164 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Traveling / Card(s) Across / Classic & Variations
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown To cause a Number of Cards to Multiply invisibly in a Person's keeping cut-off packet weighed, then it multiplies
1876 Modern Magic 84
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Pack being divided into Two Portions, placed in the keeping of two different Persons, to make Three Cards Pass invisible from the One to the Other beginning with sealed deck
1876 Modern Magic 86
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Cards Judged by Weight, and the Multiplication of Cards two routines (second one by Robert-Houdin)
1889 Tricks with Cards 122
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradi's Kartenwanderung red cards folded into paper and sealed, card from black half chosen, travels into red half
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 32
Unknown The New Multiplication of Cards four selections from envelope to envelope
1897 New Era Card Tricks 195
Mademoiselle Patrice To Pass Several Cards from one Person's Pocket to that of Another
1902 The Modern Conjurer 133
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein, Fr. Berndt Kartenvermehrung unter den Händen der Zuschauer "Berndt", spectator counts a cut-off packet, three cards travel from deck to packet
Nov. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 12) 186
Mademoiselle Patrice To Pass Several Cards From one Person's Pocket to That of Another
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 60
Unknown The Twenty Card Trick three cards
1909 The Art of Magic 85
Unknown The Flying Card (First Method), from one spectator's pocket to another, freely named number with outs
1909 The Art of Magic 99
T. Nelson Downs The Flying Cards (Second Method)
1909 The Art of Magic 107
Unknown To make Three Cards pass invisibly from one Packet to another three extra cards palmed at the beginning
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 103
Charles T. Jordan The Winged Cards No 8, two times ten cards in handkerchiefs, three cards travel across
1920 Ten New Sleight of Hand Card Tricks 17
Jack Merlin Combining the Passing of Cards with the Pocket Trick one packet in spectator's pocket
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 3
Tommy Tucker A 26 Card Mystery thirteen cards in handkerchief, selected cards to determine number of cards to travel, variation with half forcing deck
1933 Expert Manipulative Magic 16
Unknown The Radio Cards three signed cards
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 54
Theodore Annemann The Migrating Pasteboard card travels from red half to black half, corner-short stranger card
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Summer Extra 1935) 44
Tom Sellers Death Flight! blank cards with names, card with dead name travels to another pile, envelopes, see page 172 for improvement by Andrew Brennan
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 102
Charles T. Jordan Stampedo card identified with post stamp travels from packet into deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 25
Michael F. Zens Zens' Miracle Pocket to Pocket Trick three chosen cards, envelopes, repeating set-up deck
Related to 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 298
Oscar H. Paulson Card Passe-Passe cards travel from performer's hand to spectator's pile, then into his pocket
1937 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 30) 195
Edward Victor The Thirty Card Trick (or "Cards from Pocket to Pocket") from spectator's pocket to second spectator's pocket
1937 Magic of the Hands 32
Oscar Weigle The Impromptu Fifteen Card Trick three marked cards, envelopes
1939 Do That Again! 41
Unknown Mene, Tekel, Upharsin
1939 More Card Manipulations (Issue 2) 34
John J. Crimmins Jr. Meta-Stasis two selected cards, duplicate
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 59) 427
Louis Zingone Three Cards Across
1940 Expert Card Technique 64
Jean Hugard Mene, Tekel, Upharsin (The Thirty Cards) Alpha to Omega comments on the plot
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 30
Jean-Nicholas Ponsin The Multiplication of Cards While in the Someones Hands cut-off amount divined, then number increased in spectator's hands, translated by Hugard
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 31
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Thirty Cards brief, described by Hugard
1940 More Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 32
Al Baker A Lesson in Magic three cards, they travel back (!)
