99 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Vanish / Point of Departure (often Traveling effect)
  
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Alex Elmsley Point of Departure Card placed between black Aces vanishes to magician's pocket
Related toAlso published here 1953 "Come a little closer..." 19
Edward Marlo Card Vanish Supreme two methods
Inspired byRelated to 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 111
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure reprinted from reference, see also p. 320
Related toVariations Dec. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 309
Paul Sweetman PoD Addition travelling stamp
Inspired by Feb. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 320
Jon Racherbaumer Last-Minute Departure
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 4) 28
Roy Walton Jefferson's Jest card vanishes from plastic envelope
Inspired byVariations 1971 Cardboard Charades 27
Sam Schwartz A.E.-I.O.U.
Variations 1972 Epilogue (Issue 14) 109
Simon Aronson Vise Versa 1 signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 61
Simon Aronson Vise Versa 2 signed selection from sandwich to other sandwich in deck
1973 Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 62
Martin A. Nash Down the Garden Path from queens to deck, see p. 443 for additional crediting
1975 Ever So Sleightly 74
Jerry Mentzer Last Minute Arrival
1975 Card Cavalcade 3 30
Jon Racherbaumer Pointing Up A Departure card vanishes in sandwich, reappears reversed in deck
Also published here 1976 Lecture Notes 1 7
Edward Marlo The Vanish method for Vanishing a Sandwiched Card
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 233
Dai Vernon Vernon Utility Move card vanishes from small packet, reappears reversed in middle of deck, card stolen from out-jogged packet on top underneath top card
Related to 1976 Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 24
Roger Smith Surprise Extra! black Jacks on table, card placed between them vanishes, Jacks become red Aces, in deck is the reversed selection with a black Jack on either side, two methods
1977 Surprise Extra 1
Simon Lovell Handy Aces selected card disappears between the four Aces and reappears face up in the deck
Inspired byAlso published here 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 9) 577
Wayne Dobson Joker Sandwich card vanishes from sandwich and appears face up in the deck
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4) 665
Earl Nelson Between Your Points of Departure Aces between spectator's palm, selection added, it vanishes and reappears reversed in deck
Inspired byVariations 1979 Variations 7
Father Cyprian Hofzinser's Departure aces transform into selection, aces back in deck, double facer
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 54
Gene Maze Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow from sandwich to middle of the deck, face up
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 78
Gene Maze Bon Voyage double backer, lapping
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 79
Bernard Bilis Another Departure gaffed
1980 French Pasteboards 19
Ken Simmons Instant Departure
Inspired by 1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 47
Walt Lees Another Departure
1981 More Professional Card Tricks 14
Juan Tamariz La Prisionera Romantica only three cards, card vanishes from between jokers and appears in pocket, lapping
Also published here 1981 Magia Potagia — Volume I 40
Fred Castle, Frank Garcia The James Bond Trick Card vanishes from one packet to another
1981 Magic With Giant Cards 8
Roger Curzon Variations Variant
Inspired byVariations 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 137
Larry Jennings Departure From A Point
Related to Jan. 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 1) 577
Roger Crosthwaite P.Y.V.C. card vanishes and appears from sandwich, three methods
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 27
Jon Racherbaumer, Ken Krenzel The Dissolving Departure with optical illusion to show two as three
1982 Card Finesse 44
David Solomon Double-Cross Departure
Also published here 1982 Card Finesse 190
Ken Krenzel, Richard Kaufman, Derek Dingle Holy P.O.D. flap gaff
Related toVariations 1982 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. Winter Extra) 33
Peter Duffie Change of Departure
Variations 1982 Alternative Card Magic 10
Al Smith Pointing the Way see correction on page 1139
Inspired by 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 7) 1070
Reinhard Müller Variants! card stolen out of spectator's hands apparently, also as transposition
  • Further Ideas
  • Or....Sandwich Variant
Inspired by 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 303
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Sign-Up
1983 The Card Puzzle 19
Ian Land Correction to Ian Land's Technicolour Departure
Related to 1983 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 1) 1164
Edward Marlo The Smug Departure two methods, one for magicians
Variations 1983 Marlo without Tears 308
Marc Russell Exit Line card vanishes between sandwich cards
Inspired by 1983 Cardopolis (Issue 1) 11
Jon Racherbaumer W(hole) Card Departure jokers have holes in them
1983 The Card Puzzle 17
Ian Land Technicolor Departure selection signed on both sides
Related to 1983 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 11) 1137
Peter Duffie Departure Point two signed cards vanish and appear face up in the deck, they vanish again and produced from pockets
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 55
Stephen Tucker Departure Lounge thought of card appeas between black kings,black kings find two other selections and vanish
1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1206
Steven Hamilton Going, Going ... Gone! cards shrink
Also published here 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1260
Larry Jennings The Mystery Card see also issue 2, p. 3
VariationsAlso published here 1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Philip T. Goldstein Sans Fronds without palming
Inspired byAlso published here 1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 96
Larry Jennings Departure From A Point
Related to 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 134
Steven Hamilton Steven Hamilton's Holey POD flap gaff
Related to Feb. 1986 The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 1) 2
Larry Jennings The Mystery Card
Also published here 1986 The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 34
John C. Wagner Royal Detectives card from sandwich into deck
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 153
Peter Duffie An Optical Departure
Inspired by 1987 Inspirations 88
Ken Simmons P.O.D. Handling flap gaff
Inspired by 1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 7
Simon Lovell Another Departed Point Card placed under spectator's hand from the beginning is the spectator's signed card
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 15
Brother John Hamman Kangaroo Card visitor type effect, then point of departure
1989 The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 109
Philip T. Goldstein Sans Fronds without palming
Also published here 1989 A Phil Goldstein Collection 11
Bob King Triple Decker three-phase sandwich routine, card appears between Jokers twice cleanly, than vanishes and appears reversed in deck
1989 Magician Foolers 24
Juan Tamariz The Romantic Prisoner only three cards, card vanishes from between jokers and appears in pocket, lapping
Also published here 1989/91 Sonata 137
Jon Racherbaumer What's the Point of this Departure?
