121 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Appearance / Miscellaneous
  
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Unknown Faire tirer une carte et la retrouver sur un paquet A chosen card found on a designated packet
Testament de Jérôme Sharp 120
Eugene Bosco The Sand Frame
Tricks with Cards 171
Professor Field Professor Field's Card Frame pieces shot with pistol on the frame
Tricks with Cards 172
Unknown The Card in the Candle card appears on top of candle
Tricks with Cards 239
Unknown The Improved Card Drawer "To produce Two Cards in succession from an Empty Drawer", with routine suggestions, including having the spectator decide whether the two selections should appear in the box face-to-face or back-two-back
More Magic 118
Unknown Kartenfang in der Luft catching cards at end of wand
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 185
Unknown Die Diogenes-Laterne card appears in small lantern
Related to Der moderne Kartenkünstler 189
Unknown Mysteriöses Glaskästchen card appears in transparent glass case
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 200
Unknown Ei- und Kartenvermehrung egg and card apparently ripped in two and they double
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 39
Clement de Lion Ein neuer Kartenfang idea about having five selection appear from the air
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 2) 32
John Hamley Cards from behind Knee clipped behind trouser
Later Magic 55
Carl Willmann Der Kartenpokal card appears in glass container with glass lid
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4) 52
John Hamley The Bottle and Card Trick card shot with pistol on clear bottle, appears at top
Modern Card Manipulation 58
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der verschwundene König card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
Also published here Kartenkünste 186
Theodore Annemann Twentieth Century Cards selection is hole-punched and appears between 2 other punched and threaded cards, see page 99 for improvement by R.M. Jamison
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 10) 50
Theodore Annemann Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards! invisible deck presentation for any named card to pocket, no method
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 60
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Diminishing Cards fan of giant cards produced from under spectator's coat
Prepared Cards and Accessories 19
Jean Hugard Hey! Presto! selection appears in a glass held by performer
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 35
Harry "Roz-On" Rosenblum The Sand Frame technical improvement for the sand frame
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 6) 82
Bert Douglas The Invisible Card Routine named card appears, card index in magazine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 13
Al Leech An Unscrupulous Deal chosen card is dealt apparently from nowhere, second deal
Manipulating with Leech 28
Ted Danson The Seance Card Trick Mini card matching selection appears in previously empty matchbox
Also published here "Come a little closer..." 27
Eugene Gloye Century Card Trick. Cute with Audience Participation with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds), card appears between two handkerchiefs
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 10
Eugene Gloye Card and Candle card appears on candle, with a folding card (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 10
Cy Endfield Two To Divine card appears between sandwich cards in hand
Related toVariations Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part I 10
Edward Marlo Bold Steal - Third Handling selection between Aces
Side Steal 10
Edward Marlo Between the Aces
Side Steal 51
R. Sid Spocane II The Royal Lovers four of a kind appear one by one between sandwich cards
Related toVariations Deck-Sterity 86
Dr. James Nuzzo The Magic Split single card splits into two selections when turned face up
Expert Card Conjuring 68
Fred Lowe Card in Glass glass is put on deck, handkerchief over it, glass lifted and selection is in glass
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 64
Theo "Okito" Bamberg A Suggestion for the Contemporary Performer Transposition Extraordinary with a Houlette on a rod instead of special table
Inspired by The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 50
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Card Star chosen cards appear at the ends of a star
Related to The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 71
Karl Fulves Teleportation signed selection appears in a card frame and eventually changes into second signed selection
Related to Close-Up Mental Magic 18
Karl Fulves Royal Blue in red-backed packet four Aces appear one by one, they have different backs
Inspired by Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 308
Alan Shaxon The Invisible Card and Envelopes An invisible though of card is put in an invisible envelope and sealed in an empty visible envelope. Envelope and correct card appear.
