533 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Penetration / With Other Objects
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Magic Picture and the Chosen Cards deck thrown onto picture frame, three selections appear behind glass
1876 Modern Magic 467
Unknown To Pass a Card through a Hat as out for classic force
1889 Tricks with Cards 116
Unknown To Pass a Chosen Card through the Crown of a Borrowed Hat selection appears underneath hat
1890 More Magic 46
Unknown Das Durchdringen der Stoffe No. 4, card in envelope put underneath top hat, card is pulled out of top hat visibly, envelope empty
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 90
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
Nov. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 11) 169
Unknown Einen Thaler durch ein Kartenspiel wandern zu lassen No. 7, deck placed on glass, coin dropped on top appears in glass, assistant pulls off bottom card which is attached to a thread
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 9
Unknown Das Thaler-Kartenspiel "oder Die durch ein Kartenspiel spazierenden Thaler"
deck placed on glass and covered with handkerchief, coin penetrates through deck into glass or flies invisibly into glass
June 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 90
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Prof. Hofzinser's letzter Gedanke four or five selection penetrate handkerchief at once
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 76
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Reise durch den Cylinderhut card penetrates top hat
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 162
Unknown Die unsichtbare Reise eines Thalers deck of cards placed on glass, coin vanishes and appears in glass or penetrates deck
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 31
Unknown Das Thalerkartenspiel deck put on glass, coin borrowed and it penetrates deck and drops into glass
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 173
Unknown Durchdringen der Materie glass covered with deck of cards, coin invisible thrown towards glass, it lands inside, clockwork
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 193
Unknown Die Kartencigarre card vanishes in the hands, miniature card reappears at end of cigar, it then grows to normal size
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 184
Unknown Penetration of Matter two methods (one with duplicates), one card or several cards
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 57
Unknown The Penetrative Card card visibly pushed through top hat, gaffed
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 238
Unknown The Cards, Coins and Glass deck placed on glass, coins penetrate deck and fall into glass, three methods (impromptu, gaffed cards, gaffed table
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 125
Carl Willmann Die das Tuch durchdringenden Karten three cards one by one
June 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 85
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Das Durchdringen der Stoffe No. 9, cards through handkerchief, card pulled out or drop out after hitting it with wand
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 37
Unknown Thalertreppe coin ladder, coins penetrate hat and drop down the glass ladder
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 35
Unknown Das Kartenbild No. 9, three selections visually appear in card frame behind glass, curtain winds up in frame, duplicate, non-visual alternative in which frame is covered
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 77
S. W. Erdnase The Card and Handkerchief
Variations 1902 The Expert at the Card Table 198
Unknown To Shake a Chosen Card Through a Handkerchief
1902 The Modern Conjurer 73
Hänsel Kastner Par excellence deck placed on slate and covered with handkerchief, two selections penetrate plate and drop down
Nov. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 164
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XX. Ein anderes Bild 1. Das magnetische Kartenspiel (cards cling to hand)
2. Bibifax (hole cut into hat, hat is then fully restored)
3. Sympathie (card penetrates hat visibly)
4. Ein Meisterschuss (cards are torn and loaded into gun, they appear restored inside hat)
5. Die verschwindenden Karten (cards vanish under silk)
1902 Moderne Magie 186
Hänsel Kastner La carte tournée und deren Variation back palm applications
I. card tossed against door vanishes, is reproduced from other side
II. card through table
Sep. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 132
Louis N. Miller Die durch den Hut wandernden Karten six cards chosen and pulled through bottom of hat with deck inside hat
July 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 100
Unknown To Shake a Chosen Card Through a Handkerchief
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 48
Unknown Der Spaziergang einer Karte durch das Knie des Künstlers "by A. M.", card through knee with back palm
Feb. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 20
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Der Maletzki-Griff coin tossed into hat and immediately a coin is reproduced from the bottom of the hat, kind of penetration, repeated a few times
Dec. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 11
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Seelenwanderung der Karten four-of-a-kind placed in square formation in a napkin, two card covered with cardboard, they travel upwards one by one through the napkin, preliminary phase in which every Ace does a trick (comes to top, travels from pocket to pocket, to pocket, appears at any number) to switch the ungaffed cards for double facers
Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 2
Carl Willmann Ein Spaziergang der vier Asse four Aces in square formation on a cloth or paper, two covered, they travel upwards through the cloth/paper one by one
Oct. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 146
Ernst Ehrhardt Die durch ein Kartenspiel wandernde Münze coin slapped onto deck that lies on top of glass, coin penetrates deck
Apr. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4) 54
Unknown The Card Through the Handkerchief "one of the specialties of the ingenious Mr. Leipzig", credited to German St. Roman
1909 The Art of Magic 136
Charles T. Jordan The Brain Twister No. 7, deck has hole at one end with thread, selection reverses itself despite thread
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 15
Victor Farelli Suggestions and "Tips" variations from where to produce the pair that denotes the card
  • Rising Cards
  • Cards in Pocket
  • The Blindfold and Knife
  • Caught in the Air
  • Cards through Handkerchief
1931 Controlled Coincidence 14
Unknown The Perforated Coin pin through coin
1935 Coin Magic 30
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight!! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
Related toAlso published here 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 14) 66
Theodore Annemann The Undercover Mystery two-card location with card through tray on floor
Also published here 1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 83
Unknown The Penetrating Cards through case and handkerchief
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 338
Unknown Williams' Card Trick card through handkerchief with fair selection and duplicate from index
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 230
Unknown Selected Cards Pass through a Handkerchief deck on table with handkerchief underneath, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 264
Unknown Card Through Handkerchief stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 268
Unknown The Card Through the Handkerchief
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 338
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 3. card through table
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown Passing a Card Through a Table basic stripper deck application
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 265
Henry Gordien Card under the Napkin
1938 Greater Magic 224
Baffles Brush Method No. 9. Card Rising Through a Handkerchief ungaffed
1938 Greater Magic 397
Martin Gardner Through the Hank whole deck penetrates handkerchief except selection
Variations 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 271
Unknown Passing a Card Through the Crown of a Derby Hat
1938 Greater Magic 219
Unknown Card Through Hat
1938 Greater Magic 230
William H. McCaffrey The Four Aces matrix layout
1938 Greater Magic 357
Theodore Annemann, Stanley Collins The Penetrating Card deck in case, credits see p. 461
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 459
Ellis Stanyon Personalities In Flight four business cards borrowed and placed on handkerchief corners, penetration underneath cover one by one
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 69) 474
Unknown The Card Through the Magazine bottom placement
1940 Expert Card Technique 302
Unknown Streamlining the Sympathetic Aces
1940 Expert Card Technique 242
Unknown Through the Tabletop stranger card, two methods
1940 Expert Card Technique 365
Unknown Picking a Pocket deck in spectator's coat pocket, performer removes selection through fabric
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 22
Nate Leipzig Leipzig's Penetrating Card Fake using blank-backed card
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 124) 721
Bob Hummer The Card on the Window Pane card through window
Related toAlso published here 1941 Six More Hummers 5
Jimmy Grippo Clear Through! handkerchief put on deck and corner folded in, selection penetrates the silk
Also published here 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 23) 97
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Porous Plate thought card travels through plate in another packet
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 25
Eddie Joseph Gone Right Through top card of tabled deck lapped with handkerchief
1942 Greater Card Tricks 27
Unknown 8 - Cards and Ribbon cards thread themself onto ribbon, using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 89
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue Card Through Handkerchief
1943 Tricks and Sleights 12
Willard S. Smith Special Sale coins and slate idea, with defense stamp
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 45) 187
Theodore Annemann The Undercover Mystery 2-card location with card through tray on floor
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 2
Unknown A Hat and a Card card penetrates hat
Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 31
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 25
Unknown Card through the Handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 242
Unknown New Era Card Through Handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 244
Unknown Three Cards through the Handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 247
Unknown Rising Cards through Handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 251
Unknown The Black Ace and Card Through Handkerchief single ace penetrates handkerchief, changes to selection, ace in pocket
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 252
