70 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Topological Effects / Splitting Cards
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Brother John Hamman The Magician's Reprieve two card transposition in which one of the cards (Ten of Hearts) splits into two (SIx and Four of Hearts) The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 16
Dr. James Nuzzo The Magic Split single card splits into two selections when turned face up Expert Card Conjuring 68
Edward Marlo Splitting a Thought two cards are stuck together face to face and turn out to be two thought-of cards, rough-smooth The Unexpected Card Book 49
Paul Harris Las Vegas Split Red Twos and black Twos split into four AcesVariations SuperMagic 122
Richard Kaufman Split Rise risen card (a four) is split in 2 twos On the Up and Up 20
Karl Fulves Splitting Double with sound effect Transpo Trix 7
Paul Harris Curry Split exchanging one against two Las Vegas Close-Up 134
Paul Harris Splits Unlimited splitting variations
- Lickity Split
- Gaffed Split
- Curry Split
Inspired by
  • "Las Vegas Split" (Super Magic)
Las Vegas Close-Up 129
Richard Kaufman S.P.L.I.T. four into 2s into Aces, with double facer CardMagic 92
Gordon Bruce Split Second Twos into AcesVariations Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 8) 889
Paul Harris Las Vegas Split Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 10) 920
Roger Crosthwaite Doing the Splits gambler vs. magician theme, splitting twos into aces and one hand changes backs Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 10) 918
Richard Kaufman, David Arthur, Gene Maze Fusion two jokers become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again they are two selections Cardworks 47
Slydini The Slydini Touch finesse for splitting an apparent double backer into two cards Cardworks 57
James Swain Torn Asunder Four into Twos into Aces, with double facer Cardworks 74
Richard Kaufman The Splittin' Image four into 2s into Aces, with double facer Cardworks 79
Richard Kaufman The Inside Out Deck all back deck, then two of the double facers are split into the four Aces, deck is normal again Cardworks 51
Richard Kaufman Layer by Layer two mates become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again it splits into mates and a selection Cardworks 55
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Mono) open double backer is "unfused" into two selections The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 68
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Stereo) open double backer, four of a kind production The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 70
Paul Gertner Two for One Split split on table, two selections Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 17
Jeff White The White Stuff three selection, first found and split in other two selections, cards are lost and found again The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 89
Tom Craven Spin Change wrong card is tossed and splits into two selections in the air Best of Friends - Volume II 527
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby) Best of Friends - Volume II 293
Steve Beam The Great Divide two selections, card with total of values is removed and split into selection, card with value total appears sandwiched between selectionsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 111
Steve Beam Making Faces fusion and split of two cards The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 115
Richard Bartram Atlantic City Split with signed card sandwiched as climaxInspired by Close-Up of the Damned 35
Ben Harris Split Personality Move one card is changed into its full four-of-a-kind on top of deck Out Of His Mind! 11
Ben Harris Melt Down Wrong card splits into two selectionsInspired byRelated to Killer Klose-Up 23
Ben Harris Blendex Odd backed card stabbed into deck by spectator to find selection. Odd backed card vanishes, appears fused onto the back of the selection. Magician then peels the fused card apart. Killer Klose-Up 31
Eric DeCamps Relativity's Relative signed selection (after ambitious card phases) is split into blank-faced and blank-backed card Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 1338
Steve Beam The Snapper using the snap change for splitting a four into two deuces The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 377
Steve Beam Shattered four splits into a three and an ace, then three splits into other three aces The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 415
Steve Beam Card Cleavage four split in two deuces, deuces split into acesRelated toVariations The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 373
