92 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Mates / Marriage
  
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Unknown Die unzertrennlichen Könige und Damen Kings and Queen in pile cut, dealt into two piles, they come out in pairs
Der moderne Kartenkünstler 93
Hugo Schrader Die getrennten und wieder vereinten Paare four King-Queen pairs on table, put together and cut by spectator, Kings and Queen separated under table by performer, cut again, then performer brings out pairs from under table
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 10) 148
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Die Herz-Dame four Kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the Queens
Also published here Kartenkünste 142
Unknown Royal Marriages
Card Manipulations (Issue 4) 104
Dai Vernon The Royal Marriages
Variations Select Secrets 11
Unknown Black Jack, Detective two cards come together in the pack
The Royal Road to Card Magic 139
Unknown The Royal Pairs Packet of Kings and Queens are cut many times and held behind back, magician can take out the matching King/Queen pairs of the same suit
Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 15
Al Leech Boy Meets Girl
Also published here The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 218
Al Leech Boy Meets Girl
Also published here A Last Look at Leech 41
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Kings And Queens Kings and Queens separated on table, then both piles consist of two Kings-Queen pairs
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 3rd Folio) 301
Sam Leo Horowitz Honeycutt Plus Queens and Kings are paired, yet separate again
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 452
Edward Marlo Notes on a Miracle Kings are inserted next to Queens by spectator, ten methods (ungaffed, double facers, double backers, roughed)
Related to Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 265
Sam Leo Horowitz Royal Marriage six phases, miniature card finale, see also p. 476
Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 453
Roy Walton Drop Outs
Epilogue (Issue 16) 144
Edward Marlo Blind Date kings and queens place on table alternating by performer and spectator, all suits match
Related to Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 12) 95
Ben Christopher Unlimited Elevator four Kings buried in deck, four queens one by one placed on top and attracting its King
  • Impromptu Method
Related toVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 567
Roy Walton Royal Marriages
Epilogue (Issue 17) 155
Edward Marlo Success Story kings find queens, rough-smooth
The Unexpected Card Book 37
Dave Ossip Royal Marriages matching with the four Queens and Kings, down-under deal
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 751
David Luenberger Royalty
Epilogue (Issue 22) 204
Roy Walton A Martian Wedding story trick, black kings backs change color, they find their mates and the color of the back changes back
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 304
Unknown Opposites Attract No. 58, Kings and Queens are paired by spectator
Related toVariations Self-Working Card Tricks 89
Ken Krenzel Force-Eps Royal Marriages with four aces back change kicker
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 174
John F. Mendoza, Barry Nelson Marlo-Nelson-Mendoza Hunters Kings and Queens shuffled into deck, one of the Kings put in case, deck cut into packets, Queen and King on top of each, one Queen with King in case
Inspired by John: Verse Two 15
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman Meant for Each Other duplicates
The Gene Maze Card Book 82
Harry Lorayne Kings Find Queens inserted in table spread by magician next to them
Best of Friends 142
Terry LaGerould Looker turning the head of a lady used for mating effect
Close-up Seductions 85
Unknown Computer Dating No. 2, four cards, spectator turns one over, packet is cased, when removed again the mate is face-up instead, self-adjusting set-up
More Self-Working Card Tricks 3
Karl Fulves The Dating Game No. 3, spectator turns cards over, at the end only a King-Queen pair is face-up
Inspired by More Self-Working Card Tricks 4
Richard Vollmer Together At Last
Variations Best of Friends — Volume II 540
Jerry Sadowitz Split Marriages Royal Marriages theme, instant reverse oil and water with kings and queens
Cards on the Table 46
Alex Elmsley Mixed Marriages two royal flushes from two decks, they magically arrange in same order and one selected value transposes
The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 1 58
Allan Ackerman The Gemini Mates four Kings find the four Queens
Magic Castle Lecture Notes 1
Richard Vollmer Matchmaker's Chart as a prediction effect
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 5) 2209
Harry Lorayne Matchmaker's Chart, Cont'd
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 6) 2223
Allan Ackerman My Favorite Gemini
Related toVariations Las Vegas Kardma 12
Karl Fulves Mixed Marriages 4&4, reverse mixing phase
Rigmarole (Issue 8) 93
Joel Brash, Allan Ackerman The Tell-All Gemini for finding mates
Las Vegas Kardma 15
Alex Elmsley Fool's Mate joker as cupid and method
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 149
Allan Ackerman Aronson's Gemini
Inspired by
  • "Quad-Mates" (Simon Aronson, MUM, May 1979)
Las Vegas Kardma 20
Alex Elmsley Jubilee
Variations The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley — Volume 2 153
Philip T. Goldstein Autonomix pairs are exchanged via chart but still paired
Inspired by Thabbatical 118
Peter Duffie Sherlock Never Married Ace Change kicker
Inspired by
  • "Sherloct" (Phil Goldstein, Abracadabra #2410)
Duffie's Card Compulsions 36
Peter Duffie City Slickers Kings find Queens
Duffie's Card Compulsions 26
Peter Duffie Marriage on the Rocks
Variations Duffie's Card Compulsions 30
Nick Trost Court Card Conclave twelve court cards pair themselves
Also published here
  • in "3 Pet Secrets" (Nick Trost)
Card College — Volume 1 63
Karl Fulves Everyone Has A Twin two mates found, then two Kings find Queens
The Fine Print (Issue 3) 40
Peter Duffie Gala Show
Inspired by Method in Effect 9
Peter Duffie Marraid four Kings cut to, then suits spelled to find Queens
With Cards 1
Karl Fulves Improv Aces four kings lost in deck reversed one by one, spread on table, kings are next to the matching aces, with stack handling
Blocking Off 139
Peter Duffie Loyal Marriages Four Kings and Queens incorrectly matched, two Jokers used to match them magically
Inspired by Effortless Card Magic 126
Nick Trost Courtship Kings placed on top of Queens and squeezed, instantly dealt off in pairs
Variations The Card Magic of Nick Trost 47
Karl Fulves Game of Life Kings and Queens are mated with two dice and counting procedure, Ramasee principle
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 2) 43
Peter Duffie Here We Go Again...