Nate Leipzig Card through Handkerchief through handkerchief laid on the table
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 255
Unknown Card Through The Magazine kelly bottom placement
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 187
Bruce Elliott The Back Room idea for Curry's "Out of this Phone Book", eliminating the cards and presentation for card frame both by Audley Walsh
Related to 1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 220
George H. Pittman Card Thru Hank through case and handkerchief
1945 My Best 49
George Starke The Porous Plate "A Trick with a Climax that Savors of Real Magic"
deck placed on plate, selection travels through plate and is found underneath
June 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 1) 123
Tommy Dowd Book or Magazine Load from Flat Palm
July 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 132
Jean Hugard The Ace Assembly two covers
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 82) 334
Dai Vernon The Queens' Soiree four Queens on a handkerchief or newspaper, two are covered with a piece of paper, one by one they are placed under cloth and they travel under one piece of paper
Related toVariations 1945 The Queens' Soiree 1
Harlan Tarbell Rising Cards Through Hat cards are put in glass under hat, selections rise through hat into view
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 150
Unknown A Card on Ribbon Mystery card in envelope peneatrates ribbon that goes through both items
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 320
Arthur H. Buckley The Card Through Case Experiment No. 8 - very direct handling for Staring him in the Face
Also published here 1946 Card Control 158
John Scarne The Eagle Speaks coin whispers the position, where the selection is in the deck, then the coin vanishes and appears above the selection
Variations 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 106) 427
Unknown Blindfolded Pack tabled
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 161
Unknown Pin through Coin more a bar bet
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 641
George G. Kaplan Will-o'-the-Wisp Routine sympathetic cards through newspaper with one cover only
Variations 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 56
John Platt Chinese Coin on Pencil Illusion ring & stick with chinese hole coin, originally from Sphinx
1948 Principles and Deceptions 100
Bill Simon Tabled single card through table
Also published here 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 159) 640
Martin Gardner Card Through the Handkerchief no palming, deck in case
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 84
H. Adrian Smith Penetrative Aces newspaper/handkerchief penetration, matrix layout
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 141
John Hamilton Diamond Mystery card with hole in envelope, ribbon penetrates card and ends up threaded on card
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 176) 704
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table lapping a short card method
1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 772
Norman Houghton Perverse Penetration deck in case wrapped in handkerchief, deck and cards except selection penetrate handkerchief
1950 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 36
Nate Leipzig Leipzig's Opener
1952 Stars of Magic (Vol. 10 No. 1) 142
Bob Hummer The Card on the Window Pane card through window
Also published here 1952 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1952) 3
Dai Vernon, Wallace Galvin Card through Handkerchief tabled
Related to 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 18
Edward Marlo Effect Five six cards written on pellets, placed on tray on top of hat, selected card penetrates tray
1953 Unlimited 18
Edward Marlo Card Thru Table clean handling due to short card
1953 The Cardician 15
Cy Endfield Card Penetration and Change card placed in handkerchief "penetrates", in its place selection
Also published here 1955 Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic — Part II 37
Billy McComb An Act for a Lazy Magician complete act
  • Ring on Stick
  • Card through Handkerchief
  • Anti-Gravity Glasses
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Transformation of Handkerchief ("The End" appears)
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 4
Nick Trost Card and Penny-Tration Routine coin vanishes when half of the cards are put on top, magnet in cards
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 34
Cy Endfield Card Penetration and Change card placed in handkerchief "penetrates", in its place selection
Also published here 1956 Unconventional Magic 11
Peter Warlock The Cardboard Prisoner deck put in paper bag with ribbon through it, selection penetrates onto ribbon
1956 Unconventional Magic 46
Bill Simon Tabled single card through table
Also published here 1956 The Best in Magic 147
Leonard Austin Novel Card Appearance card appears on a framed piece of glass, behind roller blind
1956 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 23
Brother John Hamman Kings Through the Table one by one, change to aces, kings in pocket
Variations 1958 The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 18
Carmen D'Amico F. D'Amico's Favorite card through leg
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 76
Edward Marlo, Carmen D'Amico G. Marlo's Routine card through leg, multiple phases
1959 Seconds, Centers, Bottoms 76
Karrell Fox Absent Minded Finish deck replaced into case and put away, yet deck remains on table as if it dropped through
1960 Comedy a la Card 26
