54 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Topological Effects / Linking Card Effects
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Paul Harris Cardboard Connection two card frames are linked
  • The Secret Addition
  • The Fold
  • The Tear
  • The Get-Read
  • The Connection
  • The Disconnect
  • Credits
  • Summary
Related to 1977 Cardboard Connection 5
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Automatic Lap lapping a piece of card during linking cards effect
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 16
Paul Harris Flash Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 18
Paul Harris Fingertip Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 21
Looy Simonoff Looys Pull Through alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 22
Looy Simonoff The Getaway alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 25
Looy Simonoff Behind the Back alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 25
Paul Harris Final Thoughts for "Cardboard Connection"
  • Signed Connection
  • Card Saver
  • Business Cards
  • Little Link
Also published here 1977 Cardboard Connection 27
Roger Crabtree, Jim Cozzens The Crabtree Connection
  • The Effect (can be handed out)
  • Requirements
  • Construction of the Display Set of Linked Cards
  • The Set to be torn
  • Performance
  • Notes
1978 The Crabtree Connection 4
Jim Cozzens The Jim Cozzens Instructions for preparing the Two Linked Cards
1978 The Crabtree Connection 13
Karl Fulves Missing Link comments on linking card effects
Related to 1978 Interlocutor (Issue 27) 105
Unknown Playing-Card into Chain constructing a linked chain of playing cards out of a single card with cutting
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 27) 105
Harry Lorayne, Terry LaGerould The Best Gosh Darn Impromptu Linking Card Effect You'll Ever See! full routine
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1979 Quantum Leaps 149
Terry LaGerould Linking Card Ending
1979 Quantum Leaps 155
Harry Lorayne, Jim Cozzens, Roger Crabtree Linking Card Addenda preparation to really link two card frames
1979 Quantum Leaps 158
Don England Card Linking Bit with really linked cards
1979 Quantum Leaps 158
Sixten Beme The Complete Card Linking
  • The Effect (frames shown apart, linked, then handed out without switch)
  • Requirements
  • Preparation
  • Splitting a card
  • Construction of the gimmicked card
  • Presentation
1979 The Complete Card Linking 4
Karl Fulves Linkage more on linking card effects, with problem in which card frame catches card with slit out of deck
1979 Interlocutor (Issue 35) 137
Karl Fulves Another Link old topological puzzle in which three parts must be linked, credit information on no-gaff linking cards
Related to 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 36) 142
Gene Castillon The Castillon Connection split card gaff
1981 The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 5
Edward Marlo Linked Card Routine
1981 Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 33
Paul Harris The Immaculate Connection
  • The First Link
  • Fine Points of First Link
  • The Blow-Through Penetration
  • Fine Points of Blow Through Penetration
  • The Table Link
  • Fine Points of Table Link
  • The Tear
Related toVariations 1983 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 1
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Preferred Presentation
1983 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 11
Stephen Tucker Mizzing Link linking cards, examinable with matching centers, himber wallet
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 5
Ben Harris Topological Connection Climax done with miniature card frames which are streched into normal sized card frames as climax
Oct. 1984 Apocalypse (Vol. 7 No. 10) 973
Michael Weber The One Card Linking Card using single card
1984 Side Effects 11
Karl Fulves The Linking Cards No. 52, with partial handkerchief cover
Related to 1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 74
Stephen Tucker Tearaway
1984 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. 33) 642
Ben Harris Topological Connection Climax after linking effect with cards from mini deck the frames grow to normal sized cards
1985 Out Of His Mind! 69
Stephen Tucker Linkard stapled gaff to get into linking card routine
Inspired byRelated to Sep. 1985 The Card Man-uscript (Issue 1) 9
Justin Higham Linkard 2 getting into linking card routine
Inspired byRelated to Nov. 1985 The Card Man-uscript (Issue 2) 16
Isao Komine Kirigami Rings paper is folded and cut in special way, out come two linked paper rings
1986 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 89
Jamy Ian Swiss Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind rhyming patter
Inspired byAlso published here 1987 Theatrics 23
Karl Fulves The Linking Card credit information
Related to 1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 237
Ken Brooke Fifty Quid Biz Single card is torn into two linking rings of cards
1989 Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 107
John Riggs Linking Cards
Also published here 1989 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 31) 545
John Riggs The Linking Cards
Also published here 1995 The Magic of John Riggs 47
Paul Harris Cardboard Connection linking and unlinking of two card frames
Related to 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 67
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Automatic Lap lapping a piece of card during linking cards effect
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 71
Paul Harris Flash Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 72
Paul Harris Fingertip Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 73
Looy Simonoff Looy's Pull Through alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 73
Looy Simonoff The Getaway alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 74
Paul Harris Behind the Back alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 74
Paul Harris Final Thoughts for "Cardboard Connection"
  • Signed Connection
  • Card Saver
  • Business Cards
  • Little Link
Also published here 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 75
Paul Harris Immaculate Connection using three cards
  • The First Link
  • The Blow-Through Penetration
  • The Table Link
  • The Tear
Related to 1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 77
Sylvain Mirouf Osmosis using two cards
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 91
Harry Lorayne Two Card Linking Display
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Connections) 97
Don England Double Crossed!
2001 Don England's Paradox 94
Jamy Ian Swiss Close Encounters Of The Fourth Kind rhyming patter
Also published here 2002 Theatrics II 19
Tooru Suzuki Anklet Card - The Card Impaled on the Glass hole is burnt in playing card, card then penetrates stem of glass
2003 2003 U.S. Master Class Notes 12
Alexander de Cova Meine Handhabung der Linking Cards using only one card, making one loop out of each half
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 13
Alexander de Cova Verkettete Karten Handhabung using only one card, making one loop out of each half
Inspired byAlso published here 2015 Burners — Vol. 2 140
Harry Lorayne Best Impromptu Linking-Card Effect
Also published here 2018 And Finally! 222