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 141
Al Baker The Flapless Envelope Switch
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 164
Hen Fetsch Surpasso! two marked cards, envelopes
1941 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 149) 829
Edward Marlo Flying Reverse Card travels from one half to another half
1942 Let's See the Deck 23
Eddie Joseph Cards from Pocket to Pocket
1942 Greater Card Tricks 92
Walter B. Gibson, U. F. Grant Count Them Out false count based on words
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 112
Theodore Annemann The Migrating Pasteboard card travels from red half to black half, corner-short stranger card
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 45
Oscar H. Paulson Card Passe-Passe cards travel from performer's hand to spectator's pile, then into his pocket
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 54
Michael F. Zens The Improved "Zens" Cards & Envelopes
Related to 1945 My Best 55
Unknown The Flying Cards classic with two persons holding a small packet, three methods
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 157
Harlan Tarbell "Flying Cards" classic with two persons holding a small packet
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 158
Harlan Tarbell The Passing of Three Selected Cards using selections
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 165
Unknown Flying Cards and Envelopes cards are put in envelopes (that are switched)
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 166
Harry Wilder Flying Cards with envelopes, ungaffed
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 170
Hen Fetsch Surpasso marked selections travel, with envelopes
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 172
Harvey P. Graham Idea for Cards Across with torn card
Related to 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 121) 488
Unknown Three Card Across
1948 The Royal Road to Card Magic 278
Al Baker Cards Across three, signed, envelopes
1948 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Card Trio) 502
George G. Kaplan Giant Trio-Flight three selected jumbo cards across with envelopes
1948 The Fine Art of Magic 113
Harvey P. Graham Cards Across Tip
Related to 1948 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 149) 600
Arthur H. Buckley The Thirty Cards and Two Assistants (With Improvements)
1948 Principles and Deceptions 155
Arthur H. Buckley Ten and Ten
1948 Principles and Deceptions 157
U. F. Grant Elmer Eckam description of Eckam's bill in cigarette and cards across, no explanations
Oct. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2) 4
Franklin V. Taylor Try-Fly with 15 cards each, separated in reds and blacks, three double facer
1952 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 264) 1054
Tommy Vanderschmidt From the File two selections travel from a ten card pile to another
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 310) 39
Harlan Tarbell 1 - Eighteen Card Mystery using envelopes with Phantom Sticker
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 135
Edward Marlo Count Cop and Transfer from packet to packet, sometimes called "Spontaneous Add"
Variations 1956 Action Palm 10
Edward Marlo Ten and Ten one selected card
1957 The Tabled Palm 14
Lawrence "Larry" Grey Larry Grey's "Cards Across" the travelled Card are found in the spectators pocket
Variations 1961 Further Inner Secrets of Card Magic 23
Howard Schwarzman Impromptu Cards Across
1961 Professional Card Magic 144
Charlie Miller The Eight Card Trick two piles of four cards each, a card travels from packet to packet, repeat, saliva
1961 An Evening with Charlie Miller 34
Jochen Zmeck Ein Zweimännertrick
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 22
Malvano Kartenwanderung twelve black cards in one envelope, three red cards from twelve red cards named, they travel across
1962 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil I 32
Nate Leipzig Twenty Card Trick three cards travel, one packet wrapped in handkerchief
Variations 1963 Dai Vernon's Tribute to Nate Leipzig 64
Roy Walton Play It Again piano card trick, signed card travels across
Aug. 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 647
William Larsen, T. Page Wright Trick #3 no-palm
Also published here
  • in "Random Conceptions with Cards" (ca. 1930)
Sep. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 11) 789
Faucett Ross Card Act Description of routine of card tricks

  • Cards Up the Sleeve
  • Matching the Cards
  • Leipzig Four Ace Trick
  • Changing card under foot
  • Twenty Card Transposition
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 200
Francis Carlyle The Passé-Passé Cards two times ten cards, classic
1975 The Magic of Francis Carlyle 166
Edward Marlo The Piano Duet 1 card, strange handling, with repeat
1976 Marlo's Magazine Volume 1 177
Patrick Page Three Cards Across two times fifteen cards
Related to 1976 The Big Book of Magic 87
Doug Alker Three Cards Across Extra
1977 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 5) 352
David Douglas Mental 3 Cards Across! three jumbo cards travel from envelope to other envelope, selections, envelopes numbered
1977 The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 190) 947
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper spectator counts himself
Related toVariations 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 112
Brian Sinclair The Cards Across
1979 Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 9) 728
Edward Marlo Straightline Transport black card from black half into red half
1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 262
Al Leech Three Cards Across with handkerchief
1980 Al Leech's Legacy 44
Andrew Galloway Just A Drop two times ten cards, with two spectators, cards wrapped in handkerchief
1980 Diverting Card Magic 50