Henry Durkin Unlocked Card deck with holes in one corner, one card is selected and added to six other cards, cards are then secured with a padlock and under a handkerchief selection is pulled out
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 44
Dai Vernon, Paul Rosini Staring him in the face the classic "knock out of the hand"
Variations 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 33
Charlie Miller Peeped Card Thru Hand through spectator's hand, quickie
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 55
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Another Larry Grey Trick three selected cards are found, the last one penetrates the hank
1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 57
Milton Kort, Howard Albright, U. F. Grant A Date with Kort coin cut repeated twice, then date of coin is produced with four cards
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 365) 288
Unknown Die Karten-Guillotine three cards with holes, center card penetrates finger through hole, partial rough-smooth
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil II 24
Don Tanner Penetrating Card selection placed between two other cards and in card box, selection penetrates card box
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 56
John Benzais Through the Table card falls into spectator's hand
Variations 1962 Close-up Card Magic 128
Colin Fox Two from Four two aces penetrate table and are found reversed in center of the deck
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 365) 288
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
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 21
Nate Leipzig Leipzig's Opener card comes to the bottom of the deck several times, then penetrates performer's hand
Variations 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 156
Nate Leipzig Card Through Handkerchief
1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 189
Lu Brent Lox deck with hole on lock, selection peeked, removed under handkerchief, glued peek-card, see also p. 15 for additional ideas, see p. 737 for credit information
Also published here Dec. 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 5
Jack Chanin Rip-o coin torn through borrowed handkerchief
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 407
Peter Kane Anent Pack Switches deck switch during out-of-hand slap
Related to 1967 A Card Session with Peter Kane 18
John McCormick Penetration through Wallet or magazine
1967 Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 146
Albert Goshman Four Cards Through A Newspaper
Also published here 1968 Four Cards Through A Newspaper 3
Jack Avis Houdini Card deck sealed with crossed rubber bands, yet selection extracted underneath handkerchief, p. 241 for further reference, p. 246 for idea by Harrison Beale
VariationsAlso published here Winter 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 225
Eddie Joseph Peculiar Permeation deck under handkerchief, selection drops out, could be done as penetration
1969 The Art of Eddie Joseph 36
James Porter Case Rise & Card Through Table inverted case over deck rises with card underneath, second selection penetrates table, Devano Deck
Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 240
Derek Dingle, John Mernard Ace - Two - Three - Four last card through table, duplicate
1969 The Cardiste (Issue 13) 7
Don Nielsen Location Plus coin appears next to selection in deck, comedy presentation ("your card is x cards and a quarter down in the deck")
Related to Nov. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 371
Gene Anderson Gene Anderson's Fantastic Routine variation of Roydon's Fantastic, four cards penetrate two pieces of cardboard one by one
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 116
Dai Vernon Two Cards Thru a Magazine
1970 Expanded Lecture Notes 15
Clark Wirthlin Snap card jumps from deck encircled with a rubber band, cut and twist
1970 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 1) 2
Edward Marlo Card(s) Through Table lapping
1970 Advanced Fingertip Control 153
Dr. Jacob Daley, Martin Gardner Daley's Card Thru Hank
1971 Epilogue (Issue 11) 87
Derek Dingle Through & Through
Related to 1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 24
Dr. Jacob Daley Card Load loading a card under a jumbo card / postcard
1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 26
Marconick Case Card card penetrated case, gaffed case
Variations 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 79
Arthur H. Buckley Surprise Card Thru the Case cards in case are knocked out of spectator's hand, selection remains
Also published here 1972 The Living End 7
Unknown The Penetrating Card card through handkerchief and card case
1972 The Living End 14
U. F. Grant Silver Sleuth
1972 The Living End 108
Jimmy Grippo Clear Thru! handkerchief put on deck and corner folded in, selection penetrates the silk
Also published here 1972 The Living End 91
Orville Wayne Meyer Miniscape several cards are laminated into one sheet, selection is magically removed
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 95
Arthur Setterington Below Deck card penetrates close up pad
1972 Straight Line Mysteries 29
Unknown The the Magazine
1972 The Living End 17
James G. Thompson Jr. Through the Table bold lapping move
1972 The Living End 18
Eddie Joseph Gone Right Through card through table, with handkerchief
1972 The Living End 18
Karl Fulves Short Cut cased deck is cut as gag, selection appears on case
1973 Notes From Underground 10
Karl Fulves Sawing Thru queen in envelope is cut and restored
1973 Notes From Underground 18
