1,017 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Animation
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown La Carte qui Saute en l'air, en Sortant du Jeu, Sans qu'on la Touche card rises from a houlette and flies up into the air, also possible with several cards
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 54
Unknown La Carte Dansante (The dancing card) selection appears on the wall, goes left and right and up until the card vanishes and appears again, thread and duplicate
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 13
Unknown To make a Card stand upright by itself on the Table tin slip
1876 Modern Magic 132
Unknown A Card having been withdrawn and replaced, to call it from the Pack, and to make it come to you of its own accord thread, tabled rising card from spread
1876 Modern Magic 117
Unknown The Jumping Cards "Two or three Cards having been drawn, returned, and shuffled, to make them jump out of the Pack"
using prop box
1876 Modern Magic 130
Unknown Ungimmicked Rising Cards
1876 Modern Magic 129
Unknown Visible Change of Rising Card mechanical card
1876 Modern Magic 143
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) "Several Cards having been drawn, returned, and Shuffled, to make them rise spontaneously from the Pack"
some variations in apparatus explained
1876 Modern Magic 125
Unknown Jumping Cards "To Make Selected Cards Jump out of the Pack"
king of mechanical houlette
1889 Tricks with Cards 168
Unknown The China Plate and Flying Cards deck laid on plate, selections fly out horizontally
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 185
Unknown The "Walking Pip" Card
1889 Tricks with Cards 47
Unknown Houlette à la Main fingers from behind
1889 Tricks with Cards 119
Unknown The Crystal Houlette requiring prepared wand
1889 Tricks with Cards 219
Unknown The Rising Cards (La Houlette) various thread methods (including "Sand Riser"), routine and pseudo-mistakes
1889 Tricks with Cards 211
Professor Alberti Alberti's Rising Cards hair and wax
1889 Tricks with Cards 121
Unknown The Cascade of Cards card fountain with or without special apparatus
1889 Tricks with Cards 228
Unknown The Walking Card named card moves from spread out cards on table
1890 More Magic 126
Professor Hoffmann The Spiritualistic Ball, Ring and Card rod in stand, ball with hole placed on it, ball moves upwards and downwards, then jumps off, same with ring, card also rises up and down the rod
Related to 1890 More Magic 395
Unknown "Walking Pip" Cards
1890 More Magic 56
Unknown The Houlette glass houlette on top of wand, metal tongue pushes card up
1890 More Magic 92
Professor Alberti The Rising Cards - Alberti's Method thread attached during routine, free selection
1890 More Magic 91
Edwin T. Sachs Edwin Sachs' Method metal houlette on top of bottle
1890 More Magic 93
Buatier de Kolta de Kolta Rising Cards brief, for correction see reference
Related to 1890 More Magic 94
Prof. Duprez Ribbon Rising Cards glass houlette suspended on ribbons
1890 More Magic 95
Unknown Die Karte als Luftkönigin No. 10, card floats out of deck, across stage, into glass, and back, everything is then examined
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 99
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten two or three cards selected and lost, one by one they rise out of deck and float into other hand, solo version
Jan. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Unknown Die gehorsamen Karten No. 23, three selections jump out of deck held in one hand one by one into other hand, thread across stage
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 28
Unknown Die wandernde Karte No. 46, card moves around on table and follows performer
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 55
Unknown Die materialisierte Geisterhand No. 9, doll hand pulls selected cards out of deck
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 75
Unknown Die Springkarte No. 10, selection either rises slowly or jumps out of deck, rubber band attached to two cards
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 14
Unknown Dasselbe Kunststück in anderer Ausführung No. 24, card rises out of deck in glass
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 30
Unknown Der Kartensteiger auf dem Rücken einer Person No. 1, deck attached to back of spectator, three cards rise out of it one by one, dealer's item by C. L. Wüst from Frankfurt
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 86
Unknown Die Kartenvoltige No. 10, card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end
Related to 1895 Der Kartenkünstler 77
Unknown Meine große Kartenvoltige Eine Kartensoirée No. 8
card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end, card is transformed into a card half its size
Nov. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 3) 43
Unknown Die Macht des Fluidums No. 9, cards cling to hand and drop on command, needle through thick part of skin
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 12
Unknown Cards Cling to Hand needle through skin
Sep. 1895 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Unknown Der Karten-Jongleur card balances on hat or elsewhere, thread
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 71