Daryl Martinez Impromptu, Signed Card Across with two handkerchiefs
1980 Lecture Notes to Convention Session #1 16
Jim Ryan Three Cards Across
1981 Jim Ryan Close-Up: Classic Card Routines 18
Ken Simmons Color Transposition ten red cards, ten black cards, selection travels into other packet
1981 Cards — With a Different Touch 27
Derek Dingle Cards Across: Licked At Last! packets in envelopes
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 3
Terry Seabrooke Cards Across using envelopes
1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 126
Edward Marlo Indubitable Cards Across BONUS
double backers
1983 Unlimited 43
Faucett Ross Three Cards Across
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 233
Ed Balducci, Frank Mireider The Auto Mazo Deck 1934, see also p. 63 for comment by Ralph W. Hull
#1 Thought of Card Reversed
#2 Alternate Reverse Trick
#3 Selected Card Found Reversed
#4 Selected Card Transferred from One Half of Pack to Another
#5 Three Card Monte
#6 The Vanishing Aces
Variations 1983 A History of the Brainwave Principle 58
Larry Jennings Getting Across transfering three cards from packet to packet
Jan. 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 1) 870
Dick Turpin Classic Three Cards Across three selections
1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 181
Peter Duffie The Journey spectator counts one packet himself
Inspired by
  • Tom Sellers routine with double backers
Related to
1984 Close-Up to the Point 3
Martin Lewis Point of Arrival Two signed cards travel to join ten cards previously wrapped in handkerchief
1985 Martin's Miracles 17
Max Malini Thirty Card Trick, Malini Variation
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 28
Vynn Boyar Via Avion ten red spot cards and ten black spot cards, peeked card travels across
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 20
Orla Moody Cards and Envelopes
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 22
Paul Rosini The Twenty Card Trick one chosen card across
Related to
  • "A Card in Flight" (Paul Rosini's Magical Gems, 1950, p. 14)
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 9
Bruce Cervon, Lawrence "Larry" Grey Larry Gray's Cards Across with card castle from newspaper climax
Inspired by 1985 (ca.) Tricks of Conjuring 15
Jon Racherbaumer A Case for Crossing Cards using Case and BoxCard Gaff
1985/93 Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 84
Lawrence Frame Cards Across, Climax Four cards vanish visually in performer's hands and pass to spectator's packet
1986 Close-up Framework 20
Terry Seabrooke Seabrooke's Cards Across with two spectators and cards in envelopes
1986 Seabrooke's Book 95
John C. Wagner Honest John's Cards Across ace assembly with cards across presentation
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 69
Edward Marlo Repeat Signed Cards Across
1987 Special Effects 76
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper two phases
1988 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 45
Philip T. Goldstein Shinkansen cards across with four red and four blue cards, chosen card travels
Also published here 1988 Lecture 5
Bruce Cervon Trans Mitt while spectator holds cards
1989 The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 3 70
Doug Edwards The Modern Leaper Card at position X in packet A leaps to position X in packet B
Aug. 1990 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 8) 1823
Bruce Cervon, Alex Elmsley The BC Cards Across two signed selections from packet to packet
Inspired by 1990 Ultra Cervon 69
Edward Marlo, Randy Wakeman Repeat Signed Cards Across two double facers
1990 The Olram File (Issue 1) 9
Edward Marlo Don't Split the Keys piano card trick
1990 That's It 28
Philip T. Goldstein Shinkansen cards across with four red and four blue cards, chosen card travels
Also published here 1990 NYCANOTES 4
Philip T. Goldstein Shinkansen cards across with four red and four blue cards, chosen card travels, created in 1988
Also published here 1990 Focus 83
Alex Elmsley Chosen Cards Across three (signed) selections
Related to
  • "A Card in Flight" (Paul Rosini's Magical Gems, 1950, p. 14)
Variations
1991 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 271
John Bannon, Ron Wilson Hop Two It two cards from red half to black half, two-card variation of Ron Wilson's "Highland Hop"
Inspired by 1991 Smoke and Mirrors 96
Philip T. Goldstein Shinkansen cards across with four red and four blue cards, chosen card travels
Also published here 1991 Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 5
Harry Lorayne The "Rule" Exchange card travels from red to black packet
Nov. 1992 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 15 No. 11) 2137
Jean Carles, Arturo de Ascanio Del Bolsillo de un Espectador al de Otro in two spectators pockets
Also published here 1992 La Magia de Ascanio — Vol. 3 34
Michael Close Butte Ox? Two Butte Ox! cards across, Mullica style
1994 Workers Number 4 55
Eugene Laurant Cards and Envelopes
1994 More Greater Magic 1077
T. Nelson Downs Pocket to Pocket Trick (Half Card Trick) using a gimmick consisting of three half cards glued together
1994 More Greater Magic 1082
John Mulholland Twenty Card Trick
1994 More Greater Magic 1095
John Mulholland, Michael F. Zens New Zens' 15 Cards and Envelope Trick
1994 More Greater Magic 1097
Gene Maze Maze Cards Across ten red and ten black cards, three cards travel across to different positions in other packet
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 154
Meir Yedid Flight Fantastic two cards from red-faced packet travels to black-faced packet
Inspired by 1994 Magical Wishes 41
Jim Krenz All Expense Paid Trip for Three three cards travel from packet to packet
1995 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 56) 1067
Unknown Too Many Cards No. 4, two cards travel from packet to packet
