195 entries in Ring / Linking Rings
  
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Unknown The Chinese Rings eight ring routine
Modern Magic 401
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, on linking rings
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 16
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Eine Variante zum Ringspiel with figures
Related to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 189
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 76
Noll Marcellin Der magische Blumenkranz a linking ring changes into spring flower ring
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12) 186
W. Evers Eine Variation zum Ringspiel two linked rings and one unlinked ring examined, then they are linked, no slit, separate ring slightly bigger
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 1) 14
Emil Clauß Zum chinesischen Ringspiel "(Eine Verbesserung)"
ring shell to make a ring appear or vanish
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 2) 27
Unknown The Chinese Rings
The Modern Conjurer 241
Laurie Ireland A Linking Ring Move
Ireland Writes a Book 31
John Northern Hilliard The Chinese Rings
Greater Magic 803
Unknown The Opening in the Key Ring construction methods
Greater Magic 823
Unknown Bibliography list of publications of Linking Ring Routines
Greater Magic 823
Eugene Laurant, Chung Ling Soo, Charles Waller Methods of Obtaining the Key Ring Secretly With a Silk
With a Japanese Basket
On the Back of a Chair
J. N. Hilliard's Method
Eugene Laurant's Method
Charles Waller's Method
With a Vest
Chung Ling Soo's Method
Greater Magic 821
Unknown Various Artifices of Modern Invention - The Large Ring secretly using a slightly smaller ring for some moves
Greater Magic 814
M. Odin The Odin Count false count with the rings
Greater Magic 817
Victor Farelli Mr Farelli's Variation Using Two Large Rings false count & routine
Greater Magic 818
Dariel Fitzkee The Small Ring false count with the rings
Greater Magic 820
Jean Hugard For Parlor or Club Presentation full routine
Greater Magic 804
Jean Hugard Stage Presentation full routine
Greater Magic 810
Russell Prunier Linking Rings with Wire Coat Hangers only mentioned in passing
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 53) 378
Unknown The Chinese Rings slanting cut and locking cut, structure
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 94
Unknown With the Key and One Single
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 97
Unknown With the Key, Set of Two and Set of Three Rings
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 98
Unknown Set of Three, Set of Two and Key Ring
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 99
Unknown The Drop Move top ring moves to bottom of chain
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 99
Unknown A Subtle Move with spectator on stage who apparently handles all rings
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 101
Unknown Linking Rings Presentational Ideas
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 115) 682
Al Baker The Addition of the Key Ring using jacket
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 247
Al Baker Linking Rings Opening starting with eight ring chain, thread and really linked rings
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 243
Al Baker Linking Rings addition of key ring
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 270
Al Baker Thread Links without key, several methods in the routine
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 245
Al Baker The Linking Rings The Baker Opening Routine and Some Novel Moves
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 244
Jean Hugard, J. Marsters Linking Ring Climax
  • rings are dropped to the floor (Hugard)
  • bowl formed with rings and flowers appear inside
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Jay Marshall On and Off gag, showing two openings in the key ring
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 52) 214
Jean Hugard, Chung Ling Soo II. The Vanish by the Throw Behind the Back explained with a ball, description of Chung Ling Soo's use of the move for the linking rings and the vanish of an orange
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 5) 77
Greer Marechal Jr. Linking Rings four rings, and handkerchief through ring
My Best 254
Tom Fitzgerald Rings On Your Fingers linking three small plastic rings, like finger rings
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 89) 362