Unknown Die Kartenbrücke long spread between hands that defies gravity, hidden rubber thread
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 72
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Kartenturm severals cards placed upright on table to tower/house
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 76
Unknown Magnetischer Kartenspiegel only selection adheres to mirror
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 188
Unknown Karten- und Ei-Balance egg and upright card balanced on wand, card with needle inside
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 189
Unknown Mysteriöses Kartensteigen cards rise out of deck and float in air
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 211
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenmagneta two selections, deck in a glass, one selection rises out of deck and floats to other glass and in midair changes to second selection
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 213
Unknown Die springenden Karten cards jump or rise out of (gaffed) deck
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 173
Unknown Das bezauberte Karten-Foulard deck placed on (gaffed) plate, selections shoot out of deck (really plate)
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 202
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Neuester Kartensteiger four selection, corner torn off one, first picture card rises and its picture moves on the card, second rises reversed and visible reverses, third card is blank card and visible prints itself, fourth card with missing corner, corner visibly restores
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 210
Unknown Der magnetische Zauberstab selected card jumps out of deck
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 215
Unknown Die dressierte Karte card rises or jumps out of envelope
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 216
Unknown Die Haarkarte
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 145
Unknown Die Haarkarte "Mechanische Karten"
Also published here Jan. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 5) 71
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Facilis descensus Averno reads impractical
Also published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 217
Unknown Eine Imitation
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 219
Unknown Der Kartensteiger in der Hand
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 206
Unknown Der Kartensteiger in der Hand back card pushed up with two fingers, also with deck in which a hole is in the top half of the deck so the card rises from the center
Variations Nov. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 11) 165
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle, unsichtbare Uhrwerk half the deck cut out so the center cards can rise from deck
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 206
Unknown The Cards that Cannot be Replaced cards that are replaced slide out again by themselves
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 207
Unknown Das Blumenbouquet als Kartensteiger cards rise out of flower bouquet
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 209
Unknown Der Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk clockwork rising card deck
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 216
Unknown Der pneumatische Kartensteiger rubber ball at end of houlette, when pressed the air pressure shoots out the selections
Oct. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 2) 27
Unknown Einfacher Kartensteiger deck shell
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 207
Unknown Der Kartensteiger im Glase
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 208
Unknown Der automatische Kartensteiger houlette
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 209
Unknown Die vier behexten Karten same as reference with slightly different gaffs
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 211
Unknown Die Kartenvoltigé card fountain at stand, selection appears at the end
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 196
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenfontaine in-the-hands
Related toAlso published here 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 197
Unknown Das magnetische Kartenspiel needle in skin
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 67
Unknown The Terpsichorean Card card stands upright on table, then even dances to music
1897 New Era Card Tricks 92
Unknown The Balanced Card on hat, thread
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 146
Unknown The Bridge of Cards long spread between hands, elastic underneath
Related toVariations 1897 New Era Card Tricks 170
Unknown A Hypnotic Experiment cards adhere to each other and cling together, cards with thread preparation
1897 New Era Card Tricks 186
Unknown Card and Egg Balance impossible balancing stunt with card and egg on wand
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 198
Unknown Das Ei des Columbus egg balanced upright, then card balanced upright on egg and coin on that, all on wand
Related to Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 38
Unknown The Queen of the Air card rises from pack and floats to glass goblet on other side of stage, transforms in midair