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 6
Edward Marlo Invisible Thought Transference two peeked-at cards travel one by one from one six-card packet to another
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1974
1995 M.I.N.T. — Volume II 144
Jim Krenz All Expense Paid Trip For Three three cards across, no touch condition
1995 All Expense Paid Trip For Three 1
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, Roberto Giobbi The Cards of Capistrano Cards across (three cards + five cards)
1996 Card College — Volume 2 292
Paul Harris Las Vegas Leaper spectator counts himself
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 185
Bill Malone Leap of Faith variation of Paul Harris' "Las Vegas Leaper"
Variations 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 187
Paul Harris Big-Time Leaper multiple phases
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Magical Arts Journal) 241
Tom Stone Across the Void no touch version, with rubberbands
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 5
Peter Duffie Oversiter two eight-card packets, two cards travel across, Biddle counts
1996 Open Secrets 7
Larry Jennings Red/Black Flyer
  • Version One
  • Version Two
1997 Jennings '67 27
David Solomon No Palm Cards Across
1997 Solomon's Mind 30
Bob White Twenty Card Trick
Also published here 1997 It's a Matter of Style 11
Pit Hartling Robin Hood Collectors/Cards Across Combo, double facers
1998 Das kleine grüne Heft 6
James Swain 21st Century Cards Across ala Paul Harris' "Las Vegas Leaper"
1999 21st Century Card Magic 35
Ellis Stanyon Several Card Pass Through a Book No. 20, packet counted and number named, book placed on packet and selected number of cards penetrate book from deck to join the counted packet
  • Variation
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 44
Theodore DeLand The "Knock-out" Card Trick No. 29, card from packet vanishes and joins cards in handkerchief
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 144
Theodore DeLand The "Best Ever" Card Trick No. 30, same effect
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 144
Barrie Richardson The Airplane Cards
  • Phase One: Adding Three Cards to the First Packet
  • Phase Two: Switching the Second Packet
  • Phase Three: The Cards Apparently Pass Across
  • Phase Four: Showing the Three Selections
1999 Theater of the Mind 23
Darwin Ortiz Triple Cross ten red, ten black, three cards travel
Inspired byVariations 2002 Scams & Fantasies with Cards 192
Jim Steinmeyer Teleportation in spectator's hands
2002 Impuzzibilities 27
Al Baker Ten Cards and Envelope Trick three cards from deck to cards in envelope
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 744
Al Baker Thirty Card Trick Latest Thirty Card Trick
Sleight-of-Hand Method
Envelope Tranfer
The Twenty Card Trick
Method 5
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 746
Jim Steinmeyer the allergic Card trick
2003 Artificial conclusions 25
Karl Fulves Look Elsewhere seven black cards, one chosen, a card is removed from a red packet, it is the selection which is now missing in black packet
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 7) 133
Karl Fulves Simulcast seven black cards, one chosen, a card is removed from a red packet, it is the selection which is now missing in black packet
Related to 2003 Off The Books (Issue 8) 152
Gabi Pareras La Flor de Coleridge
2003 La Magia Española del Siglo XX 289
Dave Campbell Three Cards Across three selections, could be thought of
Related to 2004 The Dave Campbell Legacy 43
Peter Duffie, Aldo Colombini, Robin Robertson Killer Cards Across three cards one by one, using Killer Count
  • Variation (three mentally selected cards)
2004 Killer Koncepts 2
Peter Duffie Choc-a-Block two selected cards, using Unlimited count
Inspired by 2004 Subtle Miracles 97
Bob White Twenty Card Trick
  • White's Comments
Also published here 2005 It's a Matter of Style (2005 edition) 26
Jean Carles From the Pocket of One Spectator to that of Another in two spectators pockets
Also published here 2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 123
Arturo de Ascanio The Nine Facts two cards travel, two packets with seven cards
2006 The Magic of Ascanio — Studies of Card Magic 300
Nick Pudar Stealth Infiltration signed card
2007 Best of Friends — Volume III 106
Tomas Blomberg Filling the Void Cards Across with eccentric "card sandwich" theme
2007 The Magician's Ltd Cookbook 46
Jack Parker The Heist Story trick about Jacks committing a robbery (stealing a diamond)
Inspired byRelated to 2007 52 Memories 159
T. Page Wright A Card, A Number ten red and ten black cards, rubber banded, card at chosen number travels into other pile, more details than in reference
Also published here
  • Page Wright's Notebook (1933)
2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 289
Fred Robinson The Card Across three cards across
2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 194
Trevor Lewis Cards Across with handkerchiefs
Related to
  • "Cards Across" in Trevor Lewis' "Party Pieces"
2009 Routines Matter 48
Jim Steinmeyer The Magician who Fools Himself one card across, using fourteen cards, no sleights, humorous presentation
2010 Subsequent Impuzzibilities 11
Helder Guimarães Analysis of a Magical Effect & Method thoughts on the Card Across plot
2011 Reflections 3
Patrick Page Three Cards Across
Related to 2011 Magic Page by Page 58
Helder Guimarães "You Decide" Cards Across spectator decides how many cards should travel
2015 Nephelococcygia 21
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Evolution of a Magic Trick
Related to 2020 Parlour Tricks 232
Daniel Roy Playing Heavy three cards travel from black pile to into red pile under spectator's hand, repeat with specific positions
Inspired by 2020 Magic for BLM 228