73 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Torn & Restored / Miscellaneous
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Laurie Ireland To Fully Restore the Card last corner
1935 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1935, "New Card and Coin Manipulation") 4
Russell Prunier The Mutilated Card card is "magically" restored with adhesive tape
Related to 1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 28) 174
Theodore Annemann Highly Improbable torn card put in handkerchief, joker in card case, torn card reappears stapled together with joker except one piece
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 145) 811
Edward Marlo Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1942 Deck Deception 10
Max Katz That Torn Corner where to store torn corner
1957 26 Originals 20
Val Andrews Anniversary Card-Trick No. 1, card torn up to confetti, gag
1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 4
Edward Marlo The Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in hat, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Also published here 1972 The Living End 145
Karl Fulves Sawing Thru queen in envelope is cut and restored
1973 Notes From Underground 18
Paul Harris Rip Off Reverse torn pieces of signed card transpose with full card
Also published here 1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 28
Paul Harris Transfusion Confusion card placed in card case, signed card torn into four pieces, card restores and cased card is now in pieces
1976 The Magic of Paul Harris 55
Karl Fulves Jigsaw JD in quarters placed between two card cases changes into 8S, JD restored under cellophane
Related to 1978 Transpo Trix 71
Karl Fulves Cremation note
Inspired by 1978 Transpo Trix 74
Unknown Card Tripod stand with lid, to change / restore card, single and double change tripod
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 41
Unknown Cosmovision (Gammatration and Cosmovision), frame with slits, card is placed inside and pierced with pencils etc. eventually comes out unharmed
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 50
Paul Harris Peeler piece of top layer is peeled off and restored
Related toVariations 1979 Close-up Entertainer 1
Karl Fulves Cuts Both Ways knife stabbed through case, card inside unharmed
1979 Jack In The Box 23
Karl Fulves Drop In Note bits of playing card thrown into case like piggy bank, shaked, full card comes out, posed as problem
1979 Card Under Glass 96
Danny Korem Fantasy Torn and Restored Card jumbo signed card, corner torn off and restored, inspired by John Cornelius ("The Reel Works" column, 44/4)
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 88
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Deck using Hamman's "Micro Macro" method
Also published here 1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 169
Karl Fulves Midnite Torn Card corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct card, posed as problem
Variations 1981 Interlocutor (Issue 46) 183
Stephen Tucker T & R idea for Banned, card is pulled through rubber band, two halves fuse back to one card
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
Roger Curzon Creased playing card is placed in small pay envelope and folded two times, when card is removed it is unharmed
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 9) 158
Stephen Tucker Card Problem torn and restored card with a card signed on both sides, posed as problem
Variations 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 15) 285
Stephen Tucker 2 for the Price of 1 torn and restored card, humorous revelation of two selected cards, Four torn to show Ace and Three
Inspired by 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 335
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Mentalist flap of card case with prediction is torn off and restored
1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 15
Jon Racherbaumer Bandaid Variation
Inspired by 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 8) 72
Paul Harris Whirlpool card with spiral tear used for visual penetration/restoration
1983 A Close-Up Kinda Guy 94
Paul Brignall Screw-Up strange effect, selection is not found and cards torn, then some pieces restore and turn into selection
Related to 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 506
Jerry K. Hartman Lo and Be-Holed hole punched in card vanishes
Jan. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 725
Jay Sankey Bandaid tear is restored using bandaid
Variations 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 41
Doug Bennett Triple Whammy joker has torn corner off, finds selection, now joker is intact and selection has corner torn off
1984 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 81
Ron Ferris Ladykiller sawing a woman in half using queen and card box
Feb. 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1030
Jay Sankey Split Ends selection is stabbed and its cardboard layers split, then restored
1986 Sankey Panky 64
Karl Fulves Inseparable half cards on table, performer picks up two and restores them , posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 51) 249
Sam Schwartz Torn Up card torn in quarters vanishes, on a blank card in packet of blanks the card reappears a quarter at a time
Inspired by
  • "New Submarine Card" (1983)
1989 And a Packet of Cards 51
Howard Wurst Midnite Card Trick corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct card
Inspired by 1989 Prototype 30
Father Cyprian Fr. Cyprian's Solution corner of whole deck missing, corner selected and held to missing-corner of deck, reattaches to correct card
Inspired by 1989 Prototype 33