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 69
Unknown The Acrobatic Cards four cards jump out of borrowed hat
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 180
Unknown The Flying and Obedient Card wide distance boomerang card, thread
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 194
Unknown Third Method two moving pip cards
1897 New Era Card Tricks 213
Unknown Moving Pip Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 251
J. Smetana Die neue Haarkarte from a Nine into a Ten
Mar. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 104
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Facilis Descensus Averno deck in glass on pedestal
Also published here 1897 New Era Card Tricks 108
Unknown The Obedient Card
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 111
Unknown The New Rising Cards From The Hand fake finger
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 202
Unknown Second Method hole in half the pack
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 204
Unknown The Excelsior Rising Cards gaffed table
1897 New Era Card Tricks 207
Unknown A Comedy of Errors rising cards with cards turning over and transforming during rise, acrobatic gimmicks that can be palmed off
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 211
Unknown The Turning Card card rising out of deck visibly turns over
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 262
Carl Willmann Willmann's Mechanik zur springenden Karte deck put in hat or breast pocket, selected cards jump out
May 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 69
Unknown The Cards Rising Through The Air selected cards rise from pack and float into performer's hand
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 205
Unknown The Rising Cards and Tumbler solo or with assistant
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 209
Unknown The Hand of Cagliostro model of hand used in rising card presentation
Variations 1897 New Era Card Tricks 217
Unknown Die mysteriöse Geisterhand wax puppet hand pulls cards out of deck à la rising cards
Related to Dec. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 88
Unknown The Fountain of Cards cards jump out of tumbler
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 200
Unknown Gravity Defied cards cling to hand, pin
Related to 1897 New Era Card Tricks 97
Unknown The Hypnotised Card deck cuts itself at chosen card on table, hair
1897 New Era Card Tricks 68
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger in der Hand first finger pushes up card, fake finger, all fingers apparently visible
Inspired by Apr. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 53
Carl Willmann Die Einwirkung des Luftzuges auf eine Karte thread attached with wax to borrowed deck
May 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 69
Unknown Die neue Haarkarte
Oct. 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 10) 149
Unknown Die Kartenbrücke No. 3, deck spread out between hands about fifty cm, stays suspended, secret rubber band/thread set-up
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 65
Unknown Der Kartenteller No. 5, three cards chosen, deck placed on plate and covered with paper or handkerchief, selections shoot out from plate into audience one by one, secret mechanism at bottom of plate
Related to 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 68
Unknown Der verschwindende Teufelskopf No. 4, six devils depicted on illustration, head of one vanishes, can be moved on invisible threads similar to moving pip cards
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 118
Unknown Die Zuschauer als Kartenkünstler No. 1, deck in glass held by spectator, three selected cards rise one by one, clockwork in fake deck
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 60
Carl Willmann Thread Rising Card without assistant
Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 176
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die Kartenfontaine No. 4, card fountain from bare hand
Also published here 1900 Der Amateurzauberer 67
Phantome Ein niedliches Kartenkunststückchen Queen of Hearts chosen, King of Hearts rises out of deck, rubber band
Dec. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 181
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli III. Aus dem papierenen Königreich card is balanced on hat, deck is divided into two glasses and card floats from glas to glas, two cards are placed under two plates and the cards change places, selection is placed inside a book and performer shows envelope with miniature duplicate with correct page number and part of the text on that page written on it
1. Die Karten-Balance
2. Die Karte als Königin der Luft (with assistant)
3. Die Kartenwanderung
4. Eine magische Hypnose
1902 Moderne Magie 80
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards card floats into hand, two methods (with or without reel)
1902 The Modern Conjurer 119
Howard Thurston Thurston's Kartensteiger floats out of deck into hand
Related to May 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 67
Unknown Card Rising from the Hand
1902 The Expert at the Card Table 170
Phantome Ein moderner Erfinder - 2./3. card rises
Related to Jan. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 10
