54 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Card(s) to impossible Location / Balloon
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Lu Brent Simplex Torn Card and Balloon
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1935/36) 85
Unknown The Balloon and Card two presentations, with stand
1938 Greater Magic 513
Josef Bauer Ostracism when balloon is popped, all cards drop except selection, apparatus
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 40) 264
Al Baker Miniature Card in Balloon
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 172
Harry Bertall La Carte Au Ballon with stand for balloon, with wand
July 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 7) 2
Walter B. Gibson, Danny Morris Gaglet Department
  • card coding with name badges (Gibson)
  • card in balloon gag (Morris)
  • cut and restored tie performance at army shows without a stooge (Morris)
  • bar bet, naming three numbers of a serial number on a bill
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 38
George G. Kaplan The Card in the Balloon torn and restored card in balloon
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 128
Paul Dienst Teufelspost three cards are placed inside three envelopes, three mail boxes with different colors and three balloon with same color are on stage, when envelopes are placed inside mail boxes, balloons with same color pop and cards appear
1948 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 3) 6
Eugene Gloye Card In Balloon, a Different Version with a folding card and holder for balloon (with rubber pieces, folded in thirds)
1953 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953) 8
Elbe Elbe's Ballontrick selections appear in chosen ballon, without apparatus
Also published here
  • in "Trollkarlen" Nr. 31, 1953.
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 3) 192
Hen Fetsch Card in the Balloon
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 83
Carlhorst Meier Card in Balloon
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 357) 255
Edward Marlo Card and Balloon
Related toVariations 1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 67
Edward Marlo Signed Card and Balloon
1968 On the Acrobatic Cards 69
Ken De Courcy Round the World with a Pack of Cards comedic routine in which multiple selections are found or divined with prop effects that are assigned to different countries, among the apparatus are: egg beater, card in balloon, snake basket
1968 Round the World with a Pack of Cards 1
Francis J. Baker Card In Balloon houlette, card appears inside inflated (intact) balloon, see p. 264 for torn-corner application by Walter Meyer
Related to Feb. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 4) 241
Alan Shaxon Once Again!!! selection is found at named number, then at stopped position, then wrong card turns into selection and finally the balloon stand
1970 My Kind of Magic 25
Edward Marlo Open Card to Balloon
Related to 1976 Lecture Notes 1 24
Karrell Fox Foxy "Cardenballoon" without apparatus
Also published here 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 85
Unknown The Card in Balloon apparatus
1976 The Big Book of Magic 99
Ken Green Karte im Ballon comedy routine for card-in-balloon prop
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
June 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4) 85
Rudolf Braunmüller Der Kartenballon introduction to card balloon effect
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 17
Josef Bauer Mit besonderem Gerät - (a) card balloon prop
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 18
Peter McDonald Mit besonderem Gerät - (b) card balloon prop
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 18
Unknown Mit besonderem Gerät - (c) card balloon prop
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 19
Ali Bongo Mit besonderem Gerät - (d) card balloon with balloon attached to top of bottle
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 20
Raaj Kothary Mit besonderem Gerät - (e) card balloon prop with comedy routine
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 21
Brian Eden Mit besonderem Gerät - (f) card balloon prop
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 21
Dick Shoffer Mit besonderem Gerät - (g) card balloon prop
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 22
Hen Fetsch Ohne besonderes Gerät - (a) ungaffed card to balloon
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 22
Ravelle, Andree Ohne besonderes Gerät - (b) card does not appear in balloon, but instead on back of performer
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 23
Ken De Courcy Ohne besonderes Gerät - (c) ungaffed card to balloon
Nov. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 1) 24
Derek Dingle Card in Balloon
Feb. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 16
Unknown Card in Balloon balloon on stand bursts and selection appears, several models by Hathaway, Thayer, Burtini, Wandman, Holden, Conradi, Davenport etc.
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 76
Ken De Courcy The No-Prop Card in Balloon
1980 Cards in Cabaret 56
Johnny Thompson, Edward Marlo The Empty Balloon
Inspired byAlso published here 1981 Polished Polish Prestidigitation 19
Derek Dingle Card In Balloon
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 170
Derek Dingle Close-Up Card in Balloon
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 174
Unknown The Card In Balloon two mechanical methods, stand for balloon
1982 Further Classic Magic With Apparatus 209
Mike Gallo Poor Man's Card In Balloon using Audley Walsh's Long Distance Spinner
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 54
John Carney Straightforward Card in Balloon impromptu, balloon bursts in contact with hot match
Variations 1983 Carney Knowledge 30
Edward Marlo Poor Man's Card to Balloon
Also published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1982
1984 At The Table 124
Bob King Close-up Card in Balloon using card shelf
June 1988 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 6) 1506
Karrell Fox The Actual Selected Card In Balloon no prop
1995 Much Ado About Something 128
Karrell Fox "A. And P." Card In Balloon "Almost Perfect", duplicate
1995 Much Ado About Something 154
Pavel Die Karte in der Luft ballon is bursted with needle, and selection appears pierced on needle
1995 M wie Magie 8
Karl Fulves Portable Crystals clear balloon as "portable crystal ball", billet appears inside, posed as problem
Inspired byRelated to 1996 The Fine Print (Issue 3) 58
Karrell Fox Foxy "Cardenballoon" without apparatus
Also published here 2000 Card File Two 161
Jack Avis No Fake Card in Balloon
2006 Rara Avis 135
Al Flosso Card in Balloon
2011 Magic Page by Page 67
Roberto Giobbi Carney's Card in Balloon deck switch application
Inspired by 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 145
Roberto Giobbi Card in Balloon for Table Workers
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Apr 2) 97
Edward Marlo, Johnny Thompson The Empty Balloon
Inspired byAlso published here 2018 The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 1) 117
Ben Hart Card in Balloon
2020 The Darkest Corners 161