Harry Lorayne Two Rubber-Band Ideas (that I don't know what to do with!) magically (?) removing a card from a banded deck & lapping move as rubber band is removed
1973 Rim Shots 144
Karl Fulves Card through Table Suggestion small suggestion
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 71
Karl Fulves Split Second two cards from two decks (same face, different backs) change place through table
Variations Dec. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 690
Stephen Minch The Telling Talisman of Theodoris coin is wrapped in paper and out on tarot deck, then it's burnt coin vanishes and appears above selection
1974 The Book of Thoth 7
Edward Marlo Repeat Card Through Bar (or Table) two versions
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 171
Francis Carlyle Card through Box and Hank
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 18
Cardini Card Through Handkerchief Standard effect
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 217
John Scarne Card Thru Hank
Feb. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 4) 857
Lu Brent Lox deck hole-punched with lock, selection penetrates lock
Also published here 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 159
Karl Fulves Ambitious Liberty coin on left palm is covered with card and penetrates it, extra piece glued on card as sliding stopper
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 91
Karl Fulves Through The Door spectator throws deck at door with magician on other side, selection penetrates door
1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 178
Karl Fulves Not Even Houdini card inserted in banded deck penetrates it and drops to table
1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 182
Karl Fulves Banded Deck Problems
  • Jump In (rubber band around case penetrates inside around chosen card)
  • Puzzling Passage (card inserted in banded deck through rubber band)
  • Hooked (after previous trick card is pulled out again with band only around card)
Related toVariations 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 3 184
Martin A. Nash Matter through Matter that Matters three cards singly
1975 Ever So Sleightly 89
Karl Fulves Flying Clipper joker with paper clip and aces in case, chosen ace penetrates table with clip on, case with slit
Related to 1975 Methods with Cards — Part 1 62
Jerry Mentzer Miracle Coins thru Playing Card card rests on glass and coin repeatedly penetrates it and fall in glass
1975 Close Up Cues 24
Lubor Fiedler Fiedler's Cigarette Through Card
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 70
Derek Dingle Through and Through simplified version of Through & Through, duplicate
Related to 1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 1
Bernard Bilis Coin Thru Coin vanishes, appears in deck, on top of chosen card
1976 Close Up, French Style 35
John Carney Coin Cut
1976 Enigma 8
Jerry Andrus The Clip Slip with Handkerchief
1976 Andrus Card Control 26
Jerry Andrus A Method for DBM (Double Barreled Miracle)
1976 Andrus Card Control 50
Karl Fulves Card Problems - (2) card through handkerchief, first card is wrong, slid back in, then right one, posed as problem
1976 Interlocutor (Issue 10) 38
Unknown It's In the Bag selected card penetrates polythene bag
1976 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 206
Karrell Fox The "Plastrick" Bag deck in clear plastic bag, selection penetrates
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 70
Unknown 60 Seconds Flat No. 59, selection vanishes from deck and reappears in deck under table
1976 Self-Working Card Tricks 90
Gene Maze A Case In Mind selection from small packet penetrates case to the inside
1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 334
Larry Jennings Coin Cut
Variations 1977 Larry Jennings on Card & Coin Handling 14
Paul Harris Hi Ho Silver! coin vanishes and appears under selected card in the deck
Related toVariations 1977 SuperMagic 17
Keith Best Sherlock Coin coin vanishes, it appears near bottom in deck next to selection, then travels up to two other selections one by one
1977 Innovative Magic No. 3 36
Karl Fulves Other Applications of sleeving
  • Hofzinser Ace Problem with Aces in spectator's pocket
  • Rising Card Hook-up
  • Sticky Tape at outside of Sleeve
  • Sleeving into Envelopes
1977 Impromptu Holdouts 47
Tommy Wonder Card Through Handkerchief using a direct center steal under cover of handkerchief
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 12
Frank Garcia The Maximus Routine for the Experts Wild Card routine with big holes in all cards with ribbon penetration climax
1977 Wildcard Miracles 141
Tommy Wonder Card Penetration card in cardboard sleeve is pierced by nail
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 11
Philip T. Goldstein Propelled Penetration card through magazine
1977 Scattershot 19
Dai Vernon Soiree "The Ace Soiree"
1977 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #10) 1032
Karl Fulves Four On The Floor off-beat presentation
Related to 1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 304
Karl Fulves Going Once... one card through table
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 212
Karl Fulves Going Twice... two cards through table
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 212
Karl Fulves Quinary Colors five reds and five blacks are shuffled, one color penetrates table
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 214
Karl Fulves John Scarne recounting of effect "Card through Window"
1977 The Magic Book 194
Ken Krenzel Down-Down-Down visual, three methods
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 177
Ken Krenzel, Paul Harris Hi-Ho Silveroon!
