81 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Skill Demonstration / Card on Ceiling or Wall
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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 La Carte Clouée au Mur d'un Coup de Pistolet corner torn of selection, then nail is marked and loaded into a gun, cards sprung into the air and selection is nailed to the wall, corner matches, with assistant
1784 La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 15
Unknown To Nail a Chosen Card to the Wall
1876 Modern Magic 77
Unknown The Black Velvet Banner three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1889 Tricks with Cards 196
Unknown The Velvet Cloth for the Production of Cards three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1890 More Magic 109
Unknown Eine gezogene Karte an die Wand festzunageln No. 25, deck thrown to wall, selection remains thumb tacked at wall
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 31
Unknown Die Spiegelkarte deck thrown onto mirror, selection sticks, mirror broken when card is removed and restored
Related to July 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 7) 101
Unknown Die an die Thür genagelte Karte deck thrown at door and selection remains nailed there with thumbtack
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 78
Unknown Die Spiegelkarte deck thrown against mirror, it breaks and card appears on mirror, mirror is repaired
Related to 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 169
Unknown Die Kartenscheibe deck thrown on board by spectator, selection remains stuck on board
Variations 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 185
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster "Der Deutsche Reichsadler" deck thrown on board with bird drawing by spectator, selection remains stuck on board
Inspired by 1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 186
Unknown The Cards and Mirror deck thrown on mirror, three selections stick to it
1897 New Era Card Tricks 171
Unknown The Card and Broken Mirror deck thrown on mirror, it breaks and card sticks to mirror, mirror restored
1897 New Era Card Tricks 265
Unknown Der behexte Spiegel deck thrown against mirror, selection sticks to mirror
June 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 12) 188
Unknown Der elektrische Kartenspiegel No. 10, mirror hangs on stage, deck thrown on it and selection clings to it, drops on command, electro magnet, alternative handling with battery on back and mirror in hand
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 80
Unknown New Methods of Concluding Card Tricks - First Method chewing gum
1909 The Art of Magic 43
Theodore Annemann Thoughts in General: Card on Ceiling see page 172 for suggestion by Scotty Lang
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 18) 101
Sigmund Krumgold Odd Event
1940 The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 102) 617
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Card Target spectator throws cards at target, selection sticks there
1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 25
Theodore Annemann The Card on the Ceiling wax
1943 Full Deck of Impromptu Card Tricks 1
Ed Reno "Tack It" deck thrown at board held by spectator
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 231
Unknown Card on the Ceiling wax
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 235
James F. Herpick, Jack Thimbleny Improved Card on the Ceiling
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 236
Unknown Card on the Wall
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 238
Unknown The Card, Card Case, and Board
1943/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 240
Bill Nord Card Trick from Sphinx deck put on the wall held by flash paper, when ignited all cards fall down except selection
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 55) 227
Harry Mendoza Card on the Wall chosen card tacked to the wall
1945 My Best 24
Unknown Magnetizing A Card Sticking a playing card to a wall with static electricity
1949 Tricks and Stunts With Playing Cards 8
Don Alan Stuck Up Card card on wall, thumb tack
1951 Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 16
Jay Marshall Card on Ceilling tape method
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 22
Howard Bamman The Impromptu Card on the Wall with tack
1956 Pretty Sneaky 8
Henry Bihari Card on Board thumb-tack
1957 26 Originals 15
Charlie Miller The Tack Trick thumb tack
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 54
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks "Karte an die Wand" card is unseen an put in pocket, second deck is thrown at a wall and same card as selection is found pinned on the wall
Also published here 1961 Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 67
J. W. Sarles Card on Ceiling Idea wax on ceiling
Nov. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 64
Murry Graham Rough Smooth Card on Ceiling not-so-serious idea
Dec. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 2) 71
Unknown Card on the Wall saliva
1972 The Living End 7
A. P. Johnson Card Hypnotism selection sticks to the wall
1972 The Living End 53
Unknown Card on the Ceiling
1972 The Living End 90
Karl Fulves Workshop (1) card vanishes from deck and appears on ceiling, posed as a problem
Related to 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 13) 48
Harry Lorayne Miscellaneous Magic with Card on Ceiling story
1977 The Magic Book 240
Michael Skinner Die Karte an der Deck uses rubber band idea by Carl Zamloch, wax on ring
Also published here
  • "The Transfixed Card" in "Genii" Vol. 33, Nr. 5. P. 203, 1969.
