69 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) 32
William Larsen, T. Page Wright A Card Turns Over! card reverses visibly à la tunnel effect
Inspired by 1928 The L. W. Card Mysteries 18
Lengthwise Change card pushed through deck lengthwise and it changes, face down
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 6
Jack McMillen Card pushed through pack changes with gimmick
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 9
Sam Leo Horowitz The Magic Tunnel not perpendicular
1938 Greater Magic 552
Edward Marlo The Build Up red Aces produced, turn over when pushed through deck, sandwich black Aces, then previous selection
1952 Control Systems 106
Nick Trost Nick's Push-Thru Card Tunnel (tunnel change plot) without gaffs
Also published here 1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 364) 285
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 HEX! 14
Derek Dingle Visual Reverse and Color Change inspired by Trost's version (originally from his lecture notes)
Inspired by 1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 4
Howard Schwarzman, Frank Garcia, Ken Krenzel Plunger Discovery selected card appears between kings as pushed through
1973 Super Subtle Card Miracles 27
Karl Fulves Maximum Blue cards change back and front while pushed through each other (also perpendicular), posed as a problem
1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Preliminary Notes on Part Two 91
Ken Krenzel Krenzel's Tunnel-Change two cards pushed
1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 6
Derek Dingle Dingle's Tunnel-Change two cards pushed
Related to 1975 Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue) 7
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 Methods with Cards — Part 1 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 Methods with Cards — Part 2 152
Ken Krenzel Incredible Card Tunnel double blank card
1975 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 7) 1
Karl Fulves On the Tunnel Effect credit information
1975 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 7) 2
Jerry K. Hartman Easy Go Card Tunnel, card vanishes as it is pushed in perpendicular to the deck
Inspired by 1975 Card Fare 1
Ken Krenzel, Derek Dingle, Matt Coran Visual Reverse and Color Change tunnel effect, card reverses, back changes color and eventually whole deck changes color, probably Matt Corin
Related toVariations 1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 5
David Britland Through the Fourth Dimension
Oct. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 316
Steven Kuske Double-X-Posure
Nov. 1976 Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 3) 328
Nick Trost Push-through Reversed Card Card Tunnel effect, card turns over as it is pushed perpendicularly through the deck
VariationsAlso published here 1976 Subtle Card Magic — Part One 15
Ken Krenzel The Ultimate Tunnel
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 83
Howard Schwarzman, Ken Krenzel The Original Card Tunnel
Related to 1981 Cardworks 99
Henry Christ Subtlety for Tunnel Effect
1981 Cardworks 106
Howard Schwarzman The Second Card Tunnel duplicate card
1981 Cardworks 108
Richard Kaufman The Amazing Ace Tunnel combined with Hofzinser Ace Plot, all Aces pushed through deck
Related to 1981 Cardworks 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 Cardworks 119
Paul Harris Tunnel Transformation using half card
1981 Close-up Fantasies Finalé 161
Jon Racherbaumer Preparing To Tunnel finesse
1982 Card Finesse 53
Jon Racherbaumer Twin Tunnel Change gaffed
1982 Card Finesse 167
Richard Kaufman The Hofzinser Ace Tunnel
1982 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 1 71
David Solomon Tunnel Vision two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
1982 Sessions 19
Don England English Channel two cards pushed through at once, they transform into selections
1982 Sessions 31
John F. Mendoza Impromptu Tunnel duplicate
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 173
Stephen Tucker Time Tunnel with three cards
Inspired by
  • Harry G. Franke's "The Vanishing Lady"
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 26) 495
David Britland Tunnel Sandwich sandwich cards pushed through deck perpendicularly, card appears in sandwich
1983 Cardopolis (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves Push Thru Problem transformation as card(s) is pushed through deck, posed as a problem
1984 Riffle Shuffle Technique — Part Three 127
Richard Kaufman The Face-Up Incredible Card Tunnel two cards change
1984 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 3 52
Richard Kaufman Gaff/ace Tunnel combined with Hofzinser Ace Plot, all Aces pushed through deck
Related to 1984 Abstract 13
Frederick Braue The Tunnel deck in Charlie cut position with two packets, card slid through the opening reverses
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 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 Quartet 1
David Regal Through-The-Deck Change
Variations 1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 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) 66
Ken Krenzel Tunnel Visions multiple phase routine with several transformations
1990 Close-up Impact! 139
Stephen Minch Card Tunnel Effects credit information
1990 Close-up Impact! 140
Jerry K. Hartman Tunnel Disappearance card vanishes when pushed through deck perpendicular
1990 Close-up Impact! 144
Ken Krenzel Tubemogrification four queens pushed through deck ala tunnel effect, named one turned over, changed back color, rest changes to aces
1990 Close-up Impact! 148
Ken Krenzel The Thought Stealers named card appears between two Jokers that are pushed through deck ala tunnel
1990 Close-up Impact! 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 Pull Apart Notes 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 Page Wright's Manuscript 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 Page Wright's Manuscript 207
T. Page Wright A Giant Card Reverse tunnel effect with seven jumbo cards
1991 Page Wright's Manuscript 211
Jerry K. Hartman Knocked for a Loop card reverses when pushed through deck
Related to 1991 Card Craft 556
Richard Bartram, Jr. A Descent Into Maelstrom
1993 Mystification 67
Paul Harris Tunnel Transformation using half card
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Fantasies Finale) 93
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 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 145
Johnny Thompson, Stewart Judah Thompson-Judah Version Variation on "Nick's Push-Thru"
Inspired by 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 147
David Regal Sending It Through Card goes through a series of changes when pushed sideways through the deck
Inspired by 1999 Close-Up & Personal 43
Peter Gröning Marjasin Joker pushed through deck sideways, visually changes into selection
Dec. 1999 Onyx (Issue 9) 8
Peter Gröning Traveling Marjasin Marjasin variation as transposition
Dec. 1999 Onyx (Issue 9) 9
Peter Gröning Blushing Marjasin back color changes visually when pushed through deck sideways
Dec. 1999 Onyx (Issue 9) 10
Don England The English Chunnel two Cards change
2001 Don England's Paradox 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 Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 40
Alex Elmsley The 4D Card card is tapped through deck and turns over
Related to Aug. 2005 Genii (Vol. 68 No. 8) 24
Joshua Jay Four Card Tunnel Change
2005 Overlap 122
Jack Avis Tunnel Change card kind of pushed through deck, but not perpendicular
2006 Rara Avis 129
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 Pure Imagination 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) 62