Inspired by May 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 51
Doug Edwards Coinelius four coins are apparently thrown at the deck, they change into a larger coin which is found under selection
1978 Cardmania 14
Unknown Tuchdurchdringung card penetrates deck and handkerchief, on table
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 48
Nate Leipzig, Hannes Höller Klassische Kartendurchdringung card through handkerchief, with Stripper Deck
Related to 1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 49
Paul Harris Pen-Ultimate* card clipped on pen is covered and then impaled on pen
1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 1
Unknown Karte durch den Tisch
1978 Einfach Wunderbar - Wunderbar Einfach 75
Joe Dignam A Telling Penetration card through table
1978 The Talon (Issue 1) 7
Lewis Ganson Repeat Penetration through Card
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 10
Bob Gill Box Clever coin through card into glass with Okito box, magnetic coins
1978 A new look at the Okito Box 18
Karl Fulves (F) Rub It In Aces penetrate into pocket one by one from four-card packet, as finale the three travel back from inside pocket, posed as problem
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 24) 94
Unknown Improbability frame with hole, tube and handkerchief pushed through it, then jumbo card with hole is pushed into frame and penetrates tube and silk, produced by National Magic
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 48
Unknown Card Production Between Plates of Glass television card frame, several versions
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 68
Unknown The Hartz Card Frame cards penetrate glass of frame
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 115
Richard Kaufman In Case You're Passing Through selection melts through card case
1979 CardMagic 128
Derek Dingle A Vanishing Deck selection penetrates case, rest vanishes, lapped from card case
1979 CardMagic 136
Karl Fulves Jack In The Box selection travels inside box from underneath box while two aces are halfway in box
Variations 1979 Jack In The Box 2
Howard Wurst Howard Wurst's Method selection travels inside box from underneath box while two aces are halfway in box, ungaffed
Variations 1979 Jack In The Box 8
Karl Fulves Jack In The Box Variations handling alternatives
1979 Jack In The Box 13
Karl Fulves The Welleran Gambit ace through eight are put in order onto case, named value penetrates into case
1979 Jack In The Box 19
Karl Fulves Melting Point to make card melt inside case
Inspired by 1979 Inner Sanctum 47
Karl Fulves Side Show sandwich put in case, sandwiched card penetrates
1979 The Nyria Effect 55
Karl Fulves Escaping The Cannibals card penetrates case when two more cards are inserted
1979 The Nyria Effect 57
Karl Fulves A Minute Ago card penetrates into case
1979 The Nyria Effect 68
Karl Fulves Ace Under Glass named ace penetrates case into cellophane which is pulled halfway down
Inspired by 1979 Card Under Glass 74
Karl Fulves Designated Drop Out named card through case, see also "Drop Out Note" on page 96
Related to 1979 Card Under Glass 81
Karl Fulves Moving In case placed on deck, deck penetrates inside
1979 Card Under Glass 90
Karl Fulves Going Out full deck penetrates case to outside, posed as problem
1979 Card Under Glass 91
Karl Fulves Cryptology I selection placed between two card cases vanishes, reappears in one of the cases sandwiched between deuces
Variations 1979 Cryptology 98
Karl Fulves Cryptology II two-card version with multiple sandwich
1979 Cryptology 101
Karl Fulves Set-Off handling detail
1979 Cryptology 103
Karl Fulves The Matter Of Symmetry two-card version in which one travels to each case
1979 Cryptology 103
Karl Fulves Crypto Poker eights and an ace placed between two card cases, they vanish, in one case reappear aces and an eight, posed as problem
1979 Cryptology 103
Karl Fulves Drop Out Note
1979 Card Under Glass 96
Scott Weiser, Darwin Ortiz, Les Shore Cutting Remarks coin cut, then spectator chooses any card and this one is predicted on back of coin
Related to 1979 CardMagic 125
Paul Harris The Silver Elevator four coins travel through deck
1979 Close-up Entertainer 75
Earl Nelson Coined Card
Inspired byVariations 1979 Variations 75
Karrell Fox Plural Card Thru Hank follow-up, whole deck penetrates handkerchief except selection
1979 Another Book 99
Karl Fulves Cuts Both Ways knife stabbed through case, card inside unharmed
1979 Jack In The Box 23
Steve Beam Joker Removal spiralbound deck, Joker is removed, penetrates spiral
1979 The Card Book 1
Steve Beam, Wayne Wall Bending Over Backwards spiralbound deck, selected card is pulled through spiral
1979 The Card Book 5
Steve Beam Visual Penetration signed card is pulled from spiralbound deck
1979 The Card Book 8
Michael Skinner Karten durch Zeitung with duplicate
Related to 1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft) 15