Eugene Laurant Chinese Linking Rings full routine
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 287
Jack Miller Jack Miller's Spinning Rings nice display
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 311
Tommy Dowd "Odin" Ring Count four rings
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 312
Tommy Dowd Tommy Dowd's Spinning Ring Flourish display
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 314
Herman L. Weber Emergency Routine two single rings, two linked rings
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 306
Hen Fetsch Magical Business
  • Buzz Watch (gag by Ed Heyel)
  • Dad Betcha (tearing a paper in half 9 times)
  • Plate Break (biting a plate)
  • Candle Out (blowing a candle out through sleeve, gimmicked)
  • Three Links (producing bottle from three linked rings)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 34
Edward Marlo Ring and Handkerchief
Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 14
Edward Marlo Three Ring Routine key, single and large ring
Ed Marlo's Lecture Notes 12
Howard Brooks The Babblings of Brooks ideas and jokes by Brooks
  • watch chain gag
  • wind up teeth
  • way to add a key ring
Variations The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 305) 17
Karrell Fox Especially for "Dell" linking rings with bangles
Kornfidentially Yours 32
Dai Vernon Spinning the Rings
The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 82
Dai Vernon The Crash Linking
The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 83
Dai Vernon The Pull Through Method of Unlinking
The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 84
Dai Vernon The Falling Ring
The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 85
Richard Williams Two Priceless Gags as Dick Williams
  • The Chinese Linking Ring Gag (presentation with spectators)
  • Popularity Contest Gag
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 4
Herman L. Weber Appendix VI. More Patter and P... The Picnic... P
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 41
Herman L. Weber Figures or Designs
  • One in Two
  • Two in One
  • Shamrock
  • Tete-A-Tete Chair
  • See-Saw
  • Basic Move (Second Group)
  • Hour Glass
  • Two in Two
  • Ladies Handbag
  • Cannibal Head Dress
  • Four Leaf Clover
  • Doll Swing
  • Dinner Chair
  • Parlor Chair
  • Butterfly
  • Boy Riding a Bicylce
  • Automobile Goggles
  • A Block
  • Baseball Mask
  • Football
  • Rosebud
  • Opening Rose
  • Gladiator's Shield
  • Chinese Dinner Gong
  • Basic Move (Third Group)
  • Basket
  • Stirrup
  • Propeller
  • Park Bench
  • Hammock
  • Watch Fob
  • Arm Chair
  • Lantern
  • Cascade
  • Jacob's Ladder
  • Improved Ladder (Silent Mora)
  • The Firebell (Earl Miller)
  • Engine Governor
  • Necklace
  • Bunch of Keys
  • Famous Paintings
  • The Drop
  • The Getaway
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 28
Herman L. Weber Appendix I. Methods of Adding the Key, Old and New
  • Handkerchief
  • From Body Clip
  • Assistant's Back
  • Behind Chair
  • From Table Top
  • Newspaper
  • Nickeled Tray
  • Chautauqua Method
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 38
Herman L. Weber Appendix II. Mechanical Key Rings
  • Springs Together
  • Namreh's Phantom Key
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 38
Herman L. Weber Appendix III. Sucker Gags
  • Switches
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 39
Herman L. Weber Appendix IV. Flourishes
  • Silent Linking (Easy Method)
  • Sam Paul's Sucker Throw-Out
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 39
Herman L. Weber Appendix V. Club and Lodge Work
  • Colonial Door Knocker
  • What Is It?
  • Ladder
  • Compass
  • Square
  • The Three Links
  • The Royal Seat
  • Keeper of the Keys
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 40
Herman L. Weber Linking Rings complete routine with nine rings and various moves
  • Wrist Count
  • Drop Count
  • Audience Routine
  • Collecting
  • Adding the Key Again
  • The Solo Linking
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 25
Horace E. Bennett Linking Moves with the Key and Singles
Prize Winning Magic 38
Jay Marshall Jay Marshall's Sucker Move gag
Prize Winning Magic 42
Horace E. Bennett Unlinking the Chain of Two "Bennett's Switch"
Prize Winning Magic 43
Tommy Dowd Tommy Dowd's Spin Unlink
Prize Winning Magic 45
Horace E. Bennett, Eugene Laurant Chain of Three & Eugene Laurant's Removing the Centre Ring
Prize Winning Magic 47