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab als Kartensteiger four cards selected from examined deck and returned, deck placed in houlette that is stuck on a wand, selections rise one by one, last one sinks and rises again
Variations June 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 84
Unknown The Rising Card Trick assistant
1902 The Modern Conjurer 113
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger im Glas
Aug. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 115
Fortuné Hechinger Zu Thurston's Kartensteiger different thread hookup
Related to Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 147
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger auf der Flasche houlette construction on top of bottle
Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 149
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
Carl Willmann Die Königin der Luft I. card rises sideways out of deck that is held in one hand and floats across to other hand
Nov. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 164
Carl Willmann Die Königin der Luft II. two glasses on two chairs, deck put in one, card rises and floats across into other glass and back
Dec. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 179
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger mit Sandwerk sand pours down inside hollow stand to affect rise of card (hopefully)
Jan. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 3
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger-Rahmen auf Fuss houlette construction, card pushed out from below
Feb. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 2) 19
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger auf dem Rücken einer Person deck attached to back of stooge, card rise out
Related to Mar. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 3) 36
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger in der Hand gaffed block with knob on back that can be pulled down with a finger so a card is pushed out
May 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 67
Emil Clauß Zum "Zauberstab als Kartensteiger" routine ending
Inspired by June 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6) 84
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger mit mechanischen Karten three cards chosen, Kings comes out and takes a bow (animation gaff), Queen sinks back down and comes up again (weight in card), third card is missing a corner which reappears visibly, fourth card rises reversed and visibly turns over
July 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 7) 98
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk clockwork in deck for rising card
Related toVariations Aug. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 8) 116
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk part two
Related to Sep. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 9) 132
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk part three, patter
Related to Oct. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 10) 146
Carl Willmann Das Bouquet als Kartensteiger deck in middle of flower bouquet, cards rise out of deck
Apr. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 51
Carl Willmann Der Kartensteiger in der Kassette glass casket/houlette hanging from two ribbons
June 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6) 83
Phantome Variation zur "Steigenden Karte" deck placed between two vest buttons, card rises out perpendicularly sideways, duplicate rises from within vest
Oct. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 10) 148
Unknown Die magnetischen Karten three cards taken and apparently magnetised, they cling to each other, making a row of three cards that is held at the top, threads across back
Apr. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 4) 53
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards five cards rise out of deck and float into hand one by one
  • First Method
  • Second Method for Stage
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 88
Unknown Jumping Card from Deck card sleeve with rubber band in deck, rubber band locked until needed, then card jumps out
June 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 88
Ernst Ehrhardt Die aufdrängliche Karte "Ernst Erhard", card rises out of cased deck, slit in case, as out for missed classic force
Jan. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 3
Emil Clauß Zum Kartensteiger mit Uhrwerk routine for mechanical clockwork rising cards
Inspired by Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 131
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, so-called de Kolta Rising Cards,
Dec. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 12) 191
Unknown The Rising Card Trick several selections
1904 Modern Card Manipulation 81
Buatier de Kolta, Richard Pannwitz, Karl Meyer, Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Der Kartensprudel nach Kolta improvements by Pannwitz, Meyer and Rohnstein
Oct. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 10) 153
Unknown Card Balancing single card (gaffed) or deck (ungaffed) stand upright
1909 The Art of Magic 23
