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Free-Flight was a Matrix type effect using just one card that was first published Paul Harris Reveals Some of His Most Intimate Secrets (1976). Coins vanish from your hand and appear under a single playing card.

It was updated as Free-Flight Revisited and published in Close-Up Entertainer (1979)

It was then part of Michael Ammar's Magical Arts Journal, Vol. 2, No. 9-10-11-12 1989, issue called "Paul Harris The Act"

It was also included in the compilation Art of Astonishment Book 3 (1996).

Michael's Proposition, also in Book 3 (Originally in Close-Up Seductions), is Michael Ammar's addition to Free Flight which causes the final coin and the card to appear under the spectator's hand.


  • Quicksilver Flight by Irshaad Hussain in Apocalypse Vol. 4, No 4, April 1981: a four coin and card routine with a jumbo coin ending to Free Flight.

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Books Magic of Paul Harris (1976) Paul Harris Reveals Some of His Most Intimate Secrets (1976) Supermagic (1977) Las Vegas Close Up (1978) Close-Up Entertainer (1979) Close Up Fantasies Book I (1980) Close Up Fantasies Book II (1980) Close Up Fantasies Finale (1981) Close-Up Kinda Guy (1983) Brainstorm in the Bahamas (1983) Close-Up Seductions (1984) Secrets of the Astonishing Executive (1991) Art of Astonishment (1996)
Manuscripts Super Swindle (1976) Cardboard Connection (1977) Return of the Bizarre Shrink (1977) Inner Circle (1980) P.H. Breakthrough (1981) Immaculate Connection (1983)
Lecture Notes and Products Vanishing Deck (1973) Inside/Close up (1976) Signed Card in Match Box (1976) Twilight (1979) Hard Boiled Quarter (1980) Solid Deception (1980) Screwed Deck (1991) Portable Smoke (c.1992) Night Shades (c.1993) Cardian Angels (1995) Naked Angels on Bikes (2000) Reality Twister (2000) Lip Smacker (2000) Twilight Angels (2000) Deep Astonishment (2004) One and Only (2005) Deep Astonishment II (2006)
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