Jack Miller, Herman L. Weber Jack Miller's Version of the Herman L. Weber Ring Move
Inspired by Prize Winning Magic 48
Jack Miller Jack Miller's Causing the Rings to Jump from Arm to the Other Arm
Prize Winning Magic 50
Jack Miller Jack Miller's Ring Monte
Prize Winning Magic 54
Horace E. Bennett Alternate Switch for Exchanging the Chain of Two for the Linked Single and Key
Prize Winning Magic 59
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Rink's Move with Two Single Rings and a Key Ring
Prize Winning Magic 61
Edward Victor, Horace E. Bennett Linking Two Rings Together
Related to
  • Edward Victor's "More Magic of the Hands"
Prize Winning Magic 37
Harold Thomas Thomas Tambo Rings Linking Rings with Tambo rings and newspaper
Newspaper Magic 92
Horace E. Bennett Take Five linking ring routine, five rings
Prize Winning Magic 35
Unknown The Count. Showing the Rings Separate
Prize Winning Magic 36
Lewis Ganson Introducing the Rings In A Close-Up Act
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 47
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 1. Counting the Rings
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 34
Dai Vernon 2. The Twisting Move
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 34
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 3. Linking Two Rings
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 36
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 4. Spinning the Rings
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 37
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 5. Unlinking Two Rings
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 38
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 6. Sounding the Rings
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 38
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 7. The Crash Linking
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 40
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 8. The Pull Through
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 41
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 9. A Different Crash Linking
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 43
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 10. Linking the Two Single Rings and the Key Ring
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 43
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon 11. Unlinking the Rings
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 44
Lewis Ganson, Dai Vernon Three Rings For Dai Vernon
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 32
Ben Christopher Link Illusion
  • The Heel Grip
  • The Shrinking Ring
  • The First Link
  • The Expanding Link
  • Drop Link
  • The Missing Link
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 395
Fred Kaps Steering Wheel Move
Fred Kaps Lecture 5
Fred Kaps Real Magic ring and silk penetration with key ring
Also published here Fred Kaps Lecture 5
Billy McComb The Five Rings of William brief
Related to
  • "McComb's Magic"
I Did It My Way 15
Dai Vernon Magicians Only - Vernon Gag about Linking Rings only for magicians
Magic With Faucett Ross 152
Faucett Ross, Dai Vernon The Linking Rings Based on The Symphony of the Rings
Magic With Faucett Ross 142
Charles J. Maly The Chefalo Cross Form a cross with Linking Rings
Magic With Faucett Ross 146
Dai Vernon Linking Rings short comments on links, Jacob's Ladder, ..
The First California Lecture 10
Unknown The Drop Count count while hiding linked rings
The Big Book of Magic 47
Ken Krenzel 4-Ring Routine two single ring and one pair of linked rings
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #5) 925
Patrick Page The Chinese Rings eight rings
The Big Book of Magic 45
Lewis Ganson Foreword
Three Chinese Rings 3
Lewis Ganson Aldo Colombini's Linking Ring Moves intro
Three Chinese Rings 15
Unknown The Twisting Move apparently ring shown solid
Three Chinese Rings 3
Unknown Linking Two Rings
Three Chinese Rings 4
Unknown Spinning the Rings displaying linked rings
Three Chinese Rings 5
Unknown Unlinking Two Rings
Three Chinese Rings 6
Aldo Colombini Two Rings and a Silk ring penetration combined with silk through ring
Three Chinese Rings 15
Aldo Colombini Triple Unlink
Three Chinese Rings 19
Rex Taylor Three Ring Routine three rings, 2.5 minutes
Three Chinese Rings 9
Aldo Colombini The Count - The Three Rings are Displayed
Rings Supreme 7
Aldo Colombini The Twisting Move - The Circumference of Each Ring is Shown
Rings Supreme 8
