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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
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
Fortuné Hechinger Zu Thurston's Kartensteiger different thread hookup
Related to Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 147
P. T. Selbit, Howard Thurston A Novel Watch Trick borrowed watch wrapped in paper, travels into hat
Also published here
  • "The Magician's Handbook" (Selbit)
1903 Later Magic 163
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
Howard Thurston, J. N. Thornton The Thurston Rising Cards
1909 The Art of Magic 202
Howard Thurston The Inexhaustible Hat producing several inflated balloons from hat, gas tube system
1909 The Art of Magic 333
Unknown Newspaper Clippings on Howard Thurston
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 112
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards The Aerial Cards, floating across stage with named cards (assistant)
1938 Greater Magic 412
Howard Thurston Howard Thurston Rising Cards cards rise and float into hand
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 250
Howard Thurston Thurston's Floating Card card floats up and down, thread
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 257
Howard Thurston The Thurston Switch deck switch with assistant, here in context of rising card trick
1943 25 Methods for Switching Decks 3
Howard Thurston Production from the Palm classic type palm
1946 Card Control 129
Johnny Paul, Howard Thurston, Richard Du Bois The Card on the Wall No. 100, card is forced using partial numerical stack (even values only)
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 191
Howard Thurston, Oscar Weigle Dice Will Tell No. 109, selection found by roll of dice
1950 Scarne on Card Tricks 210
Jay Marshall Back Talk on Howard Thurston, The Yock, Jardine Ellis (short bio), Wilford Hutchinson, Al Monroe, Houdini, T. Nelson Downs
1956 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 335) 151
Don Tanner, Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Howard Thurston, Magi-Fest
1960 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 234
Don Tanner The Back Room on Howard Thurston, Benjamin Franklin, card throwing, Magic Dealer Association, gag by Dr. Belanger, J. E. Johannson suggests using flower pots for cups and balls, Magic Handbook, U. F. Grant
1962 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 372) 318
Paul Curry Chapter Three: The Magician's Image on Alexander Herrmann, Hoffmann's Modern Magic, Harry Kellar, Howard Thurston
1965 Magician's Magic 37
Sol Stone, Howard Thurston Continuous Coin Production & Vanish
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 254
Howard Thurston Tree to Girl Transformation small tree to girl, behind cloth
1974 The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 8
Karl Fulves Howard Thurston
1977 The Magic Book 185
Michael Weber Powers of Dimness index fingers on spectator's eyelids, ashtray starts to levitate
Related to
  • Howard Thurston's "200 Tricks You Can Do" p. 180
1991 Life Savers 71
Howard Thurston Howard Thurston Rising Cards cards in glass, selection jumps out, different versions
Related to 1991 Knowing The Rising Cards 6
Si Stebbins Si Stebbins Setup Syrian card manipulator Selim Cid taught Si Stebbins a version of the setup in 1895. Popularised by Howard Thurston in Howard Thurston's Card Tricks, 1901.
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 321
Howard Thurston Eggs from Bowler Hat - First Method: Thurston's Original Version credit information
Related to
  • "The Egg and Hat Trick" (Walker, Up To Date Conjuring, 1920)
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 57
Val Andrews, Howard Thurston The Egg of Christopher Columbus (or the Self-balancing Egg) - Second Method: Andrews and Thurston ring under cloth
Also published here
  • Egg Bags and Egg Gags, p. 14
  • Howard Thurston, 400 Tricks You Can Do, 1940, p. 103
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 93
Unknown Eggs, Spool, and Glasses - First Method eggs balanced on tubes on tray on top of glasses, tray whipped away
Also published here
  • Howard Thurston, 400 Tricks You Can Do, p. 104
2002 The Encyclopedia of Egg Magic 99
Jim Steinmeyer Genii Speaks Dai Vernon, Kalin and Jinger's "Real Magic", Lance Burton on The View, vaudeville, Taschen's books The Circus and Magic, Howard Thurston
Aug. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 8) 10