Cards By All Means 10
Mel Bennett The Honeymooners Queens mates by spelling names from deck
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 5) 135
Harry Lorayne The Family Unit all court cards, marriage effect with the packet
Inspired byAlso published here Personal Collection 333
Harry Lorayne Alternative Blackjack Jacks placed on top of Aces and squeezed, instantly dealt off in pairs
Inspired byVariations Personal Collection 479
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Queen Of Hearts four Kings each change into Queen of Hearts and back, then four cards are counted to via named numbers, they're the Queens
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 109
Philip T. Goldstein Revolt, Lover two four-of-a-kinds are paired, ramasee principle
Redivider 57
Lewis Jones Dater base marriage with gemini twins placement, counting to personal numbers
Inspired byRelated to Ahead of the Pack 202
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Power of Love
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 97
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson CATO Gets Married Kings and Queens, in the end a matching pair ends up reversed
Inspired byVariations Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 111
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Cato Gets Married - Again
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 1 112
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Rags to Riches
Variations Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 14
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Flip-Over Couples Kings show up reversed one by one during cutting, and locate Queens
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 139
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Inseparable Royals
  • The Couples Marry
  • The Couples Now Divorce
  • Enter the Commoners
  • The Couples Remarry
Diamonds from Coal 98
Ramón Riobóo The Royals Go Courting Queens and Kings and selection finds mate
Inspired by Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 5 206
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Noble Triumph King chosen, deck shuffled face-up/face-down, other Kings cut to, all cards rightened except Queens
  • Optional Additional Kicker (Kings odd-backed)
Diamonds from Coal 106
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson In Days of Old rhyme patter by Marty Kaplan
Diamonds from Coal 108
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Upper Class Weddings packet elevator meets marriage
Diamonds from Coal 110
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Mythology
Inspired by Diamonds from Coal 111
Peter Duffie Wildlife eight blank cards become Kings and Queens
  • The Four Suitors
  • Wedding Preparation
  • The Big Day or Till Death Us Do Part
Also published here
  • "Wildlife" (Peter Duffie, Solo, 1986)
Subtle Miracles 9
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Flip-Flop Marriages using Hamman's Flip-Flop Force
Diamonds from Coal 137
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson The Royal Road four Kings are stabbed into deck one by one to find Queens, using BMT
Inspired by Diamonds from Coal 13
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Double Dealin' Royals two phases
Diamonds from Coal 59
Aldo Colombini The Counselors
Best of Friends — Volume III 130
David Solomon "Hello Sailors" marriage effect, chosen pair though are two Jacks
Inspired by
  • "Family Reunion" (Aldo Colombini, Impromptu Card Magic DVD)
Solomon's Notes 4
Nick Trost The Royal Pair Puzzler
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 63
Nick Trost, Daryl, Walter B. Gibson The Burglar Trick
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 64
Nick Trost Court Card Conclave
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 70
Nick Trost The Court Card Swindle using Curry's "Swindle Switch"
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 73
Nick Trost The Reunited Families
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 74
Nick Trost, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser The Married Hearts and Four Cupids story trick
Subtle Card Creations — Volume 1 77
Nick Trost The Queen of Hearts and her Suitors story trick
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 79
Yves Carbonnier Rendezvous setting four key cards to find selections, also as marriage effect, as Yves Cabernet
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 32
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) Blue Collar Marriages kings and queens produced by spelling and pile making
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 36
Steve Reynolds On Bannon's Poker Pairydox packet of cards shown mixed, then pairs are mated, contributing an instant reset
Inspired by
  • "Poker Pairadox" (John Bannon, Mega Wave, 2010)
Trench Work 14
Mel Bennett Royacle "A Royal Reunion"
Inspired by Xtra Credit (Issue 10) 67
Allan Ackerman, David Solomon, Peter Duffie The Royal Marriage Trilogy
Inspired by The Cardjurer 89
Harry Lorayne Together At Last all court cards, marriage effect
Inspired by JawDroppers! Two 93
Harry Lorayne Suitable Blackjack Jacks placed on top of Aces and squeezed, instantly dealt off in pairs
Inspired by And Finally! 191
Harry Lorayne The Family Unit all court cards, marriage effect with the packet
Also published here And Finally! 170