Aldo Colombini The Snap Link - Two Rings Become Linked when Snapped by a Finger
Rings Supreme 8
Aldo Colombini Spinning the Rings - Two Rings Spin Linked to Each Other
Rings Supreme 9
Aldo Colombini Revolve Unlink - One Ring is Revolved around the Other and Comes Free
Rings Supreme 9
Aldo Colombini Thumbs Link - The Rings Link as the Thumbs are brought Together
Rings Supreme 10
Aldo Colombini Throw and Link - A Ring becomes Unlinked as It is tossed Into the Air
Rings Supreme 11
Unknown The Crash Linking - One Ring is Crashed Down onto another and becomes Linked
Rings Supreme 11
Aldo Colombini Slow-Motion Link - The Third Ring Sinks Slowly Down Between the Other Two and Becomes Linked
Rings Supreme 12
Aldo Colombini Fly Up Unlink - A Ring Jumps Up, Becomes Unlinked and Flies Into the Air
Rings Supreme 13
Aldo Colombini The Gag Link - You Fail to Link the Rings with the Forefinger but are Successful with the Thumb
Rings Supreme 14
Aldo Colombini Rings Over the Arms - A Ring is Unlinked
Rings Supreme 15
Aldo Colombini Unlink and Penetration - A Second Ring is Unlinked but the First becomes Linked Again
Rings Supreme 16
Aldo Colombini Spin Unlink - One Ring is Spun Around Another and Flies Off
Rings Supreme 17
Aldo Colombini Two Rings and a Silk - The Silk is Tied to One Ring but the Ring Penetrates the Silk and Becomes Linked to the Other Ring
Rings Supreme 18
Aldo Colombini Three Rings and a Silk - The Silk, Knotted on One Ring, Comes Free as the Three Rings Becomes Linked
Rings Supreme 20
Aldo Colombini Unlinking Three Rings - All Three Rings Become Unlinked
Rings Supreme 21
Fred Kaps Steering Wheel Move
Fred Kaps Lecture 7
Aldo Colombini Ring and Silk - A Ring Penetrates a Silk
Rings Supreme 18
Aldo Colombini Rings Supreme with three rings and a handkerchief
Rings Supreme 7
John F. Mendoza The Ring Routine three rings
The Book of John 128
Fred Kaps Real Magic ring and silk penetration with key ring
Also published here Fred Kaps Lecture 7
Slydini Key Ring Technique linking
The Magical World of Slydini 90
Slydini Slydini's Link Technique
The Magical World of Slydini 90
Slydini The Extended Key
The Magical World of Slydini 90
Slydini The In-Motion Link
The Magical World of Slydini 91
Slydini The In-Motion Unlink
The Magical World of Slydini 91
Slydini The Ring Switch
The Magical World of Slydini 92
Slydini The Spectator Sequence
The Magical World of Slydini 93
Slydini Solid Through Solid
The Magical World of Slydini 94
Slydini The Steal Of The Key from behind chair
The Magical World of Slydini 84
Slydini The Slydini Ring Count
The Magical World of Slydini 86
Slydini The Close-Up Phase "It is probably safe to say that Slydini was the first magician to conceive of the idea of doing the linking rings as a close-up trick."
The Magical World of Slydini 89
Slydini Instant Link with set of three linked rings
The Magical World of Slydini 95
Slydini Slydini's Linking Rings
  • Requirements
  • Preparation
  • First Situation
  • The Other Situation
  • The Opening Phase
  • The First Link
  • The Second Link
  • An Unlinking
  • The Exchange
  • The Third Link
  • The Final Unlink
  • The Right Way
  • The Routine Continues
  • Unlinking the Rings
  • The Second to eleventh Figure
  • The Finale
The Magical World of Slydini 83
Danny Korem The Ultimate Three Ring Routine 4.5 inch rings, pendulum holdout
The Upside Down Toppit — Volume II 45
Jerry Fulton Key Ring Cover three handling finesses: The Turn Key, Good All Around, Armed
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 488
Chris Capehart Ring Count and Display
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 2
Chris Capehart The First Link
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 4
Chris Capehart The Quick Link
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 7
Chris Capehart Crash Link
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 8
Chris Capehart Crash Unlink
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 8
Chris Capehart Incredible Unlink
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 8
Chris Capehart Final Link
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 10
Chris Capehart Bonus Section flashy method for linking two rings
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 12
Chris Capehart Bonus Extra for difficult spectators
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 12
Chris Capehart 3-Ring Routine
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 13) 1