Jerry Sadowitz Broken Hearts four of hearts splits into 4 ace of hearts, pips disappear and reappear on back of selection Cards on the Table 52
Brother John Hamman Thunderstruck wrong prediction (JS) is changed into 7S and miniature 4S The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 64
Simon Lovell Squiddle Karate Coin done with cards, but finger is thrust into cards that are thrown in the air, and finger splits a card (selection) Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 93
Karl Fulves Standard Test four Jacks change into two Jacks and a double backer which is split into two Aces Quick Card Tricks 32
Karl Fulves, Don Stewart on Splitting and Fusion for magicians, dated to 1950s Quick Card Tricks 33
Harry Levine The Real Las Vegas Split two deuces are split into aces , a card is dealt on each ace forming a blackjack The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 556
Rafael Benatar Karate Six is chopped into two Threes and an Eight into FoursAlso published here Cartas Certificadas 71
Ken Krenzel The Condensed Aces Four spot is produced and splits in Twos, then in Aces, two methods, one with two double facersVariations Close-up Impact! 43
Edward Marlo Applications of the Snap Change one card splits in two or even four cards That's It 26
Karl Fulves Pull Apart card perpendicular in middle of one half, part that sticks out in other half, when halves are pulled apart the card splits in twoRelated to 28 Card Tricks 60
Karl Fulves Truncate queen transposes with two deuces in deck, queen splits in two, substitution trunk presentation 28 Card Tricks 62
Karl Fulves Split Image I face-up version of "Pull Apart"Related to Pull Apart Notes 1
Karl Fulves Split Image II face-up version of "Pull Apart"Related to Pull Apart Notes 4
Karl Fulves Split Image III two Twos stick perpendicular in a half of the deck each, halves pushed together so Twos are out of sight, the two Twos then change into four AcesInspired byRelated to Pull Apart Notes 5
Rafael Benatar Karate six spot is split in two 3s, repeatAlso published here Double-Card Technique 13
Aldo Colombini Apache two cards stuck together and are peeled apart again Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 4) 2348
Paul Gertner The Flick with Cards card secretly flicked across table with thumb
- The Flick Switch
- The Flick Split
- Card in Wallet
Related to Steel and Silver 91
Rafael Benatar Karate Cards Six is chopped into two Threes and an Eight into FoursAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1063
Steve Beam Card Cleavage four split in two deuces, deuces split into acesInspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 2 122
Paul Harris Las Vegas Split The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 147
Dominique Duvivier New-Wave All Backs Red and blue double-backed cards shuffled together and magically separate. One of the double backers is split into two Jokers, then the faces on the rest of the deck appear Magie Duvivier 175
Ken Krenzel Cloning Queens queen is split in two, split again, miniature queen appears, they all melt back into one Ingenuities 145
Lee Asher The Ripper visual, "double backed card transformes in 4 of a kind" Thinking Out Loud 1
Steve Bedwell Binary Fission featuring "The Krenzel Split"Inspired by Flexing and Twisting 10
David Regal The Half Deal Doing a half deal - only deal off the face layer of a card as a transparent card, leaving a blank card, then print it back Close-Up & Personal 97
David Acer Splittant Jr. Split Six of Clubs into Four of Clubs and mini Two of Clubs Random Acts of Magic 39
David Acer Changes pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of Clubs Random Acts of Magic 21
David Acer Splittant Aces Magician visually splits a red Two and black Two into four Aces Random Acts of Magic 36
Arturo de Ascanio The Pathology of Cards Inspired by The Magic of Ascanio - Studies of Card Magic 280
Nick Pudar Split Boomerang card represents two selections, then splits and becomes those selections Best of Friends - Volume III 115
Jack Parker Done Burying Joker splits into two cards - a Ten and a Seven - seventeen cards down is selected card 52 Memories 92
Kevin Ho Long Division Card is "stretched" into long card, split into two, each being a selection Smooth Operations 14
Ben Train Training Wheels four-at-once production or splitting Four spot into four Aces Anteater Consortium 11
Giancarlo Scalia 1 Punto in + Five split to Four and Ace and fused back Semplici Immagini 10
Unknown The Alton Split Magnum Opossum 83
John Hostler Royally Wild Joker changes into mates of three cut-to cards, then Joker splits into two cards to complete Royal Flush with the three cardsInspired by Magnum Opossum 78