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 5
Michael Ammar, Gary Plants Restored Card To Wallet torn pieces change to credit card, card restored from wallet Best of Friends - Volume III 282
Vanni Bossi, Frederick Barrington A Good Torn Card Trick Inspired by Lecture Notes Las Vegas 2007 5
Bill Abbott Autograph x2 card travels into wallet twice, it is apparently torn in between, Mullica Wallet Cocktail Card Magic 15
Dani DaOrtiz Restored Card to the Shoe Card Cemetery 38
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Love Laughs King burnt and found restored in Himber wallet precursor z-fold, torn corner dodgeAlso published here
  • The Sphinx, Nov. 1928
Prolix (Issue 5) 286
Dani DaOrtiz It is not a torn and restored card "Trilogy of the Double Tearing Move - Impromptu"
method to get a duplicate torn corner, see following applications
Card Cemetery 25
Dani DaOrtiz Back in time number named, card at that position signed, torn up, pieces vanish except a corner, rest re-appears at same positionAlso published here Card Cemetery 30
Roberto Giobbi Carta-da-Fé how to burn a card Secret Agenda (Issue June 21) 184
Steven Hamilton Thanks to Collins card torn in quarters, one piece freely chosen, other quarters burnt, card restored in nest of envelopesRelated to The Magic of Steven Hamilton 122
Guy Hollingworth Burnt and Restored Card reappears in sealed deck, UCS Renovations 43
Andy (The Jerx) Hallmark Card torn into pieces, one piece held by spectator. Pieces vanish, restored card found in envelope The Jerx 229
Andy (The Jerx) Epilogue Describes trick where a card is torn, and restored via "actual" time travel The Jerx 337
Vanni Bossi Framing the Sandman card appears in frame minus torn corner, ungaffedInspired by The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 8
Dani DaOrtiz Back at The Time number named, card at that position signed, torn up, pieces vanish except a corner, rest re-appears at same positionAlso published here Semi Automatic 16
Iñaki Zabaletta El Tiempo Atrás card at named number is removed, torn and then vanishes just to be found restored again at the same position ¿Quién es Iñaki Zabaletta? 47