Inspired byRelated to 1990 Cardfixes 24
Steven Hamilton Clearly Vanished signed card in clear plastic envelope which is sandwiched between Aces, card vanishes and is found in wallet
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here 1991 Profile (Issue 2) 10
Edward Marlo Holy P.O.D.'d Again flap gaff
1992 The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xli
Jed B. Smith Clipped Escape although cards are fixed with paper clip
Nov. 1993 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 11) 2289
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure from sandwich to pocket
Related toVariations 1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 118
Alex Elmsley Economy Class Departure without double facer
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 122
Alex Elmsley The Fiddle with the Biddle in the Middle card appears between sandwiched cards in deck, then vanishes from sandwich and reappears face-up in deck
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 129
Paul Gertner Those are the Aces, Those are Not aces between spectator's palm, selection added, selection vanishes and reappears reversed in deck, repeat but this time aces travel to deck and indifferent cards are left behind
Inspired by 1994 Steel and Silver 106
Simon Lovell Another Departed Point
VariationsAlso published here May 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 5) 2356
Peter Duffie Exodus
1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 49
Edward Marlo Double Departure card travels from sandwich reversed to deck twice
Inspired byAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Apr. 1976
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 278
Edward Marlo The Color Trap odd-backed point of departure
Related to 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 307
Edward Marlo Color Flight odd-backed point of departure, face-up version
Related to 1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 313
Edward Marlo A Radical Departure card vanishes from sandwich and reappears reversed in deck
VariationsAlso published here
  • The New Tops, Aug. 1975
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 223
Edward Marlo The Second Departure
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 231
Edward Marlo The Obvious Departure
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 237
Edward Marlo Last Minute Departure - Using Top of Deck
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 238
Peter Duffie Dearly Departured
Inspired by 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 44
Edward Marlo Another Beginning
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 240
Dominique Duvivier The Card that Wasn't There Card placed amongst four Aces disappears, found face up in the deck
1996 Magie Duvivier 155
James Swain Final Departure
Inspired by 1996 Miracles with Cards 187
Paul Hallas Apocalypse Variations Or Additions
Inspired by Jan. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 1) 2603
Wesley James A.E. S.S. E.M. IOU credit information
  • Method I (Preferred Method)
  • Retention of Vision Method
Inspired by 1997 The Magical Record and Thoughts of Wesley James 92
Simon Lovell Another Departed Point two duplicates
Also published here 1997 Simon Says! 33
Peter Duffie Clear to the Point Signed selection placed in clear plastic envelope, which is sandwiched between two Jokers. Card vanishes and appears between two other Jokers in spectator's hand
Inspired by 1997 Effortless Card Magic 103
David Solomon Double-Cross Departure
Also published here 1997 Solomon's Mind 167
Alex Elmsley Point of Departure from sandwich to pocket
Also published here 1998 Come A Little Closer 47
James Swain Departure from Quartet between palms to case
1999 21st Century Card Magic 3
Simon Lovell The Wyoming Wobble selected card disappears between the four Aces and reappears face up in the deck
Also published here 2000 Son of Simon Says! 99
Christian Knudsen Tablehopper's Holy P.O.D. flap gaff, color changing back kicker
Inspired by 2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 98
Don England Early P.O.D. Holy P.O.D. Versions
2001 Don England's Paradox 100
Jay Sankey, David Acer Count On It Card that magician picks from spectator's packet vanishes, travels to deck (Biddle Trick-like)
2004 Random Acts of Magic 57
Wayne Dobson Man Eaters "Bonus Effect", card from sandwich to reversed in deck
2004 Dobson's Choice 3 18
Peter Duffie Flashpoint with hole cards, no flap gaff
Inspired byAlso published here
  • "Flashpoint" (Peter Duffie, Double Indemnity, 1988)
2004 Subtle Miracles 82
Erik Nordvall MAP - Mental Aces to Pocket Spectator thinks of an Ace, magician correctly divines it, then all the Aces turn into selected Ace, then selected Ace disappears, then in the pocket are the other three Aces and only the selected Ace is left in the hand
2006 Erik Nordvall Lecture Notes Asia 2006 4
John Guastaferro Biddleless - The Biddleless Trick biddle trick without biddle steal
Variations 2010 One Degree 80
John Guastaferro Name That Tune presentation for biddle trick
2010 One Degree 82
John Guastaferro Lost & Found selection vanishes from clear plastic sleeve, then reappears inside
Inspired byRelated to 2010 One Degree 113
Steven Hamilton The Getaway flap gaff, card vanishes from between Jokes with holes and reappears anywhere
Inspired by 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 82
Steven Hamilton Clearly Vanished signed card in clear plastic envelope which is sandwiched between Aces, card vanishes and is found in wallet
Also published here 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 87
Steven Hamilton Going...Going...Gone (Almost) two selections shrink
Also published here 2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 118
Steven Hamilton Easy Departure card vanishes from amongst Aces, appears in case
2013 The Magic of Steven Hamilton 134