42 entries in Cards / Gaffed Cards & Decks / Cards / Slit
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Ernst Ehrhardt Die durch ein Kartenspiel wandernde Münze coin slapped onto deck that lies on top of glass, coin penetrates deck
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 4) 54
Joseph Ovette, Louis Lam A Tip on Slow Motion Card Vanish thin card stuffed in thumb tip, with other method by Louis Lam for thumb nail method
Fast Ones 11
Earl Morgan Old Sour Puss queen starts to smile
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 20
J.C. Whyley Elusive Lady with three cards, see p. 781 for credit information by Sid Lorraine
Related toVariationsAlso published here The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 770
James G. Thompson Jr. Low Bow to Don Tanner
Inspired by
  • Don Tanner's "Six Card Mental Test"
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 358) 260
Thomas "Zampini" McKee Pentro-Rama coin and three playing cards, coin penetrates card on hand
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 18) 88
Karl Fulves The Cage Effect visible sandwich, sandwich cards are placed perpendicular on deck, when lifted top card is between them
  • Notes On The Handling
  • Added Notes (impromptu method, paper clip addition)
Related to Methods with Cards — Part 2 117
Karl Fulves 4th Warp
  • First Method - Thru The Two (3 phase routine)
  • Second Method - Warp Get-Ready (getting into Walton's effect)
  • Concluding Notes (different objects, Busby & Walton)
Methods with Cards — Part 2 122
Karl Fulves Topological Card Tricks on slits in card, credit information
Methods with Cards — Part 2 104
Karl Fulves Matter Through Matter slits in cards openly shown, they pass through each other
Inspired byRelated to Methods with Cards — Part 2 105
Andrew Pargeter Card-Trek two cards pushed through "tunnel" formed by 2 other cards transpose, slit
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 6) 1050
Rick Johnsson Azis uses card with torn slit
Related toAlso published here T.V. Card Rise 20
Stephen Minch The Robin Hood Caper three cards are selected and spectator throw Aces in the deck, first spectator is close to his selection, second throws card next to his selection and third pierces his selection
Related to The Robin Hood Caper 2
Karl Fulves An Early Submarine Card Trick on the the slit principle to affect penetrations in small packets
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 3
Tom Sellers New Principle Card Trick two cards, one of top of the other, bottom card penetrates to top, third card added and cards penetrate again
Also published here
  • "21 New Card Tricks" (1936)
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 4
Karl Fulves The Layout Problem further thoughts on Elusive Lady
Inspired byRelated to Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 6
Karl Fulves J. C. Whyley's Elusive Lady comments and letter by Sid Lorraine
Related to Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 7
J.C. Whyley Elusive Lady reprint from reference
Also published here Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 8
Bruce Cervon Cervon Monte "basic routine", three cards, visual and impossible penetrations
  • Phase I - Court card from center to top
  • Phase II - Court card from center to bottom
  • Phase III - Court card leaves center without a move
  • Phase IV - How the card moves
  • Phase V - Court card moves when it's face-up
Inspired by
  • item in "Abra"
The Cervon Monte 8
Unknown Moving Parts No. 51, four cards torn and then laid out face-up and face-down, halves that do not match suddenly match, cards interlocked with slits before tearing
More Self-Working Card Tricks 71
Bruce Cervon Cervon Monte, Packet Version three blue-backed and 1 red-backed card
  • Phase I - Court card from center to top
  • Phase II - Court card from center to bottom
  • Phase III - Court card leaves center without a move
  • Phase IV - How the card moves
  • Phase V - Court card moves even when it has a different colored back
The Cervon Monte 17
Lee Freed, Jon Racherbaumer Wily Monte penetration, slit, see also "Credits and References" at end of book
Inspired byAlso published here
  • MUM, Aug. 1983
At The Table 99
Bruce Cervon Cervon Monte, Gaffed Version
  • Phase I - Court card from center to top
  • Phase II - Court card leaves center without a move
  • Phase III - Find the Court Card Again and Again and Again
  • Phase IV - Court card moves when it's face up
The Cervon Monte 28
Stephen Tucker Card-Warper off center slit
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 7) 1251
Jan Torell Card Force slit in card
Rund um den Zaubertisch 9
David Britland April - The First Effect a spot card is pushed visibly through Queen of Spades, which is examined before and after
A Lady Through and Through 1
Larry Jennings The Close-Up Illusion three cards, one penetrates one of the the others visually, slit in card
Lake Tahoe Card Magic 70
Paul Curry One, Two, Three one card has a slit, with clean up and credit information on the principle
Epoptica (Issue 12) 567
Harry Lorayne, Larry Jennings, J.C. Whyley Melt-Through slit-gimmick for three card penetration
Inspired by Trend Setters 104
Unknown Excelsior Card Rise No. 49, deck dropped in case and selection rises out
Also published here Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 94
Angelo Carbone Out of Order four cards riveted together, center two cards exchange, examinable
  • Effect
  • What you receive
  • How it works
  • Set up
  • Performance
Related toVariations Out of Order 1
Bob King, Ted Biet, Angelo Carbone, Jon Allen, Duane Henry, Frank Chambers, Michael Mander, Nick Fitzherbert, Harry Lorayne Bonus Section various tips on preparation & performance of "Out of Order"
Out of Order 8
Bob King Turncoat single folded card turns inside out, hand cover only
Five-Star Magic 20
Karl Fulves Matter Thru Matter suggestion for vampire themed effect, see reference
Related to The Vampire Papers 98
Paul McVee Two Handed Rise torn card with slit as gimmick
Related to The Rising Card Book 13
Doug Conn Quadruple Bypass sandwich effect, center card penetrates à la Close-up Illusion, it stretches and finally shrinks
Related to Tricks of my Trade 182
Larry Jennings Close-up Illusion
Related to Tricks of my Trade 185
Karl Fulves Vampire Slayer Ace of Spades with paper clip is used to turn Four of Hearts over on table, Four of Hearts now is duplicate Ace of Spades with another clip on, with alternate gaff
Lost Vampire Secrets 169
Karl Fulves Night Flight cardboard piece rides along as spread is flipped over on table, in center selection rises out sideways, for credit information see p. 139B
Related to Lost Vampire Secrets 194
David Regal Heading North slit in one card
Constant Fooling 2 40
Denis Behr, Angelo Carbone Oil & Water Finale cards separate even though they are pinned together with brass fastener, gaffed
Inspired by Handcrafted Card Magic 76
Román García La Carta Escupida torn corner travels between Jokers on the table, then card visibly is restored
Nanomagias 15