75 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Tunnel Effect
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Charles T. Jordan, De Forrest The Diabolical Reversed Card (Improved) card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Variations 1921
The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects)
Stanley Collins The "T-Square" Colour Change card pushed into deck perpendicular, when removed and turned over, it has changed
1925 5
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Card Turns Over! card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Inspired by 1928 18
Lengthwise Change card pushed through deck lengthwise and it changes, face down
1933 6
Jack McMillen Card pushed through pack changes with gimmick
1933 9
Sam Leo Horowitz The Magic Tunnel not perpendicular
1938 552
Edward Marlo The Build Up red Aces produced, turn over when pushed through deck, sandwich black Aces, then previous selection
1952 106
Nick Trost Nick's Push-Thru Card Tunnel (tunnel change plot) without gaffs
VariationsAlso published here Dec. 1961
The New Phoenix (Issue 364)
Harry G. Franke Three Ways Out Six to Nine change, moving pips from card to card, "The Vanishing Lady" Tunnel-like transformation (from Hugard's Magic Monthly, August 1952, p. 965)
1969 14
Derek Dingle Visual Reverse and Color Change inspired by Trost's version (originally from his lecture notes)
Inspired by 1971 ca. 4
Sam Leo Horowitz Horowitz's Handling Of Tunnel Effect Shown By Vernon No. 613, some kind of reverse with odd-backed card, unclear
1972 170
Dr. H. Walter Grote Dr. Grote Effects No. 652, list without further details:
  • 1) Four ace trick using second deal
  • 2) Thru tunnel effect with reversed card
  • 3) Drop change in mid-air
  • 4) Cigarette thru hank
  • 5) Top change using card as cover
1972 180
Howard Schwarzman, Frank Garcia, Ken Krenzel Plunger Discovery selected card appears between Kings as pushed through
1973 27
Karl Fulves Maximum Blue cards change back and front while pushed through each other (also perpendicular), posed as a problem
1973 91
Ken Krenzel Krenzel's Tunnel-Change two cards pushed
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
Derek Dingle Dingle's Tunnel-Change two cards pushed
Related to 1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
Karl Fulves Novelty 4-Ace Production an ace is sandwiched between indifferent cards and placed in deck, another ace rises sideways, it's turned perpendicular, pushed in an rises out as different ace
1975 68
Karl Fulves Tunnel Space tunnel turnover between two other cards, color changing back kicker
Inspired by
  • "The Vanishing Lady" (Harry Franke, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
1975 152
Ken Krenzel Incredible Card Tunnel double blank card
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Karl Fulves On the Tunnel Effect credit information
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Jerry K. Hartman Easy Go Card Tunnel, card vanishes as it is pushed in perpendicular to the deck
Inspired by 1975 1
Ken Krenzel, Derek Dingle, Matt Corin Visual Reverse and Color Change tunnel effect, card reverses, back changes color and eventually whole deck changes color, misspelled "Matt Coran"
Related toVariations 1975 (ca.) 5
David Britland Through the Fourth Dimension
Oct. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Steven Kuske Double-X-Posure
Nov. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Nick Trost Push-through Reversed Card Card Tunnel effect, card turns over as it is pushed perpendicularly through the deck
VariationsAlso published here 1976 15
Ken Krenzel The Ultimate Tunnel
1978 83
Howard Schwarzman, Ken Krenzel The Original Card Tunnel
Related to 1981 99
Henry Christ Subtlety for Tunnel Effect
1981 106
Howard Schwarzman The Second Card Tunnel duplicate card
1981 108
Richard Kaufman The Amazing Ace Tunnel combined with Hofzinser Ace Plot, all Aces pushed through deck
Related to 1981 113
Richard Kaufman, David Arthur, Ken Krenzel Ace Tunnel: Second Position combined with Hofzinser Ace Plot, all Aces pushed through deck, gaffed (card with corner missing
1981 119
Paul Harris Tunnel Transformation using half card
1981 161
Jon Racherbaumer Preparing To Tunnel finesse
1982 53
Jon Racherbaumer Twin Tunnel Change gaffed
1982 167
Richard Kaufman The Hofzinser Ace Tunnel
1982 71
David Solomon Tunnel Vision two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
1982 19
Don England English Channel two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