Karl Fulves Kid Trix some blue-backed cards torn in half, card selected and signed from red deck, two blue-blacked halves restored and turned over - it is the spectator's signed card
1989 Prototype 44
Christoph Borer, Thomas Otto Tear Off corner is torn from selection, card is then restored and all the other cards have a corner missing
Also published here 1991 Magie 10
Karl Fulves Semi Circular Reasoning semi-circular cut-out at flap of case disappears or restores or travels next to selection, posed as problem
1991 28 Card Tricks 34
Will Ayling Torn Corner Card card rises and missing corner restores
1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 26
Vanni Bossi Torn Deck Mystery deck is torn in quarters which are mixed in paper bag, performer locates four pieces of selection without looking
Inspired by 1992 Escorial 1992 — The Marlo Year 24
Richard Bartram, Jr. The L'Espanaye Card corner cut from card with razor blade restores
1993 Mystification 53
John Carney Bonus Effect pile of pieces dumped on table, one card restored from it, then all pieces restored to packet of cards
Inspired by 1995 Torn & Restored 10
Joe Rindfleisch The Illusion Card zig-zag finger with playing card, first finger and thumb, four phases, eventually card is restored
1995 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 2 143
Paul Harris Rip-Off Reverse torn pieces of signed card transpose with full card
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue The Magic of Paul Harris) 83
Paul Harris Peeler piece of top layer is peeled off and restored
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 119
Paul Harris Torn and Restored Deck using Hamman's "Micro Macro" method
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale) 71
Paul Harris Torn Mentalist flap of card case is torn off to write prediction on it, flap restored
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Misc. Pieces of Paul) 291
Wesley James Introduction on restorations
1998 Pristine 4
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 42
David Acer Ripped Torn Healed delayed torn case restoration
Inspired by 1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 88
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 119
Ben Harris The Particle Vanish Card sandwiched between two Jokers, all three cards torn into quarters, but sandwiched card vanishes, leaving only the torn Jokers
Related to 2000 Quarks & Quirks 12
Ben Harris Twist Assist Half card is given a twist between the fingers, corner visually appears restored on card. Possibility given to restore the full card.
2000 Quarks & Quirks 12
Ben Harris Space Oddity Half card changes polarity, sometimes widthwise tear, sometimes lengthwise tear. Corner of card then vanishes and appears on the other half.

Advanced version: the two halves can be shown simultaneously to be in opposite states of polarity.
2000 Quarks & Quirks 18
Ben Harris Particle Physics Spectator names any card, card is found face up in the deck. Card is sandwiched between Jokers, packet is torn into four, card vanishes and appears face up in deck.
Related to 2000 Quarks & Quirks 24
Christoph Borer, Thomas Otto Cutting Corners corner is torn from selection, card is then restored and all the other cards have a corner missing
Also published here 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 13
Ben Harris Many Worlds Climax (Hoodwink!) Ending for Hoodwink (another Ben Harris trick). Card given a small tear, suddenly disintegrates back into four pieces
Related to 2000 Quarks & Quirks 29
Ben Harris The Quarter Back Tear Apparently tear a card in half, but actually only tear a quarter
2000 Quarks & Quirks 10
Al Baker Cutting a Card knife cuts through card, restored
Related to 2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Instructions) 548
Al Baker Cutting a Card in Half with knive, gimmick
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 706
Christoph Borer Tear Off corner is torn from selection, card is then restored and all the other cards have a corner missing
Also published here 2006 Compilation 86
Dani DaOrtiz Torn and Restored about the plot/effect
2008 Card Cemetery 7
Dani DaOrtiz Gag - Strongest Magician card visibly changes into torn quarters
2008 Card Cemetery 36
Karl Fulves 1Crd2Wllts selection signed on back, two wallets, half the card travels to each wallet, restored
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 332
Rich Aviles An Ending for Torn & Restored Card
Related to 2010 Above the Fold 72
Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Ploy thoughts
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 29) 354
Roberto Giobbi Torn and Restored Justification
2010 Secret Agenda (Issue Nov 30) 356
Karl Fulves The Three-Corner Card "Unexplained"
corner of selection torn off and put under case, remaining card signed on back, card put in deck so a part is protruding, prediction card with corner missing shown, it is signed on back and protruding part is now only corner which has vanished from under case, posed as a problem
Inspired by 2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 681
Christoph Borer Tear Off corner is torn from selection, card is then restored and all the other cards have a corner missing
Also published here 2016 21 228
Vanni Bossi Torn Corner Handling corner torn and switched
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 12
Ricky Smith The Runcible Card Trick accidentally torn card is put away and spectator selects it again from deck, then it turns out to be paperclipped card from beginning
Inspired by
  • "Torn & Restored Card" (Bill Woodfield, Michael Skinner's Professional Close-Up Magic)
  • "#*@!" (Jay Sankey, 1990)
2017 Threeve 36