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Floating Deck

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Floating Deck is a card routine by Paul Harris published in Close Up Fantasies Book Two (1980). It was also include in Art of Astonishment Volume 2.

It's an impromptu levitation where the top half of a deck float upwards. The description suggests that it should be done one on one with a spectator.


  • Killer Klose-Up by Ben Harris contains an idea on the floating deck, page 69 under the title Float-Flip Flight (1983).
  • The Ultimate Floating Deck pamphlet by Ben Harris is an extension (1984).
  • Genii 1988 January, Vol. 51, No. 7, page 470, Ozzy Close-Up Float-Flip-Flight by Ben Harris and Srechko Howard. Srechko have a handling that has a climax (as after the float) where the chosen card files out of the deck. Plus an added the idea of having the chosen card snap out of the pack in a reversed state.

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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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