Unknown The Valladon Cards on Glass cards adhere to sheet of glass, spectator shoots on glass but candle goes out, performer shoots and all cards drop except selections
1909 The Art of Magic 235
Unknown Resurrection of the Cards four selection burnt, ashes in glass, restored cards "walk" out of glass
1909 The Art of Magic 207
William G. Edwards Named Card Rise mentioned without method
1909 The Art of Magic 211
John Northern Hilliard The Rising Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 183
T. Nelson Downs The Tattling of Toto six selections, penny in glass jumps up and down to communicate with performer
Inspired by
  • French magazine "The Illusioniste"
1909 The Art of Magic 184
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta's New Rising Cards three selections, card fountain finale
Related toVariations 1909 The Art of Magic 194
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta's Rising Cards three selections
Related to 1909 The Art of Magic 191
Prof. Duprez, Harry Stork The Rising Cards in the Swinging Houlette
1909 The Art of Magic 198
Howard Thurston, J. N. Thornton The Thurston Rising Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 202
John Northern Hilliard Anywhere Rising Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 204
Martin Chapender Chapender's Rising Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 208
Hugh Mulloy Mulloy Rising Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 210
Morgan H. Winans Winans' Rising Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 210
Unknown Further Rising Card Methods without Assistant
1909 The Art of Magic 210
Unknown Obliging Bouquet "one of Alexander Herrmann's masterpieces", selections rises out of real flower bouquet held by spectator
1909 The Art of Magic 211
Harry Stork Another Method as performed by Kellar
1909 The Art of Magic 197
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der fliegende Gedanke selection flies out of deck, spring mechanism
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 194
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der verschwundene König card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 186
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die drei Kräfte three chosen cards vanish from deck, arrive in pocket, deck vanishes (in topit type space) and appears in pocket, three selections rise one with corner torn off that visible restores, a card is shot with pistol into candle
Also published here 1910 Kartenkünste 196
Unknown To Make Selected Cards Jump Out of the Pack cards jump out of a special card box apparatus
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 118
Unknown Other Changing Cards
1911 Modern Card Manipulation 107
Joseph Michael Hartz The Automatic Rising Cards mechanical deck with wheels
Also published here 1911 Later Magic 703
Carl Willmann Rising Cards mechanical deck
Related to 1911 Later Magic 709
Carl Willmann Rising Cards mechanical deck
1911 Magical Titbits 168
Joseph Michael Hartz The Automatic Rising Cards mechanical deck with wheels
Also published here 1911 Magical Titbits 163
Stanley Collins The Siamese Bloodstone deck in hat, which is balanced on edge of a plate, selected cards jump from hat
1915 Original Magical Creations 41
Stanley Collins Will! fifteen cards stick to the hand, all fall except three selections, gaffed card and ring
1915 Original Magical Creations 36
Al Baker The Pack that cuts itself thread
1920s The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue The Twenty-Five Dollar Manuscript) 470
Louis Nikola Human Magnetism Rising Card, make chosen card rise out of deck
1927 The Nikola Card System 25
Tom Sellers The Magnetised Cards cards stick to hand
1927 Tricks That Work 7
Jack Merlin The Pack that Cuts Itself cut packs itself at selection, hair
1927/28 Merlin's Master Miracles 9
Oswald Rae Say It with Flowers ring is dropped in a glass under handkerchief and vanishes, then card is selected and duplicate rises from a jumbo deck in a houlette, performer makes a hole in the card and produces some flowers where spectator's ring is attached to, houlette on ribbon
Also published here
  • " Say It with Flowers" in "The Linking Ring"
1930 Original Magic 33
Laurie Ireland Effects and Methods of Producing Cards - Any Card Called Rises from Deck brief, memorized deck
1931 Ireland Writes a Book 18
Tom Sellers The Super Rising Cards ungaffed houlette and rubber tipped wand
Variations 1931 Sellers' Secrets 19
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 And Yet Again - The Rising Cards cards rise, last one floats out, gaff in sleeve for last card
1933 Card Manipulations (Issue 1) 4
Al Baker Al Baker's Rising Cards
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 78
Al Baker The Pack that cuts itself thread
1933 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 73
Tom Sellers A New Jumping Card Trick jumps from pack
1934 Card Tricks That Work 3
Tom Sellers The Laughable Rising Card nose drags card up
1934 Card Tricks That Work 8
Sam Leo Horowitz Rising Card - The Horowitz Thumb Method from fan
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 50
Unknown The Broadway Rise - A New Impromptu Rising Card Effect rises at right angle
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 51
Unknown A Rising Card Comedy apparently invisible thread makes card move