VariationsAlso published here Practical Sorcery 12
Karl Fulves Generation jokers duplicate cards put between them, posed as a problem
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 14) 54
Karrell Fox Silkard Production Jack Chanin's T.V. Production with cards
Clever.... Like a Fox 151
Ken Krenzel Instant Appearance more a pop-out
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 148
Paul Harris Special Handling #2 - The Lay Down splitting tabled card for Open Travelers
Las Vegas Close-Up 30
Unknown Card in the Candle card appears on top of a candle, two versions
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 83
Unknown Appearing Card in the Houlette
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 94
Unknown Card in the Houlette card appears in houlette
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 96
Unknown The Card Plate cards appear on or on side of a plate
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 107
Unknown Card on the Bottle card appears on borrowed bottle
More Classic Magic with Apparatus 116
Woody Landers Open Faced Sandwich card appears visually between sandwich cards
Card Cavalcade Finale 81
Richard Kaufman The Crystal Ball card appears on blank card in stages (Apparition)
CardMagic 178
Karl Fulves Frameworks card case frame (like purse frame), aces appear and vanish
Card Under Glass 88
Karrell Fox Kornagraphic Kards two tiny cards appear from between a King and Queen
Another Book 109
Edward Marlo The Appearance two selections appear on top and bottom, using card clip
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 105
Edward Marlo Count Conjuring five cards, three selections appear one by one, indifferent cards vanish
Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 153
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Fantasy Aces Aces appear on table
Related toVariationsAlso published here Close-up Fantasies — Book I 19
Richard Kaufman Apparition card appears on blank card in stages
Cardworks 153
Ben Harris Free-Fall-Aces Aces appear on table
Inspired by Magic from which Memories are Made! 45
Derek Dingle Apparition Too blank card progressively transforms into picture card
Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 23
Marconick Card Case Revisited deck cased and rubbed over hand, selection appears, slit in case
The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia - Part II 45
Karl Fulves Card Production from Bills two cards are produced from four bills
Six Impromptu Card Tricks 28
Meir Yedid The Invisible Poker Hand invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap Out
Related toAlso published here Incredible Close-Up Magic 60
Karl Fulves Opposite Illusion aces produced between jokers one by one, without method
Ace Machine 4
Paul Harris Language of the Cards cards divined via layout of Seven of Hearts, Ten of Spades on table with other cards, indifferent card transforms into three selections
A Close-Up Kinda Guy 15
Ron Bauer Three for the Price of One Switch one card changes into three cards
A Close-Up Kinda Guy 19
Karl Fulves Sand Trap ideas posed as a problem:
  • small packet counted, quarter card appears within packet, on next count half card, and so on until full card
  • also in reverse as vanish
  • cannibals
  • quarters assemble and restore
  • progressive unprinting (Sam Schwartz)
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 39
Michael Powers Signed Card Appears in card case, using Power Case
  • Variation
Variations Powerful Magic 84
Simon Aronson Simon Aronson's Idea signed card appears in card case, using Power Case
Inspired by Powerful Magic 85
Paul Harris Slider four cards placed on table, four other cards appear underneath them (doubles)
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 21) 196
Jerry Sadowitz C.N.D. four royal flush cards change to aces, single card becomes royal flush, inspired by Roy Walton's "Outward Bound" (Pabular)
Cards Hit 35
Stephen Tucker The inner limits Producing selection from behind a card/box using backpalming (pretty standard techniques)
The Card-Mad-gic of Stephen Tucker 19
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby)
Best of Friends - Volume II 293
Jon Racherbaumer Holy Point of Arrivel I visual
Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 70
Don England, Richard Kaufman Holy Point of Arrivel II visual
Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 73
Ricardo Baccarini Materialization Mental card appears under paper
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 12) 2005
Mark Sicher Double Image using Mirror, based on Paul Harris' "Twilight Zone"
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 7) 1809
Ken Krenzel Cul-de-Sac card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visual
Variations Close-up Impact! 154
Meir Yedid Unsichtbarer Pokerspieler invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap Out
Inspired byAlso published here Meir Yedid 8
Vanni Bossi The Scooping Glass chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
Also published here Vanni Bossi NEW Lecture Notes 14
Harry Levine The Menace four cards vanish one by one and reappear again
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 42) 748
Meir Yedid Invisible Poker Hand invisible poker hand is dealt, which suddenly appears, with Slingshot Snap Out
Related toAlso published here Memorable Magic 7
Helge Thun Indeed a 4-Ace Trick last ace appears on table
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2434
Alan Shaxon Die unsichtbare Karte und Umschläge An invisible though of card is put in an invisible envelope and sealed in an empty visible envelope. Envelope and correct card appear.
Also published here Alan Shaxon Lecture 6
R. Paul Wilson Zulu Sandwich three cards appear one by one between isolated sandwich
The Little Black Book 7
Darwin Ortiz Beat the Dealer short blackjack routine
Variations Cardshark 146
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, one of 36, named number is also on envelope
Inspired by
  • "The Invisible Cards and Envelopes" (Alan Shaxon, Practical Sorcery)
Variations
Notes from The Summit 1
Vanni Bossi Suction Cup chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
Also published here The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1047
Dan Block One-Card Poker two cards become five - a royal flush
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 7) 2665
Tommy Wonder Recalcitrant box reappears around deck and changes place with cards
  • Phase One: The Vanish of the Case
  • Phase Two: The Case Returns
  • Phase Three: The Transposition
  • Phase Four: The Case Comes Back Again!