Karl Fulves Puzzling Passage card penetrates rubber band around deck, problem
Related to 1979 Cryptology 105
Father Cyprian Cyprian's Passage rubber band around case, card visibly pushed through
Related to 1979 Cryptology 106
Karl Fulves Jacks And Jill cards penetrate rubber band around case
1979 Cryptology 110
Karl Fulves Unexplainable Footnote wrapping handling for previous effects
1979 Cryptology 113
Paul Harris Stretch rubber banded deck, top card pulled through and penetrates rubber band
Variations 1979 Close-up Entertainer 148
Unknown Criss-Cross deck wrapped both ways with rubber band, thrown to other hand, selection remains in hand
1979 Elastrix 24
Martin A. Nash Double Indemnity mistake and recovery
1979 Sleight Unseen 376
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman Through Thick And Thin kings through table, as climax a cut-out king penetrates, blank card stays on top
1979 CardMagic 115
Eric Mason Card Through Table
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 733
Karl Fulves Fallout named ace through case and table
1979 Card Under Glass 77
Steve Beam Push Thru Dollar coin penetrates cased deck, selection is found to have a hole in it
1979 Magic — The Vanishing Art 49
Bernard Bilis Card Box Escape
1980 French Pasteboards 42
Karl Fulves Problem Box spread of four cards placed on card box, two cards vanish and are found inside case, no method
1980 Color Quik 44
Ben Harris Incision deck in case, selection penetrates case and is apparently removed through a slit which then heals again
1980 For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 30
David Williamson "Now Cut That Out" coin appears under selected card, coins an card change places with purse, card folded
VariationsAlso published here 1980 Encore I 10
Ben Harris Coin Bullet
Inspired by 1980 For Close-Up Magicians' Eyes Only! 25
Roy Walton Oil & Water Handkerchief Finale one color penetrates handkerchief, without method
1980 Color Quik 40
Jimmy Ray Card Fall
1980 A Ray of Magic 7
Dr. James Nuzzo The Card Through the Knee
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 255
Roger Sherman A Coin "Glassic" two cards are set cross-wise on top of glass, coin penetrates both cards one by one, cards change
July 1980 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3 No. 7) 371
Karl Fulves Tying The Knot red and black cards have hole, string through it and pulled up, only one color remains on string, posed as problem
1980 Color Quik 23
Andrew Galloway The Undercover Cards four cards through newspaper gather under a folded sheet of paper, one by one
1980 Diverting Card Magic 45
John F. Mendoza S-T-R-E-T-C-H Stretched
  • The Startling Appearance of Two Selected Cards
  • Color Change
Inspired by 1980 John: Verse Two 36
Gene Maze Boxing named four-of-a-kind in box, penetrates table, aces in box instead
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 36
Gene Maze Cease, Queenie! two selections through table
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 62
Rovi Card Through Table card falls into spectator's hand, duplicate
Inspired by 1980 Rovi Reveals 17
Don England England's Penetration dime through card into spectator's hand, twice
Variations 1980 Close-up Fantasies - Book I 11
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
Also published here 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 1
Bob Hummer The Card on the Window Pane same as A Card in Flight, not explained here
Related to 1980 Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 18
Richard Kaufman, Ken Krenzel Kaufman and Krenzel on Cryptology card placed between two card cases vanishes, reappears in center of one of the decks
Inspired by 1981 Cardworks 13
Paul Harris The P.H. Break-Through deck visually penetrates card case from outside to inside
Related toVariations 1981 P.H. Break-Through 1
Allan Hayden Half and Hole coin locates card and damages it (hole)
Mar. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 463
John Henderson Ribbon Spread With Coin handling touch of spreading the deck with a coin between the cards
Apr. 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 479
Richard Kaufman Sleeved Coin Cut Coin penetrates deck
Related to 1981 CoinMagic 223
Paul Harris Electric Aces Invisible Palm, Elevator, card through deck, card through spectator's hand
1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 15
Martin Gardner Daley's Card Thru Hank
1981 Side Steal 11
Keith Breen Deck Through Handkerchief whole deck penetrates
May 1981 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 486
Stephen Tucker Banned one card penetrates encircled deck, see also p. 269 for additional ideas by Bill Worsley
Inspired by 1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 2) 19
Jack McMillen The Old Gambler elevator trick with three cards, last card through table
1981 Sleights & Swindles 4
Steve Beam Push Thru Dollar coin visibly penetrates cased deck, all cards have holes except selection, using Pancake Coin