Mike Caveney, Merlin Eifert Impromptu Linking Coathangers two coathangers and gimmick
Ideas 4
Stephen Tucker We '3' Rings linking rings meets Monkey Bar
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 3
Piet Forton Ring Presentation humorous byplay for linking rings
Magic Lecture Notes 1984 7
Steve Beam Ring Through Spectator's Hand
Inspired by
  • a move by Jeff White in "Visual Inspirations, Vol. 2"
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 5) 87
Tony Lopilato Linking Ring Spin Flourish ring spinning between hands
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 4) 1045
Karrell Fox "Ring-Around" shower cap to transport linking rings
For My Next Trick... 171
Terry Seabrooke The Linking Rings comedy routine, ring links to jacket
Seabrooke's Book 28
Fred Kaps Ring Through Silk with key ring
It's So Simple 22
Dai Vernon The Twirl Link ring spinning on the table/floor
Also published here Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 8) 14
Alan Alan Chain Link
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 1) 1448
John V. Hope Link Over Wrist Unlink
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 11) 1568
John V. Hope Linked Through
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 3) 1470
John V. Hope Spin-Out Link Unlink
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 8) 1533
Dai Vernon The Twirl Link ring spinning on the table/floor
Also published here The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 71
Dai Vernon The Threadborne Link no key ring
The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 73
Harald Kurz N - Nichts, das Tor zum using a bigger ring in manipulation routines, things appear and vanish inside it
Hardcore 35
Harald Kurz R - Ringspiel using bicycle locks
Hardcore 36
Roger Klause The Chinese Quartet four rings, lead-in for Whit Haydn's routine, rhyming patter
Roger Klause: In Concert 167
Jeff White Ring Through Hand linking ring linked through palm of the hand
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 61) 1196
Dan Garrett Full Circle Ring Display Move
Also published here
  • "Teasers & Ticklers" lecture notes
Top 10 16
Bob King Linking Harness Rings using Miller hold-out
Private Notes 9
John Carney Dissolving Steel two linking ring moves of unknown origin
The Book of Secrets 140
David Regal The Circle of Life individual chain links
Constant Fooling 1 217
Antonio Ferragut Cambio del Aro switching an object, psychological misdirection
La Magia Española del Siglo XX 182
Roden Enlaces Simulados linking rings, with two and three normal rings, reel, with two and three rings
La Magia Española del Siglo XX 134
Harry Riser Chapter Four - The Riser Rings
Secrets of an Escamoteur 173
Jack Miller The Jack Miller Unlink
Secrets of an Escamoteur 186
Jack Miller Ring Through Arm
Secrets of an Escamoteur 190
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Rink's Penetration
Secrets of an Escamoteur 211
Dai Vernon Bookleaf Link
Secrets of an Escamoteur 217
Harry Riser The Riser Rings three-ring routine, locking key ring
Phase One
  • The Inspection
  • The First Link
  • Spinning the Rings
  • The Jack Miller Unlink
  • Passing One Ring Through the Center of the Other
  • Jack Miller's Ring Through Arm
Phase Two
  • The Riser Twirl Display
  • A Ring Jumps from Arm to Arm
  • The Patterns
  • Unlinking the Chain
Phase Three
  • The Second Chain
  • The Butterfly
  • Rink's Penetration
  • The Illogical Unlink
  • The Shamrock Returns
  • The Ring in the Air
Fourth Phase
  • Vernon's Bookleaf Link
  • The Shamrock Variation
  • The Chains
  • The Final Unlinking
Secrets of an Escamoteur 176
Trevor Lewis Chinese Ring Routine
Routines Matter 54
Roberto Giobbi Linking Rings general comments
Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 31) 261
Al Schneider Linking Two Rings
Al Schneider Magic 625
Al Schneider Unlinking Two Rings
Al Schneider Magic 630
Al Schneider Up the Chain
Al Schneider Magic 631
Al Schneider Down the Chain
Al Schneider Magic 634
Patrick Page Those Blinking Rings linking rings gag
Magic Page by Page 290
Arthur Dowler Dowler's Rings gag for linking rings, stooge
Magic Page by Page 298
Al Schneider Halo five bracelets, explanation how to build the props
Al Schneider Magic 600
Warren Stephens Ring Hank Penetration large ring penetrates handkerchief
The F.F.F.F. Book 255
Hiroshi Sawa リンキング・リング・ファンタジー (The Linking Ring Fantasy) Linking Ring routine, five large stage rings, ends with appearing cane
Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 115