1982 31
John F. Mendoza Impromptu Tunnel duplicate
1983 173
Stephen Tucker Time Tunnel with three cards
Inspired by
  • Harry G. Franke's "The Vanishing Lady"
June 1983
Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26)
David Britland Tunnel Sandwich sandwich cards pushed through deck perpendicularly, card appears in sandwich
Cardopolis (Issue 1)
Karl Fulves Push Thru Problem transformation as card(s) is pushed through deck, posed as a problem
1984 127
Richard Kaufman The Face-Up Incredible Card Tunnel two cards change
1984 52
Richard Kaufman Gaff/ace Tunnel combined with Hofzinser Ace Plot, all Aces pushed through deck
Related to 1984 13
Frederick Braue The Tunnel deck in Charlie cut position with two packets, card slid through the opening reverses
1985 5
Peter Duffie Internecine Red King transposes with black King that has been placed between two Jokers. Visual transposition, tunnel change
Also published here 1986 1
David Regal Through-The-Deck Change
Variations 1987 251
David Britland Die verdrehten Schwestern two Queens pushed through two other cards, their orientation and head orientation changes
Inspired byAlso published here
  • Parallax, marketed manuscript
Dec. 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2)
Ken Krenzel Tunnel Visions multiple phase routine with several transformations
1990 139
Stephen Minch Card Tunnel Effects credit information
1990 140
Jerry K. Hartman Tunnel Disappearance card vanishes when pushed through deck perpendicular
1990 144
Ken Krenzel Tubemogrification four queens pushed through deck ala tunnel effect, named one turned over, changed back color, rest changes to aces
1990 148
Ken Krenzel The Thought Stealers named card appears between two Jokers that are pushed through deck ala tunnel
1990 152
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 Aces
Inspired byRelated to 1991 5
Jack McMillen, T. Page Wright The McMillen Change face card of right-hand half is pushed into left-hand half, switched for dummy card, two handlings, also as Tunnel effect
1991 109
T. Page Wright A Reverse Routine
  • The Double Reverse
  • The Longitudinal Reverse (Tunnel)
  • The Whole Deck Reverse (faced deck, suddenly is backed deck)
1991 207
T. Page Wright A Giant Card Reverse tunnel effect with seven jumbo cards
1991 211
Jerry K. Hartman Knocked for a Loop card reverses when pushed through deck
Related to 1991 556
Richard Bartram, Jr. A Descent Into Maelstrom
1993 67
Paul Harris Tunnel Transformation using half card
The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale)
Nick Trost Nick's Push-Thru Card Tunnel (tunnel change plot) without gaffs, includes history information for tunnel change plot
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1997 145
Johnny Thompson, Stewart Judah Thompson-Judah Version Variation on "Nick's Push-Thru"
Inspired by 1997 147
David Regal Sending It Through Card goes through a series of changes when pushed sideways through the deck
Inspired by 1999 43
Peter Gröning Marjasin Joker pushed through deck sideways, visually changes into selection
Dec. 1999
Onyx (Issue 9)
Peter Gröning Traveling Marjasin Marjasin variation as transposition
Dec. 1999
Onyx (Issue 9)
Peter Gröning Blushing Marjasin back color changes visually when pushed through deck sideways
Dec. 1999
Onyx (Issue 9)
Don England The English Chunnel two Cards change
2001 116
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Just a Little Off the Top, Please elevator with progressively fewer cards, final card changes into selection
Related toVariations 2003 40
Alex Elmsley The 4D Card card is tapped through deck and turns over
Related toVariations Aug. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 8)
Joshua Jay Four Card Tunnel Change
2005 122
Jack Avis Tunnel Change card kind of pushed through deck, but not perpendicular
2006 129
Norman Houghton Norman Houghton's "Selective Control" King and Queen pushed sideways through deck, King turns over
Inspired by 2011 735
Scott Robinson Card change in bill face card of packet inside bill changes as packet is pushed back and forth through bill, using card gaff
2018 254
Sultan Al Qasimi Banksy card pushed through deck in right angle, it comes out with one ned cut in shredded strips
Aug. 2020
Genii (Vol. 83 No. 8)
Jonathan Davidson Transformer tunnel effect with color-changing back
Also published here
  • MAGIC, July 2011
2022 1044
Yoann Fontyn Push-Through Change card pushed though lengthwise packet changes
The Neat Review (Issue 5 - Paris 2022)