The Books of Wonder - Volume 2 139
Paul Harris, Daryl Martinez Fantasy Aces Aces appear on table
Also published here The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 191
Gary Kurtz The Invisible Cards and Envelopes named invisible card put in invisible envelope is put in real envelope and becomes visible there, named number is also on envelope
  • First Version - Forcing the Suit
  • Second Version - Fifty-Two Possibilities
Inspired by Notes from The Summit (revised edition) 1
Ken Krenzel The Eclipse Production aces appear reversed in face down spread without cover
Related to Ingenuities 128
Peter Duffie The Apparition Magician has four Kings, spectator has four Jumbo Kings. Selection appears amongst the Kings, jumbo version of selection appears amongst the jumbo Kings in their hands.
Effortless Card Magic 87
Vanni Bossi The Card in the Glass chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
Card College — Volume 3 731
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here A Teen's Routines 42
Joshua Jay Matchbox Restoration Matchbox gimmick used to restore torn card, vanish, produce or shrink a card
Also published here Magic Atlas 119
David Regal Ace in the Hole Ace of Spades pulled out of and vanished into a "black hole" (black paper circle), card grows and shrinks in the process
Close-Up & Personal 80
Lee Asher New Addition to the Thunderbird four Ace production
Pulp Friction 3
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Lost, Stolen, Strayed - A King card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 137
William Goodwin The Queens four queens disappear and reappear one at a time on top of deck
Variations Penumbra (Issue 8) 10
Karl Fulves Hofzinser's Ghost spectator finds only three Aces in deck, fourth one is invisible, it can be heard, changes into selection
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 360
Wayne Dobson Invisible named card appears folded in invisible purse frame, one of thirteen, with verbal suit force
Dobson's Choice 3 16
Scott Robinson The Willies card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visual
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 6 169
Justin Higham Biddle Appearance Face up card appears to be thrown onto the table from thin air
Related to Dexterity Manual 27
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here Hello Columbus! 9
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here Green Eggs & Cam 1
Karl Fulves Leadership "Unexplained"
deck cased except one card, this single card becomes ten cards, then up to whole deck, posed as a problem
Inspired by
  • John Scarne effect in which named number of cards travel to pocket
Prolix (Issue 6) 404
Tyler Wilson Occam's Edge openly edgemarked card vanishes, appears, travels, ...
  • Base Line Vanish
  • Single Handedly
  • Emerge
  • Move It Or Lose It
  • This Little Pigment
  • Shrinkage
  • Tiger Bomb
Also published here Reinventing the Real 33
John Guastaferro, Paul Harris Materialization
Inspired by One Degree 22
John Guastaferro Lost & Found selection vanishes from clear plastic sleeve, then reappears inside
Inspired byRelated to One Degree 113
Leon Etienne Second Printing card appears from closed case as apparently printed card on case is removed
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 42
Roberto Giobbi Folded Card to Purse Frame card comes out of purse frame
Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 3) 231
Troy Hooser More Queens Queens vanish one by one, then appear
Inspired by Moments 93
Jack Carpenter Howlin' Wolf Aces Aces lost, one cut to and placed on spectator's hand, it becomes all four after a bit of byplay
Full Frontal Mayhew 25
Roberto Giobbi The Card in the Mirror of the Mind identity of card is reflected in mirror from blank card
Related to Confidences 239
John Guastaferro Playing the Odds idea
Inspired by Discoveries & Deceptions 55
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket Card that is "freely" named appears in magician's shirt pocket
Also published here Bich Circa '99 31
Steven Hamilton Double Deal two cards chosen, they multiply to a number that matches their number, then one packet becomes the four-of-a-kind to match selection, the other packet the full suit
Inspired by
  • "Big Deal" (Roy Walton, Abra #1881)
The Magic of Steven Hamilton 142
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket hands-off, spectator empties performer's shirt pocket and writes down name of any card which appears in shirt pocket
Also published here The EH Team 18
Vanni Bossi La Belle Captive chosen card appears in glass, which is moved along tabled spread
Also published here The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 3
Vanni Bossi Card under Glass Production cards appear under glass several times
Inspired by The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 6
Vanni Bossi The Case of Mistaken Identity two selections, deck cased, one selection appears on palm, it changes into second selection
Inspired by The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 84
Giancarlo Scalia Produzione Assi... Da 1 a 4 card produced from the air then card changes into four aces
Semplici Immagini 4
Tyler Wilson Hot Pocket hands-off, spectator empties performer's shirt pocket and writes down name of any card which appears in shirt pocket
Also published here Rocky Mountain Session 10
Ryan Plunkett The "Eh, Fuck it" Ace Interlude Magician loses three Aces in the deck, remaining Ace multiplies into four Aces
Elixir (Vol. 1 No. 1 (Summer #1)) 3
Daniel Garcia Portal card visually appears as it is perpendicularly pulled out between two sandwich cards that are bent open
Something More 4