1979 Das Mike Skinner / Piet Forton Seminarheft (Issue Das Mike Skinner Seminarheft) 1
John Carney Over My Head
1979 Conjuror's Journal 9
Michael Ammar Indoor Baseball card on board, thumb tack
Also published here 1980 Encore I 7
Michael Ammar Coin on Ceiling also as a kicker for card on ceiling with card corner
Also published here 1981 Encore II 11
Michael Skinner The Transfixed Card without mess, credit information
1982 Intimate Magic 25
Bob Chesbro Card on the Ceiling deck and thumb tack thrown to ceiling simultaneously
1982 The Tipnician 38
John Kennedy Card Missile cards are tossed through newspaper, selections is stuck into wall
1983 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 45
Michael Ammar Card on Ceiling
1983 Encore III 69
Jay Bedsworth Hit The Ceiling! using thumb tack
May 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 913
Gaëtan Bloom The Card on the Human Wall Deck thrown on a styrofoam board hung on spectator's back as a human wall, selected card is left stuck on wall. Card then changes into second selection
1986 Gaetan Bloom 86 6
Ken Simmons Banded Card on Ceiling card on ceiling has previously vanishes rubber band around it
1987 Riffling the Pasteboards — Again! 68
John Kennedy Behind Glass card through window
1987 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 10) 18
John C. Wagner Entertainment Tacks
1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 1
Doc Eason The $100 Card On Ceiling Thru Ceiling Fan
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 15
José Carroll Triple Tack...er three selections nailed to board, when deck is thrown towards it
Also published here 1991 52 Lovers — Volume II 110
Michael Ammar Coin on Ceiling also as a kicker for card on ceiling with card corner
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 93
Michael Ammar Indoor Baseball card on board, thumb tack
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 189
Douglas Cameron Wax Steal from Shoe
1992 Profile (Issue 10) 7
Karl Norman Card on the Ceiling
Also published here 1993 Fechter 162
Vanni Bossi Card on the Ceiling idea to enhance effect
1995 Vanni Bossi Lecture Notes 6
Joe Scott, Paul LePaul The Card on the Wall with gimmick to get thumb tack into signed card
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 105
Jon Allen High Society though of card on ceiling
1995 Jon Allen's Lecture — The Director's Cut 10
Karl Norman Card On Ceiling
Also published here 1995 40 Years at the Forks 20
John West From Lapel To Wall interesting effect variation
Feb. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 2) 2605
Karl Fulves Flight Deck four jacks and three sixes, one jack vanishes, it is found stuck to ceiling
1997 The Vampire Papers 135
Ellis Stanyon Nailing Chosen Card to the Door No. 13
Variations 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 24
Karl Fulves Supplementary Note using tape
Inspired by 1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 24
Ellis Stanyon On the Ceiling No. 18, wax
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 26
Ellis Stanyon Nailing a Chosen Card to the Wall No. 8, duplicate card with pin already in it palmed to deck
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 159
Ellis Stanyon The Sticking Pack of Cards No. 47, deck thrown against wall to which it sticks, then cards rise out of deck
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 184
Karl Fulves Single Ceiling "Problems"
throwing a single card to ceiling and it sticks, posed as a problem
2000 Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 78
Bill Spooner An Out-Of-Deck Experience three cards chosen, one signed, cards jump out one by one, card con ceiling finale
2000 Card File Two 117
Jack Chanin Card on Ceiling Method
2000 Card File Two 120
David Ben Card On Ceiling
2003 Tricks 74
Román García La Carta en el Techo with chewing gum that is spit while cards are thrown into the air
2010 Nanomagias 157
Dr. Stanley Jaks Card on the Wall card is unseen an put in pocket, second deck is thrown at a wall and same card as selection is found pinned on the wall
Also published here 2014 The Incredible Dr. Jaks 115
Vanni Bossi Fresco rubber-banded deck, novel wax management
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 57
Vanni Bossi Tack-Card Gimmick card holding a thumb tack
2016 The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 106
José Carroll The Triple Tacker three selections nailed to board, when deck is thrown towards it
Also published here 2019 52 Lovers — Through the Looking-Glass 242
Peter Gröning Spiked paper nailed to wall, card signed and vanished, it appears nailed to wall behind paper
  • An enhanced handling (both sides of card signed)
2020 Resigned to Miracles 74