456 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Vanish / Single Card
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Faced-Deck Card Vanish/Switch card put on top of faced deck, deck turned over secretly
1895 50
Das desertierte und wiedereingefangene Ass four Aces shown and lost in deck by spectator, one Ace disappears and travels to spectator's pocket, Diamond spot card masks as Ace with other pips covered by other Aces
Related to 1896 23
Verschwinden und Wiedererscheinen einer Karte card vanishes from deck and appears on back of spectator or performer
Related to 1896 37
Card Vanish at Position spectator remembers card and its position, when re-counted it is no longer there or switched
1896 49
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die verschwundene Karte card selected and returned out of hands, yet it disappears from deck
1896 83
Verkleinerungskarte single card shrinks and vanishes
Related to 1896 139
Die Verwandlungs- und Verkleinerungskarte Queen changes in a Jack, shrinks to half its size and vanishes
1896 151
Der Kartenspiegel card vanishes on mirror, card with mirror on back
1896 182
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Die thatsächlich verschwindende Karte card pull into sleeve
1896 183
Die Kartencigarre card vanishes in the hands, miniature card reappears at end of cigar, it then grows to normal size
1896 184
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Card Vanish under Handkerchief card vanishes from deck under handkerchief by gripping reversed stripper card with handkerchief when removing it
Also published here 1896 227
Dr. Arnfeld Die verschwindende Karte card vanishes from deck, spectator pushes card into clip in deck which is pulled out
Dec. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 12)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Card Vanish under Handkerchief card vanishes from deck under handkerchief by gripping reversed stripper card with handkerchief when removing it
Also published here Mar. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7)
C. Wichmann Pia fraus selection and eleven cards shown, selection vanishes from packet
Sep. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1)
The Changing and Diminishing Card card changes, shrinks, then disappears
1897 229
Julius Kupka Die mystirieuse Karte "Die Kartenschule von Carl Willmann"
card is apparently not in one half of the deck, but then it is, card stuck to back of hand with moisture
Mar. 1899
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 3)
Stripper Vanish selection shuffled back by spectator, deck covered with handkerchief, handkerchief pulled away and reversed stripper card secretly stripped out and removed with handkerchief
Also published here 1900 96
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Auflösung einer Spielkarte card under silk is put on glass tray and vanishes, transparent celluloid card
Dec. 1900
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12)
Hänsel Kastner Der Fächer als Kartenmagnet card vanishes in fan (not a card fan) and reappears from fan
July 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7)
H. F. C. Suhr La carte du diable card vanishes in flash of fire, made from flash paper, ignites by itself
Jan. 1905
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 2)
The Dissolved Card card held under handkerchief is pushed in glass of water by spectator and vanishes, celluloid card
1909 124
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Der verschwundene König card vanishes in deck, then rises (= is pulled from) from behind another single card
Also published here 1910 186
Charles T. Jordan The Spook Card No. 2, card vanishes from small packet, five peek cards
Related to 1920 6
Charles T. Jordan The Vanishing Card No. 5, one of six cards vanishes and appears in performer's pocket
1920 12
Charles T. Jordan Card Vanish via Miscall four cards placed on table, one miscalled and forced
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
Charles T. Jordan The Fade-Out Vanish card from ten-card-packet vanishes
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
Charles T. Jordan Bewildero! spectator remembers card and position from face, then procedure heavy control/steal
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Card Tricks)
Eric F. Impey Mysto - The Masterpiece thought-of card vanishes, thirteen half-waxed pairs in deck, also as named vanish
Also published here 1928 2
Eric F. Impey Turn-It card and its position remembered, card vanishes and reappears, sixteen double facers
1928 5
Tom Sellers Swing spectator remembers bottom card of half that has ben cut off onto case, it vanishes later, card attached to card case that can be pivoted out
1931 19
Eric F. Impey The Flyaway Card selection placed reversed in deck, it changes into another card, selection no longer in deck, reappears reversed
1931 2
In Reverse card vanishes and reappears (color change methodology)
1933 34
Ralph W. Hull Hull's "Hide-Out" Card Sleight showing that a card is apparently missing while spreading through deck, reverse cull
Also published here 1933 4
T. Page Wright Card revelation performer deals through packet or deck, selection has vanished, it reappears face-up in center
1933 10
T. Page Wright Six Card Trick card vanishes in six-card packet and reappears
1933 16
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight!! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 14)
Louis Lam Perplexo "The 'El-El' Disappearance of One or More Cards", selection is put on face-up half and covered with other half, vanishes after separation of halves
1935 4
Pellet Trick No. 23, about ten cards freely chosen and written on pieces of paper that are crumpled up, selections sealed in envelope, one of those papers is chosen and that card vanishes from group of selections or travels to somewhere like pocket
Related to 1935 25
Melrose card vanishes and reappears with "think stop" procedure, sticky substance on finger
1937 108
Flyaway Cards card vanishes and reappears, sticky card
1937 111
Card from Nowhere card to anywhere with duplicate, card vanishes via short card and riffle display
1937 310
Vanishing Card short card
1937 314
The Eclipse Vanish one of five vanishes, saliva
1937 341
Oscar Weigle, John Goodrum The Perfect Card Routine card is forced and vanishes from deck via double facer, duplicate can appear anywhere, employed in three phase routine in which a card turns over, another changes into a selection and the third selection travels into pocket
1937 37
Paul Rosini Saliva Sorcery. I peeked at card disappears and reappears reversed
1938 258
Rub-A-Dub-Dub transformation and vanish
Related toVariations 1940 301
Henry Hardin The Dissolving Card one of five
The Jinx (Issue 97)
Howard Warringer Utility Card Stealing Apparatus card vanish from case, tape in box
Jan. 1940
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Martin Gardner Vanishing and Reappearing Card spectator cuts deck and remembers card, halves placed face-to-face, selection vanishes (cards shown one by one) and reappears
VariationsAlso published here 1940 20
Louis Capiaux Cartes Mechant card to pocket or wallet with lengthy sucker presentation in which an obviously palmed card vanishes from a handkerchief
The Jinx (Issue 139)
Hervel Disparaition d'une carte déchirée dans un sac en papier vanish of pieces of torn card in paper bag, thumb tip with hook
Aug. 1941
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 8)
Paul Curry Force & Vanish with Henry Christ Force double facer
Also published here 1941 8
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Perfect Vanish of a Card also as production, double facer
1942 2
Eddie Joseph Gone Beyond Recognition spectator peeks at a card with a knife, that card vanishes, reproduced from pocket
1942 28
Martin Gardner Vanish and Spell card vanishes and is found via spelling from the top
Related to 1942 14
Martin Gardner Card Vanish Sequence Hide-Out Principle, deck shown in sections, card to vanish is reversed
Related to 1942 14
Martin Gardner A Curious Card Vanish card vanishes from under handkerchief and reappears reversed in deck
1942 28
Century Card Vanishing Paper to vanish few cards
1942/27 92
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
1943 25
The Half-Deck Switch deck switched one half at a time, with back turned towards audience
1943 4
Warren Wiersbe What a Coincidence! selection vanishes, another card is selected which happens to be first card
1944 3
Warren Wiersbe Delayed Discovery selection vanishes, performer then finds cards for color, suit, value of selection, selection reappears reversed
1944 10
Edward Marlo Rub Away with rub vanish
1945 14
Paul Curry Force & Vanish with Henry Christ Force double facer
Also published here 1945 79
Edouard Cartier Cartier's Card Reversal and Spelling selection vanishes and appears reversed when spelled to
Sep. 1945 151
Arthur H. Buckley Lost and Found Experiment No. 18 - card vanishes and is found via second deal stop trick
1946 170
Martin Gardner, Neal Elias Vanishing Card from deck
1946 4
Dr. William Weyeneth Disparition mystérieuse d'une carte dans une enveloppe card vanishes from envelope, followed by german translation "Geheimnisvolles verschwinden einer Karte aus einen Briefumschlag"
Mar. 1946 3
Edward Marlo II. Double Deal Vanish of named card, stacked
1947 35
Edward Marlo IV. Saliva Methods
  • A. Cut Method
  • B. In Spread
  • C. The Peek
1947 36
Edward Marlo V. Double Lift
  • A. From the Peek
  • B. Key Card
  • C. Imperfection
  • D. One Hand
1947 37
Edward Marlo Card Stab card vanishes, then deck is wrapped in newspaper and card stabbed to
Related to 1947 38
Harold E. Haber, Jr. The Lazy Man's Miracle five cards are selected and placed inside envelope, names written on pieces of paper and one selected, that card vanishes from envelope and appears somewhere else
Inspired by
  • Louis Nikola's "An Impudent Imposition" in Percy Naldrett's "Further Expert Magic" 1923.
Also published here
Apr. 1947
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 4 No. 11)
Franklin V. Taylor Hallucination two card change places, then one card held on palm vanishes, just to again appear in the wallet, see p. 377 for corrections
VariationsAlso published here Oct. 1947 361
Paul Curry Thoughts of "Hallucination" various ideas for Taylor's routine
Inspired by Dec. 1947 381
Off Agin, On Agin, Finnegin! card vanishs and reappeares via pass
1948 157
Carmen D'Amico Toss Over Card card is thrown invisible between two reversed cards in the deck
1948/27 86
Tony Slydini Card over the Head card secretly shot above spectator's head
June 1949 555
Paul Rosini Was It There? one of five cards named, it vanishes from the five-card packet, it appears face-up in the deck, repeat with another card which reappears in the pocket
Related to 1950 9
Franklin V. Taylor Frank's Vanish card vanish under handkerchief, scotch tape
Jan. 1954
The Phoenix (Issue 298)
Mariano Palhinha Wherizit three cards with money card in middle held by spectator beneath handkerchief, money card vanishes
1954/27 62
Edward Marlo Card Vanishes from Small Packet
1956 10
Jerry Andrus Effect D vanished card reappears reversed next to another selection
1956 74
Jerry Andrus Disappearance from a Handkerchief lapping, card to pocket
Related to 1956 129
Edward Marlo Vanish from Packet vanishing a card from a packet of five, "Red and Blue Effect"
1957 32
Jerry Andrus Fold Away Card playing card folded up with a 3x4 inch file card, it vanishes and reappears again inside it without creases
1957 3
Jerry Andrus Unexpected Reverse card vanishes between hands an reappears reversed in deck
Also published here 1957 6
Edward Marlo Double Buckle Vanish card vanishes from packet
  • With all Five Cards Face Down
  • With all Cards Face Down
  • With all Cards Face Up
  • To Show all Cards and Reverse the Selection During the Process
  • Devilish Miracle Handling
  • The Triple Buckle Vanish
June 1957
Ibidem (Issue 10)
Everett Lyda Five Card Super Vanish card vanishes from five-card packet and returns, buckle count
1957 15
Edward Marlo Third Example a card vanishes from a small packet
1959 40
Edward Marlo Premonition Not card vanishes from deck and is reproduced from pocket, using deck of double facers with same card on each back (à la Hofzinser), spectator deals through double-faced deck, title taken from reprint
  • First Method (named card vanishes)
  • Second Method (touched card vanishes)
  • Third Method (touched card vanishes, using only a bank of double facers)
  • Fourth Method (named card which is marked and replaced vanishes)
Variations Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
Edward Marlo Atomic Deck Card Vanish peeked card vanishes, using the Atomic Deck (mis-indexed double facer deck)
Related to
  • Joe Berg's Atomic Deck
Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
Edward Marlo Vanishing Card Deck touched card vanishes, spectator counts through deck, it is found in pocket, using a bank of nine double facers
Inspired by Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
Edward Marlo Easy Vanishing Card fifty-one cards roughed on faces, one card on back
Also published here Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
Edward Marlo A Monte Vanish during a Three Card Monte the money card vanishes and appears in pocket, it then transposes with one of the other cards
Dec. 1959
Ibidem (Issue 19)
James Steranko Card Eclipse Chapter Eleven, The Ultimate in Color Change Routines
three routined changes on top of deck, then card vanishes from hand and reappears in deck
1960 76
James Steranko Saliva Vanish reversed card vanishes
1960 89
Cliff Green The Vanish signed card vanishes from face of pack, reappears in pocket
1961 58
Cliff Green The Vanish Absolute from face
1961 60
Edward Marlo A Marlo Miracle card vanishes via double push-off deal, then it is stabbed in paper-wrapped deck
1962 64
Card Vanish Display showing that a card is missing by displaying cards in groups
1962 226
Dai Vernon Slow Motion Card Vanish
1962 29
Dai Vernon Another Smear gum from envelope
1962 55
Don Tanner The Houdini Card using a card box, card in envelope is placed in box vanishes
Related to 1962
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Don Tanner Card in Orange - Cigarette card vanish from card box, brief
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Dr. William Weyeneth Das Verschwinden einer Karte unter einem Hut card vanishes from deck, under a hat
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 23 No. 4)
Jerry Andrus Card to Pocket card and its position in small packet remembered by spectator, card ends up lapped after one deal-through
1964 4
Al Leech Vanishing Card card is rubbed, changes color, vanishes
1965 12
Oscar "Oscarelli" Rey Daumenspitze various brief ideas using a thumb tip
  • Eine Zigarettenverwandlung
  • Inflation - Deflation
  • Der wasserdichte Geldschein
  • Verbrannter Geldschein
  • Der Geldschein als Likörglas
  • Geldscheintrick
  • Würfelzucker-Fabrikation
  • Tuchwanderung
  • Geld und Seidenband
  • Die Geldverlosung
  • Die verschwundene Karte
  • Die verschwundene Zigarette
  • Gelöste Knoten
  • Geldschein im Ei
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 1)
Karl Fulves Prelude explaining "dealing heavy" to audience, then surplus card vanishes
Aug. 1967 114
Edward Marlo Saliva Card Vanish
1968 95
Edward Marlo The Called for Vanish any named card is missing from deck
1968 103
Edward Marlo Improved Named Vanish any named card is missing from deck, sticky substance, four methods
1968 116
Edward Marlo The Gone Ghost silk over deck, glorpy type movement, then selection (ghost) gone
1968 42
Alton Sharpe Impossible Card Vanish card vanishes from pay envelope, slit at bottom
1969 36
Larry Jennings The Turncoat ace of spades vanishes, turns over, changes back, ... in small packet
1969 44
George Lee Single Card Vanish below post card
1969 152
Edward Marlo "Over Here, Of Course!" face-up/face-down packet, selection vanishes, reappears face up
Inspired by
  • "Where Has It Gone" (Hideo Kato, Genii, Sept. 1969)
Related toVariations
Winter 1969
Hierophant (Issue 2)
Eddie Joseph Tacit Command chosen card completely vanishes from a packet, using mirage holdout
1969 328
Eddie Joseph Silky Smooth Card Vanish with handkerchief, using mirage holdout
1969 331
Harry Whitestone Cards Across Tidbit color change as vanish
1969 112
Karl Fulves As A Vanish placing sticky card next to selection with faro, also rough-smooth method
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement)
Edward Marlo Wet Line Vanish or Control selection vanishes or is controlled, saliva handling
1970 88
Edward Marlo Fingertip Vanish fingertip peeked card vanishes, double index card
1970 95
Edward Marlo Pre-Determined Four - Fourth Effect A Fingertip Peeked card vanishes, waxed corner short
1970 107
Edward Marlo The Vanishing Card peeked card vanishes, reappears at chosen number, saliva
1970 116
Edward Marlo Vanishing Card a chosen card vanishes from amongst a packet of five cards, lapping
1970 153
Roy Walton Gone To Earth card vanishes in packet an reappears
Inspired by
  • Hideo Kato's "Where Has It Gone?" (Genii Sept 1970)
Summer 1970
Hierophant (Issue 4)
Paul Swinford Added Thoughts on "Over Here, of Course!"
Inspired by Summer 1970
Hierophant (Issue 4)
Edward Marlo Fly Me To The Moon card vanishes in packet an reappears at chosen position, based on Hideo Kato's "Where Has It Gone?" (Genii Sept 1969), two methods
Summer 1970
Hierophant (Issue 4)
Roger Smith The Greatest Faro Trick of the Century card vanish, straight cut placement, faro shuffle and sticky
Sep. 1970
Necromancer (Vol. 1 No. 2)
Karl Fulves Future Minus odd backed card underneath cardboard, another card signed is put underneath as well, they become one signed odd-backed card
Related toVariations 1971 39
Karl Fulves Future Minus prediction is placed between sandwich cards, selection as well, they turn out to be the same
  • A Variation in Handling
Inspired byRelated to 1971 12
Roger Smith K-S Vanish handling for method 4 of Marlo reference
Inspired by 1971 9
Bob Baxter Rising & Vanishing Card under handkerchief
1972 103
Alex Elmsley The Elmsley Vanish prayer vanish
Mar. 1972
Epilogue (Issue 14)
Karl Fulves Gaffed Cards new type of flap card to vanish a card
1972 17
Billy McComb Eye-Level, One-Man Card Vanish gimmick, similar to Vernon
Related to 1972 6
Traveling Cards Vanish hiding a card while running through the deck
1972 19
Charly Bonda-Gewies Princes-Card Queen between two Jacks vanishes in special case
Variations 1972
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 3)
Luigi Gandrini Princes-Card Queen between two Jacks vanishes in special case, gaff variation
Inspired by 1972
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 33 No. 5)
Jerry K. Hartman Looking Glass Queens Joker amongst Queens packet takes on each Queen’s identity in succession, then vanishes from packet
Inspired by 1972 63
Dai Vernon Vernon's Peek Card Vanish No. 23, moisture on left third finger for card vanish after peek
Related to 1972 11
Dai Vernon Vernon's Sputum Gags No. 46, moisture/saliva application, card vanish and throwing a double in the air
  • Card vanish an peek
  • Sputum color change
  • Throw double and catch in deck
Related to 1972 16
Dai Vernon Vernon's Vanish Of Peeked Card By Sleight Of Hand No. 112, double deal, break picked up during peek, position known afterwards
1972 33
Dr. Jacob Daley Daley's Gone No. 318, one of five cards thought of, it vanishes eventually as cards are shown repeatedly, reappears face up
1972 83
For Elimination Glide Trick With 8 Cards No. 462, unclear, using Collins Aces type move, perhaps selection vanishes from packet
Related to 1972 130
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Mental Trick With Five Cards No. 597, "They usually choose the 5H which is in the middle.", one of five cards thought of, it vanishes and reappears in packet face up
1972 166
John Snyder Dr. Grote's Effect: 2) Snyder ace Yanish in face up pile No. 658-2, cryptic, Aces seem to vanish from four packets
1972 181
Karl Fulves The Looking Glass Aces five cards with Joker, which changes to four aces one at a time and vanishes, for credits see reference
Related toVariations 1973 22
Karl Fulves One As Two gaffed
1973 44
Karl Fulves The Portable Indice gaffed
1973 45
Karl Fulves Ghost Of A Chance selection disappears from hat, betting theme, two methods
1973 75
Karl Fulves Card Vanishes from Envelope see Note 2
1973 75
Lin Searles Impossible Location out-of-hand selection (203rd force), card vanishes and reappears in deck
Related to Autumn 1973
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio)
Martin Gardner Gardner Vanish see also p. 668
Autumn 1973
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio)
Rolf Andra, Mark Weston Go-Kum-Card "after Mark Westen", card vanish, using duplicate
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 1)
Edward Marlo No Future Plus two selections with different back are placed underneath a magazine, the become one card
1974 200
Mike Rogers Minus One odd backed card underneath cardboard, another card signed is put underneath as well, they become one signed odd-backed card
Inspired by Mar. 1974
Epilogue (Issue 20)
Jeff Busby Whispering Joker five cards with joker, joker whispers selection which then vanishes, double facer
Nov. 1974
Epilogue (Issue 22)
Paul Curry The Drawback Vanish with the aid of the drawback double lift
1974 41
Karl Fulves Heavy Traffic prediction vanishes from between two jacks twice, then the chosen card appears between the jacks
Related toVariations 1974 2
Joseph Dunninger, Walter B. Gibson The Spaced-Out Card peeked card vanishes form deck
Magick (Issue 107)
Jerry Andrus Sudden Surprise card vanishes between hands an reappears reversed in deck
Also published here 1974 14
Edward Marlo, Arthur Finley The Missing Hour twelve cards, selection vanishes, two methods
Variations 1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
Dai Vernon Card Vanish card that was peeked at vanishes from deck, uses saliva
Related to 1975 220
Rick Johnsson, Jerry Mentzer Push Down Vanish four cards, one vanishes
1975 8
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof and Was Gone card peeked in IF condition, later selection has vanished
1975 2
Roger Smith The Card That Went Poof - Again card peeked in IF condition, later selection is shown to have vanished and then it reappears
Variations 1975 11
Jerry K. Hartman Easy Go Card Tunnel, card vanishes as it is pushed in perpendicular to the deck
Inspired by 1975 1
Gerald Kosky Vanish and Recovery selection is turned over in the deck and vanishes, reappearance at named number
1975 66
Frank Shields Rub-a-Dub-Dub using his leg instead of a table
Inspired by 1975 4
60 Seconds Flat No. 59, selection vanishes from deck and reappears in deck under table
1976 90
Rick Johnsson Fly Now - Pay Later credit card of spectator vanishes, pretending to do the boomerang card, ends up in wallet
1976 33
A. Berkeley Davis Palm Spoof card vanishes an reappears with palm presentation, ten vanish
1977 90
Karl Fulves Psi/bernetics clean vanish of a selection, sucker element, sleeving
1977 8
Karl Fulves Evilopes five cards and envelopes, spectator paper clips one card, all in envelopes, selection vanishes from envelope leaving clip behind
1977 10
Karl Fulves Oblivion loading into shirt (between buttons)
1977 20
Karl Fulves Boggled card vanishes with fun sucker presentation about the spectator taking a card from between the aces and pushing it magic thrust like between to aces, sleeving
1977 23
Stephen Minch A Light Fandango selection rises from fan, wiggles and goes back down, then vanishes from deck
1977 37
Allan Ackerman Easy Off Pips at the end the card is blank and vanishes, gaffed
Inspired by 1978 13
Allan Ackerman Roll Over Card Vanish bare handed
Variations 1978 46
Looy Simonoff Kenomental fair selection is marked on face. two possible effects: card is found by spectator from back or vanishes from deck
Apr. 1978
Apocalypse (Vol. 1 No. 4)
Ross Bertram The Blackstone "Birdcage" Card Vanish
1978 70
Paul Harris Absorption card placed on case is "absorbed" by case (i.e. vanishes)
Also published here 1978 42
Karl Fulves Catapult card vanishes from packet, card to wallet application
The Chronicles (Issue 11)
Steve Beam Edition Addition name of selection found in newspaper add, card vanishes from deck
1978 2
Steve Beam Rapid Transit card appears face-up on the deck (using one handed top palm) vanishes again (face up Tent vanish) and appears face up in the center of the deck
Also published here 1978 25
Reinhard Müller Eine Doppelrückenkarte kann Karten Austauschen und damit verbunden zum Verschwinden bringen using a double backer to switch or vanish cards
  • Grundhandlungen
  • Anwendung 1 der Situation 3
  • Anwendung 2 der Situation 3
  • Anwendung 3
  • Anwendung 4
Related to Mar. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Jerry Sadowitz The Bermuda Triangle card and faces of three cards vanish
July 1979
Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 7)
Karl Fulves Sneakers sandwich placed in case, sandwich card vanishes and reappears in case, flap-flap
1979 32
Karl Fulves Flap Notes uses for flap-flap gimmick, loading sandwich in case, named ace vanishes from case
1979 36
Karl Fulves The Smyx Solution one of five cards vanishes from box, "Secret Sleeving" (without details)
Related to 1979 71
Karl Fulves Frameworks card case frame (like purse frame), aces appear and vanish
1979 88
Karl Fulves Epigram I card placed behind case vanishes
1979 114
Karl Fulves Three To Go one of three cards vanishes, using case as method
1979 117
Karl Fulves Final Reduction three-spot in case changes to Two, then Ace, then vanishes, posed as problem
1979 120
Karl Fulves Meltdown poker size card placed in bridge size deck vanishes
1979 4
Karl Fulves Impromptwo poker size card placed in bridge size deck vanishes or shrinks to bridge size
1979 9
Father Cyprian, Karl Fulves Rule 42 full card placed into packet of half cards vanishes
  • Karl Fulves Notes
  • Cyprian/Fulves Method
1979 37
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Triangle card vanish from queens then apparently deck should vanish, color change of deck
Also published here 1979 21
Steve Beam Gone! single card vanish in the hands, as an ending for the Piano trick
1979 29
Nick Trost Quick Vanishing Card card vanishes from small packet, Gardner like
Also published here 1979 7
Edward Marlo An Optical Illusion selection appears and vanishes on tabled deck, using card clip
1980 106
Bob Veeser Vanish card vanishes from aces and appears somewhere else
1980 299
Gene Maze Change of Menu chosen card, changes in a sandwich into the Aces one by one and vanishes in the end
1980 68
Jan Heins The Lady Vanishes card vanishes from the deck the spectator is holding
June 1980
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6)
Karl Fulves He's Back red card with invisible back changes instantly into black card with back
1980 42
Rovi Safe Bet selection is revealed and vanishes from the deck, with wallet
1980 20
Michael Ammar The Clip Card Vanish vanishing torn pieces of card in paper clip
  • Alternate Handling
Also published here 1980 27
Bob Hummer A Card in Flight! card vanishes from deck and reappears at other side of window
Also published here 1980 1
Martin A. Nash Credence peeked-at card vanishes and reappears at named number, center deal
Nov. 1981
Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 11)
Richard Kaufman, Ken Krenzel Kaufman and Krenzel on Cryptology card placed between two card cases vanishes, reappears in center of one of the decks
Inspired by 1981 13
Karl Fulves Touched Heart hearts are face up in the center of the deck, named card vanishes
1981 36
Paul Harris The Bizarre Vanish card visually vanishes while spectator holds it
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1981 81
Stephen Tucker Abort selection vanishes with a big bang and four parts appear on the back of the four aces, see also p. 269
Sep. 1981
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Alex Elmsley Prayer Vanish card vanishes from sandwich
1981 19
Jack Hughes Card Go card vanishes in frame
  • To Cause a Card Placed in the Frame to Change to Another
  • Giant Card to Bridge Size Card Variation
1981 108
Roy Walton The Helensburgh Triangle card vanish from queens then apparently deck should vanish, color change of deck
Also published here 1981 183
Karl Fulves Consumed four Kings placed on a dollar, all on top of deck, a King vanishes, when deck is cut, underneath dollar the King reappears
1982 25
Steve Beam Card Compression four Aces compressed into two Tos, into a Four, then card vanishes
Also published here 1982 35
John Ramsay, Andrew Galloway The Forgotten Card Trick among four cards one vanishes and one turns over, with remember and forget presentation
1982 55
Reinhard Müller Müzarre Vanish in using Trevor Lewis's Monte Plus Twist
Inspired by Dec. 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 32)
Eric F. Impey Mysto, The Masterpiece thought-of card vanishes, thirteen half-waxed pairs in deck, also as named vanish
VariationsAlso published here 1983 42
Karl Fulves Sand Trap ideas posed as a problem:
  • small packet counted, quarter card appears within packet, on next count half card, and so on until full card
  • also in reverse as vanish
  • cannibals
  • quarters assemble and restore
  • progressive unprinting (Sam Schwartz)
Variations 1983 39
Frank Simon Spread'em deck spread face up and selection not seen, deck flipped face-down and selection is face-up in middle
1983 122
Michael Powers The Off Color Vanish Bizarre Twist and Vanish
Inspired by 1983 38
Edward Marlo Olram's Vanish four kings, mentally chosen king vanishes, appears in deck
1984 304
Mirko Ferrantini Fifth Twist card vanishes as kicker
June 1984
Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 6)
Stephen Tucker Mirage Single playing card vanishes, one quarter at a time
1984 47
Edward Marlo Impact-Collision-Crash four Queens in four envelopes with holes, chosen Queen turns over twice, chosen Queen vanishes, then reappears in an envelope with odd back
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here
  • MUM, Jan. 1978
1984 114
Bruce Cervon The '66 Vanish three cards, sandwiched card disappears
Variations Spring 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 25, 26 & 27)
Edward Marlo The '66 Vanish - Alternative Method three cards, sandwiched card disappears
Inspired by Summer 1985
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 28, 29 & 30)
Steve Beam Card Compression four Aces compressed into two Tos, into a Four, then card vanishes
Related toAlso published here 1985 151
Greg Eanes Forced Vanish force and card vanish with the Silicard
1985 178
Card Vanish from Pack cards counted on table one by one, first one is double (1937)
1985 10
U. F. Grant, Tenkai Ishida Card Vanish spectator remembers card at number, when counted down again it is no longer there
1985 23
Card Vanish Seven of Diamonds and index of Nine of Diamonds simulate a Six of Diamonds in tabled layout
1985 25
Frederick Braue Card to Pocket card vanishes from deck via Gardner's method
Related to 1985 14
Vanished card vanishes from deck
Gimmick (Issue 1)
Larry Jennings The Courting Queen picture cards are face up in center, named queen disappears & reappears
1986 88
Jim Molinari, Edward Marlo Something Unexpected one of four cards vanishes at end
Dec. 1986
Apocalypse (Vol. 9 No. 12)
Ken Simmons Vanish and Discovery card vanishes face-up from top of deck and reappears next to selection
1986 16
Ken Simmons Swivel Palm Replacement
  • As a Vanish
  • As a Color Change
Related to 1986 53
Reinhard Müller ICC-Karten-Kuvert-Kapriolen four Queens in four envelopes with holes, chosen Queen turns over twice, chosen Queen vanishes, then reappears in an envelope with odd back, using jumbo cards
Inspired by 1986 9
Gaëtan Bloom The Basic Move featuring The Bloom Gimmick (two cards together with a strip that only open with special handling), one of two cards vanish when thrown together on table
1986 2
Gaëtan Bloom Visible Monte - The Routine routine in which spectator cannot find money card, then there is no money card, then a double faced card, then Flash Vanish of money card
1986 6
Karl Fulves Shuttle Shuffle named card vanishes from deck in NPO, transfer shuffle from one half to the other
1987 34
Karl Fulves Fadeout named card vanishes from deck in NPO
1987 36
Randy Wakeman The Natural transformation, vanish, repeat to pocket
Inspired by 1987 1
Jerry Sadowitz A Vanish and a Cull card shown missing (Martin Gardner) and three mates culled in the process
Related to 1987 32
Ken Simmons Hands Off Reverse...er, Vanish card lost by spectator in deck behind his back, it vanishes, two handlings
Inspired byVariations 1987 1
Michael Weber Vanish and Reversal selected card disappears, then appears reversed in the deck
1987 9
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Aces Aces vanish and reappear "around" Selections
Inspired byVariations 1988 131
Ian Baxter Phantoms! selected card vanishes in deck and reappers as one of the phantom jokers...
Mar. 1988
Apocalypse (Vol. 11 No. 3)
Larry Jennings Vanish an Reappearance of a Card visual
1988 25
Sam Leo Horowitz The Horowitz Variation named picture card and four spot cards removed, picture card vanishes, using strip of card
The Chronicles (Issue 35)
Ben Harris S.F.U.C. - Super Flip Utility Concept flipping over two cards as once with Super-Flip, upper one is scallop short, with applications:
  • A Flash Double-Lift
  • A Color Change
  • A Stunning Ambitious Card Climax
  • A Vanish
Inspired by
  • "Super-Flip" (Ben Harris, New Directions)
Related toVariations
1988 62
Ben Harris Strange Harmony selection sandwiched, all three cards torn twice, when pieces are examined the selection has vanished
1988 91
Edward Marlo Visual Change - Appearance - Vanish face card of deck changes just with a wrist turn and back, different applications
  • Impromptu Change
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Feb. 1968
1988 351
Justin Higham Uncanny Vanish card vanishes from among top few cards of deck
1988 19
Roy Walton Stage Shout three Queens whisper the name of two cards to performer, then one selection travels from deck to Queens and the other vanishes from Queens
Inspired byRelated to 1988 1
Roy Walton Sans Wizard card thought of from half the deck, half shuffled reversed in other half, selection vanishes and reappears (after perhaps multiple attempts), card named at the end
Inspired by
  • "Simply Wizard" (Howard Lyons, Ibidem)
Also published here
  • Ibidem
1988 42
Dai Vernon Will-O'-the-Wisp vanish and recovery via handwashing
1989 81
Brother John Hamman Watch Me Like a Hawk selection placed with Aces, Aces shown, then selection named and it vanishes
Variations 1989 44
Steve Beam The Floating Lady queen floats between two halves of the deck, then the card vanishes, impromptu
Related toVariations 1989 485
Jack Avis, Cy Endfield Twist And Vanish five cards, one of which is selection, wrong cards turn over one by one, then selection vanishes, Biddle Trick
Inspired byVariations May 1989
Inside Out (Issue 6)
Jack Avis Siva's Twist And Vanish five cards, one of which is selection, wrong cards turn over one by one, then selection vanishes, Biddle Trick
Inspired by May 1989
Inside Out (Issue 6)
Edward Marlo Olram's Twist and Vanish five cards, one of which is selection, wrong cards turn over one by one, then selection vanishes, Mental Reverse selection procedure
May 1989
Inside Out (Issue 6)
Jerry K. Hartman Tunnel Disappearance card vanishes when pushed through deck perpendicular
1990 144
Ken Krenzel Cul-de-Sac card vanishes and reappears when pushed perpendicular through two cards, visual
VariationsAlso published here 1990 154
Ken Krenzel A Spelling Trick card visibly vanishes from top and reappears at spelling position
1990 184
Edward Marlo, Ken Simmons Marlo Improves Simmons card that spectator loses himself behind his back is divined and vanishes
Inspired byRelated to 1990 46
Ken Krenzel The Vanishing Lady idea for the vanish of Beam's Floating Lady
Inspired by 1990 640
Simon Aronson Time Out twelve cards, selection vanishes
Inspired byVariations 1990 63
Michael Ammar Clip Card Vanish vanishing torn pieces of card in paper clip
Also published here 1991 54
Alex Elmsley Flying Squad card vanishes and reappears next to selection
1991 141
Alex Elmsley Infinity: Round Trip card vanishes from face of packet and reappears reversed in deck