1934 Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 52
Tom Sellers New Magnetic Card card adheres to pencil
1935 Quick Tricks 23
Unknown The Rising Pack from case, thread
1935 Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 96
Clement de Lion The Danish Force comedy force with rising card rubber band gimmick or thread
1936 Card Manipulations (Issue 5) 159
Unknown A Rising Card card pushed down in tapered glass rises out again, pressure
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 93
Unknown Under Cover card rises under handkerchief
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 171
Unknown The Mene Tekel Deck - 6. basic application
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 257
Unknown Magnetized Card cards cling to finger and are dragged out of deck, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 267
Unknown Another Rising Card control to top with stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 271
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card plunger, reprinted from Genii, Sept 1936
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 328
Louis Lam The El-El Rising Card Novelty variation of right little-finger rise using cigarette
1937 Watch Me Closely 29
Unknown Sundry wrong card rises and transforms into right one, double facer
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 131
Unknown Rising Card cryptic comment, stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 275
J. F. Orrin The Pocket Rising Card card rises from breast pocket, thread, Menetekel Deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 259
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Rising Card from Tumbler weighted thread gimmick
1937 The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 69
Dr. A. L. Smith Mesmerized Cards cards cling to hand, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 106
Unknown, Burling Hull The Magnetized Cards card attached to hand, three methods
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 353
Tom Sellers The Magnetized Cards card attached to hand
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 353
Unknown The Animated Card card "walks" out of deck, thread and stripper deck
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 266
Unknown Method No. 3. Card Rising from Hand to Hand Hair and Wax Pellet, card floats through air to other hand
1938 Greater Magic 389
Unknown Method No. 4. From a Glass Hair and Wax Pellet, card floats through air from glass to hand
1938 Greater Magic 390
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards The Aerial Cards, floating across stage with named cards (assistant)
1938 Greater Magic 412
Unknown A Method for Parlor The Aerial Cards, floating card
1938 Greater Magic 413
Unknown A Second Method The Aerial Cards, floating card, no assistant
1938 Greater Magic 413
Unknown The Queen of the Air The Aerial Cards, card floating from one table to another
1938 Greater Magic 414
Cardini Method No. 8. The Cardini Rise card jumps out of hat
1938 Greater Magic 397
M. Guimard M. Guimard's Method fine wire loops at all cards
1938 Greater Magic 414
M. Ceillier M. Ceillier's Method card index
1938 Greater Magic 415
A.P. Neyhart The "Neyhart" Houlette fine mechanical solution
1938 Greater Magic 416
Robert Stull The Stull Rising Card Trick best for jumbo cards, electrical
1938 Greater Magic 423
Samuel C. Hooker Dr. Hooker's Impossiblities reprinted from "The Sphinx", description of performance
1938 Greater Magic 424
Unknown Method No. 1. Card Rise from the Pack Held in the Left Hand
1938 Greater Magic 392
Unknown Method No. 2. The Little Finger Rise
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 392
Sam Leo Horowitz Method No. 3. The Thumb Rise from fan
1938 Greater Magic 394
Unknown Method No. 4. A Comedy Rising Card not so deceptive, more a production
1938 Greater Magic 395
Baffles Brush Method No. 9. Card Rising Through a Handkerchief ungaffed
1938 Greater Magic 397
Unknown Method No. 10. Card Rises from Card Case Tied to Performer's Hand
1938 Greater Magic 398
Jack McMillen Method No. 11. The "Plunger" Rising Cards with or without handkerchief, including an easier variation with wax
1938 Greater Magic 400
Unknown Method No. 5. The Fluted Glass hole in glass
1938 Greater Magic 396
Unknown Method No. 6. The Window Pack slit in whole deck
1938 Greater Magic 396
Unknown Method No. 7. Wand and Houlette ungaffed
1938 Greater Magic 396
Unknown Special Cards one glued long card, handkerchief
1938 Greater Magic 402
Joseph Michael Hartz The Mechanical Pack brief description of solid deck with rubber wheels
1938 Greater Magic 403
Donald Holmes The Holmes Spindle little mechanism that's attached to rim of glass
1938 Greater Magic 404
Unknown The Card Case and Finger Tip case with slit, finger tip with needle
Related to 1938 Greater Magic 405
Unknown The Wand and Glass Houlette metall spring in wand that holds houlette
1938 Greater Magic 405
Unknown The "Lyre" Rising Cards trickling sand principle as mechanism, houlette
1938 Greater Magic 405
Unknown The Walking-Stick Rising Cards trickling sand principle as mechanism, houlette
1938 Greater Magic 406
Harlan Tarbell The "Sandu" Rising Cards trickling sand principle as mechanism, in glass on table
1938 Greater Magic 407
Val Evans The Tray and Houlette steel spring pushes up card
1938 Greater Magic 407
Henry Gordien The Gordien Rising Cards gramophone motor attached to table, thread
1938 Greater Magic 408
Unknown Method No. 1 cards freely chosen, no assistant, from glass
1938 Greater Magic 370
M. Laissus Method No. 2 cards freely chosen, no assistant, from glass
1938 Greater Magic 374
Unknown Method No. 3 cards freely chosen, no assistant, from glass
1938 Greater Magic 375
Unknown Method No. 4. The Book Houlette cards freely chosen, no assistant, from book
1938 Greater Magic 376
Unknown, Robert Heller Method No. 1. Packet of Duplicate Cards Concealed on the Table Duplicates of Forced Cards Rise, several variations and presentational ideas:
  • With an Assistant and without
  • By Fanning the Deck
  • Pip Change
  • Addressing the Queen
  • Card Rises Reversed then Turns Around
  • The Blank Card Gag
  • The Broomstick Rise (by Robert Heller)
  • With a Silk in the Glass
1938 Greater Magic 377
Unknown Method No. 2. Threaded Packet from Vest Pocket Duplicates of Forced Cards Rise, No Assistant
1938 Greater Magic 380
Unknown Method No. 3. With a Borrowed Pack Duplicates of Forced Cards Rise, No Assistant
1938 Greater Magic 381
Unknown Method No. 4. Card Rise Spontaneously from the Vest Pocket Duplicates of Forced Cards Rise, No Assistant
1938 Greater Magic 382
Unknown Method No. 5. Chosen Card Rises from Pack Held in the Hand Duplicates of Forced Cards Rise, No Assistant, hole through whole deck
1938 Greater Magic 382
Buatier de Kolta, Harry Stork Method No. 6. The All Rising Cards all cards jump out of class, card fountain, discussion of methods with details for some
  • Buatier DeKolta
  • Harry Stork
  • third method
1938 Greater Magic 383
Unknown Method No. 7. The Swinging Rising Cards Duplicates of Forced Cards Rise, No Assistant, houlette is attached at string and swings back and forth
1938 Greater Magic 385
Unknown Method No. 8. The Joker Rising Card Trick ABC cards rise that spell out JOKER
1938 Greater Magic 386
Unknown Method No. 9. The Celebrity Rising Card Trick ABC cards rise that spell out a chosen celebrity
1938 Greater Magic 386
Professor Alberti Method No. 1. The "Alberti" Method Hair and Wax Pellet
1938 Greater Magic 387
Adrian Plate Method No. 2. Adrian Plate's Method Hair and Wax Pellet
1938 Greater Magic 388
Unknown Method No. 5. Tube and Thread Hair and Wax Pellet, tube with thread in it (weight on one end) is hidden in clothing
1938 Greater Magic 391
Unknown Method No. 6. The Wand and Rising Card Hair and Wax Pellet, hollow wand with thread in it (weight on one end)
1938 Greater Magic 391
Unknown The Hand Houlette houlette and cards ungaffed, one gimmicked card
1938 Greater Magic 410
Dr. Jacob Daley The Card Windlass or Reel handling for the gaffed method (windlass or Thornton Reel), originally from "Art of Magic"
1938 Greater Magic 426
Tom Sellers The Impromptu Rising Card alternative handling with wax
1939 Scots Magic 7
Theodore Annemann, Holden The Rising Card credits see p. 461
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 459
Theodore Annemann, Thirteen of Magic Authentical rubber banded deck stands on edge during rise
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 73) 487
Tom Sellers New Rising Cards deck wrapped in newspaper, duplicates
1939 Scots Magic 8
Jean Hugard The Rising Cards and Glass Bottle deck placed in cut-open glass bottle, selections rise one by one while bottle is held by spectator
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 22
Henry E. Ebel A Prepared Knob for the Cane reel
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 92
George Delaney A Magnetic Personality
  • magnetic/mesmerised cards
  • buzzing sound when touching metal
  • fire flash in the dark
1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 438
Theodore Annemann On Hooker's Rising Effect some gossip
1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 87) 552
Billy O'Connor Rising Cards using "Instanto" deck
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 678
Unknown The One-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
1940 Expert Card Technique 207
Unknown The Two-Hand Plunger Rising Cards
Related to 1940 Expert Card Technique 211
Jack McMillen The Witchcraft Card Rise from behind, bent, interesting
Also published here 1940 Expert Card Technique 212
Clayton Rawson Sixth Finger Card Rise
Related to 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 78) 511
Jean Hugard The Hugard Rising Cards three cards
1940 Expert Card Technique 201
Charlie Miller The Mesmerised Cards thread & wax
1940 Expert Card Technique 205
Ralph W. Read Control hinge
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 695
Al Baker The Knife Dial to find a card in the spread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 166
Al Baker The Walking and Jumping Card thread
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 162
Al Baker The Swinging Rising Cards for Club Work, with hanging houlette
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 168
R. M. Jamison The Cards Rise Again two cards, thread, houlette
1941 More Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 37
Al Baker The Magician at Home thread, on the floor (!)