1981 Steve Beam On Coins — Volume I 29
Don England Cigarette Through Card
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 37
Derek Dingle A Case of Kings Kings one by one penetrate the case, deck vanishes
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 181
Michael J. Gerhardt Absorbing Penetration one side of card case becomes blank
May 1982 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 5) 630
Eddie Taytelbaum Inter-Dimension card through card case
1982 Best of Friends 285
Marconick Card Case Revisited deck cased and rubbed over hand, selection appears, slit in case
1982 The Close-up Magic of Frank Garcia — Part II 45
Larry Jennings Direct Flight Card to Case card to box, slit case
VariationsAlso published here 1982 A Visit With Larry Jennings 8
Unknown Stunning Production card penetrates case when cased deck is slapped out of hand, case with slit
1982 Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 44
Harry Lorayne Ultroon coin vanishes when picked up from deck
1982 Best of Friends 545
Lawrence Frame Commercial Coin in Pack using coin glued to card
Related to 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1054
Bobby Bernard Oriental Card Divination Chinese coin appears next to selection in the deck
1982 The Coin and Card Magic of Bobby Bernard 96
David Britland See Shell signed coin, coin penetrated selection
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 18) 349
Derek Dingle Card Through Hanky Handling
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 182
"Magic" Christian Stelzel Hanky Panky card through handkerchief, with Stripper Deck
Related to 1982 Stripper / Konische Karten 5
Unknown Card through Handkerchief
1982 Simple yet Effective Tricks with Cards 52
Derek Dingle Through and Through Two
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 108
Philip T. Goldstein Strung Out card is selected and signed from a deck with hole drilled through it, deck threaded with a cord and selection removed under silk, duplicate
1982 12/12 3
Joe Safuto Porous Potholder cards through potholder, then rubber hand holding Royal Flush is produced
Related to 1982 Close-Up Hallucinations 41
Michael Skinner All-Fair Card Through Newspaper
Related to 1982 Intimate Magic 28
Bob McAllister Joker in the White House playing card through bill
Jan. 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 1) 721
Tony Miller Billtration folded card through bill, also credited to Scott Robinson, see Trapdoor
Related toVariations 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 13) 117
Larry Jennings Astro-Card card visually disappears on top of card case and appears within, slit card case
1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 1 No. 9) 73
Doug Bennett Absent Minded Miracle aces dealt from sealed cased deck
Variations 1983 Encore III 59
David Britland Sea Shell coin turns into cut out circle of a card
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 510
John Carney In the Hands Monte monte sequence - last phase has money card penetrating hands and deck onto spectators hand
1983 Carney Knowledge 34
John Carney, S. W. Erdnase Full Deck Vanish extension
Inspired by 1983 Carney Knowledge 39
Rich Marotta A.P.E. (Another Penetration Effect)
1983 Versatile Card Magic 27
Karl Fulves Envelopus empty envelope placed between four aces, named ace travels inside
1983 Ace Machine 5
Justin Higham Pendulum chinese coin on pen
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 31) 598
Jay Sankey Airtight deck into balloon, selection penetrates balloon
VariationsAlso published here 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 15) 137
David Williamson Now Cut that Out coin appears under selected card, coins an card change places with purse, card folded
Also published here 1984 For Your Eyes Only 29
Peter Duffie Coin in Pack Routine coin vanishes and reappears in deck next to selection, in repeat it fails and card is in wallet
1984 Close-Up to the Point 23
Peter Duffie Folded Card and Coin Trick coin put in hand, suddenly it is found in the deck and in the hand is the folded selection instead
1984 Close-Up to the Point 26
Edward Marlo Above And Below coin picked up from deck vanishes, coin appears next to selection, then selection vanishes and appears under coin
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • MUM, Mar. 1984
1984 At The Table 135
Jerry Sadowitz, Nate Leipzig What Me Worry? first card through hand, then deck through hand
Inspired by 1984 Cards Hit 33
Piet Forton Coin Penetration - Card Penetration coin through silk, briefly explained with cards
1984 Magic Lecture Notes 1984 5
Michael Weber Upward Mobility card rises, then card rises through rubber band of banded deck and stops halfway with band through center of card
1984 Side Effects 8
Unknown Bandit Aces No. 78, named Ace penetrates rubber banded deck
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks