Rising Cards

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Rising Cards (also known as Card Rise, Aerial Cards, Obedient Cards) is a classic effect in which one or more cards (selected or called for) rise up and out of the deck. Some stop at the top of the deck, while others keep on rising and float around.


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Notable Performances

Hooker Rising Cards

Dr. Samuel Hooker baffled some of the greatest magicians of his time with invitation-only showings of his Hooker's Rising Cards routine in a small theater he constructed at his own home in Brooklyn Heights, New York around 1915.

Queen of the Air

Howard Thruston's Rising Card act in which the chosen card would rise out of the deck and float through the air.

Marketed Versions

  • Devano Pack
  • Kundalini Rising Cards
  • Tenyo Rising Cards

Publications

  • Greater Magic - Chapter XVI: The Rising Cards
  • Tarbell Volume 2 - Chapter 27: Rising Cards
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