1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 147
Unknown The Rising Card Escape deck cased and tied to hand
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 194
Jean Hugard The Aerial Cards - Jean Hugard Method three cards rise out of the deck and float into other hand
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 23
Audley Walsh Two
  • presentation for vanishing a rabbit with the break-away box
  • invisible hair attached to deck, one card rises and is levered again
Also published here 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 39
Tom Sellers The Rising Cards fake thumb and houlette
1942 That's Good! 7
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Keith Clark, Al Flosso, George Krage, a coin trick, a card rising gag by Henry Gordien and a joke by Al Plough
1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 13) 54
Eddie Joseph The Popinjay rubber banded deck tossed up and selection shoots out halfway, repeated with other selections
1942 Greater Card Tricks 67
Howard Thurston Howard Thurston Rising Cards cards rise and float into hand
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 250
Paul Fox, Harlan Tarbell Superba Rising Cards four cards rise and float into hand
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 255
Howard Thurston Thurston's Floating Card card floats up and down, thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 257
Harlan Tarbell Magnetic Rising Cards cards rise by touching deck with gaffed wand (page 63)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 64
Cardini Cardini's Rising Cards five cards, rubber band between two cards
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 229
Unknown The Rising Cards and Card Case half the pack and case have holes
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 237
Tommy Dowd Tommy Dowd's Rising Cards cards rise while isolated in two glasses
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 265
Louis Tannen A Pack Full Of Pep deck from case, rubber
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 235
Unknown Rising Deck From Card Case thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 234
Keith Clark Rising Card from the Pocket from breast pocket
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 241
Unknown Rising Cards from Glass Goblet three cards, with loop moves, variation with assistant (page 249)
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 243
Al Baker Rising Cards from Goblet - Al Baker Method different hook up
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 249
Henry Gordien Rising Cards from Goblet - Henry Gordien Method different hook up
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 250
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta Card Fountain all cards except one jump out of glass, thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 259
Harry Stork Harry Stork Card Fountain cards jump out of glass
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 261
Jean Hugard Jean Hugard's Card Fountain cards jump out of glass, thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 263
Bob Hummer Bob Hummer's Whirling Card
Also published here 1943 Hummer's Whirling Card 2
Howard Thurston The Thurston Switch deck switch with assistant, here in context of rising card trick
1943 25 Methods for Switching Decks 3
Unknown Threadless
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Unknown Impromptu Rising Card
Dec. 1943 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 7) 32
Unknown Rising-Card-Box Switch switch after rising card effect
1943 25 Methods for Switching Decks 12
Tom Sellers Two Card Rise
1943 Magical Mixture 21
Tom Sellers Magnetised Cards cling to hand
1943 Magical Mixture 5
Unknown Rising Cards through Handkerchief
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 251
Jean Hugard The Balanced Deck deck balanced on hand
Related to Aug. 1944 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 66
R. M. Jamison Speedy card vanishes from deck and raises from coat breast pocket
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 74) 301
Sid Fleischman, Robert "Bob" J. Gunther The Impromptu Floating Card card floats over palm up hands
Variations 1945 My Best 63
Jack McMillen The J.M. Rising Card with handkerchief, plunger
1945 My Best 64
Larry Arcuri Your Card business card rises out of cased deck, gag presentation "I will find your card"
Oct. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 5) 158
Charles Arbuthnot Rising Cards From Houlette
1945 My Best 59
Verne Chesbro Mechanico Rising Cards
1945 My Best 60
Peter Warlock My Best Rising Cards chair thread set-up
1945 My Best 66
Joe Karson The Floating Queen card floats behind the fingers
Related to 1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 128
John Prince Mendes Shooting Card card shoots out of deck which is held by spectator in performer's hand, reel
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 132
Unknown Rising Cards out of Hat selections rise out of hat
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 152
Harlan Tarbell Haunted House Rising Cards deck put in small house, selections rise through chimney...
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 154