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Unknown To burne a thred, and to make it whole againe with the ashes thereof
Related to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXII) 193
Unknown To turne a threed, and so make it whole againe with the ashes thereof
Related to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 41
Unknown To fasten a Ring or a Six-Pence at the End of a Piece of common Thread, and after burning the Thread, to leave the Ring hanging at the End of the Thread.
Breslaw's Last Legacy 30
Unknown Trois Canifs Ayant été Mis Dans un Gobelet d'Argent, l'un des Trois Saute par Terre au Commandement du Spectateur three pocketknives put in a golden goblet, one is chosen and that jumps out of the goblet, forcing of the middle one, with and out where apparently not hearing correctly which one
Related to La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 27
Unknown La Danse de L'Oeuf an egg in a hat suddenly sticks to a cane and moves from side to side, performed with music by an orchestra
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 29
Unknown La Tête d'or Sautant & Dansant Dans un Verre, pour Répondre à Diverses Questions a golden miniature head moves in a glass to answer questions, with assistant
La Magie Blanche Dévoilée 35
Henri Decremps Ancienne méthode de faire le Tour des trois Canifs. "Divers moyens de cacher un Compere, & de faire croire qu'on n'en a point, lors même qu'on emploie plusieurs." (title continued) more tricks by Pilferer, knife jumps from glass, long discussion about confederates and secret helpers, fake automatons
Related to Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 47
Professor Hoffmann Mode of Preparing specially adhesive Wax for Conjuring Purposes
Modern Magic 118
Professor Hoffmann Lighting and Background for Thread Work
Modern Magic 229
Unknown A Card having been withdrawn and replaced, to call it from the Pack, and to make it come to you of its own accord thread, tabled rising card from spread
Modern Magic 117
Unknown The Wandering Ring ring travels from one hand wrapped in handkerchief to the other, reel
Variations More Magic 196
Unknown Die durchschnittene und wieder reparierte Schnur string through apple is cut and restored
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 187
Unknown Der verhängnisvolle Faden "Ein reizender Gesellschaftsscherz"
thread on jacket, when spectator pulls on it it becomes longer and longer, gag
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 14
Unknown Der Apfel des Paris thread pushed through apple with needle, apple slides down and can stop anytime on command
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 4) 57
Unknown Der Ringzieher "Einige Hilfsmittel der Magie"
reel, vanishing a finger ring, vanishing a card
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 97
Unknown Indische Gaukelei tissue paper crumpled into a ball, clings to hand or finger or floats for a moment, thread from head to wax ball which is attached to a chair
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 41
Unknown Der folgsame Schmetterling "By St. ...", tissue paper butterfly kept in air with fan, new thread hook-up
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 5) 77
Carl Willmann Die Bedeutung des Fadenzuges part two
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 27
Unknown Der bezauberte Ring finger ring slides up and down a wand
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12) 188
Unknown Ein Schneiderartikel thread burned and restored, second thread crumpled up and hidden in fold of skin
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 143
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Das Knäuel patter for torn and restored thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 10) 147
Fr. Maubach Das hypnotisierte Taschentuch knot in handkerchief, it becomes animated and dances between legs, thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 174
Unknown The Burnt Thread non-magical science experiment
The Modern Conjurer 310
Howard Thurston The "Thurston" Rising Cards card floats into hand, two methods (with or without reel)
The Modern Conjurer 119
Carl Willmann Das ungehorsame Taschentuch (borrowed) silk dances around on table, thread and assistant
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 4) 60
Ching Ling Foo, Ellis Stanyon The Chinese Paper-Tearing Trick with thread or paper
  • The Original Form of the Trick
  • Various Methods of Performing it
  • Ellis Stanyon's Method
Later Magic 473
Carl Willmann Improved "Pulls"
  • Willmann's Vanisher
vanishing handkerchief application
Later Magic 33
Unknown The Flying Ring to other hand, reel
Later Magic 35
Hamley Brothers The "Lightning" Vanisher
Later Magic 37
Carl Willmann Die Aufhebung der Schwerkraft ball floats from one hand to the other, thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 6
Carl Willmann Die Königin der Luft I. card rises sideways out of deck that is held in one hand and floats across to other hand
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 164
Carl Willmann Die Königin der Luft II. two glasses on two chairs, deck put in one, card rises and floats across into other glass and back
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 179
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta's New Rising Cards three selections, card fountain finale
Related toVariations The Art of Magic 194
Charles T. Jordan The Bewitched Umbrella No. 3, spectator cannot lift umbrella from performer's hand, thread
Ten New Pocket Tricks 6
Louis Nikola Human Magnetism Rising Card, make chosen card rise out of deck
The Nikola Card System 25
Unknown A Surgical Operation splinter pulled out by spectator from performer's hand becomes long hair, gag
The Magic Annual for 1937 96
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Spooky Yarn yarn remains sustained in midair
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 74
Unknown The Knee Thread animating figure or puppet while sitting, puppet on floor, Pipitilla
The Magic Annual for 1937 89
Jean Hugard The Hugard Method Floating Ball on stage with thread
1. The Ball
2. The Box
3. The Thread
4. The Ear-piece
5. The Hoop
The Magic Annual for 1937 100
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Untying Silk thread
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 78
Unknown The Hindu Thread Trick
Greater Magic 846
Dr. Jacob Daley The Card Windlass or Reel handling for the gaffed method (windlass or Thornton Reel), originally from "Art of Magic"
Greater Magic 426
Dave Roberts The Climbing Bill climbing up the wall, reel
Greater Magic 771
Unknown Method No. 5. Tube and Thread Hair and Wax Pellet, tube with thread in it (weight on one end) is hidden in clothing
Greater Magic 391
Unknown Bent tube for thread
Greater Magic 874
Martin Gardner Cigarette vs Beer lit cigarette is balanced on bottle and moves up and down within, thread
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 273
Theodore Annemann, Holden The Rising Card credits see p. 461
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 66) 459
Bruce Elliott Elliott Elysium striped invisible thread
The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 127) 735
Unknown The Magic Orange thread through orange penetration
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 338
Unknown The Educated knot silk unties itself, thread
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 376
Tom Sellers Through the Eye of a Needle needle threaded in dark while wrists held
That's Good! 3
Elray Cue It! code with a thread, routine wit cigarettes, a book, cards and numbers
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 34) 141
Bob Hummer Bob Hummer's Whirling Card
Also published here Hummer's Whirling Card 2
Jean Hugard Evaporation of a Watch pocket watch vanishes in a hat covered with a handkerchief and appears back in performer's pocket on watchchain
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 8) 33
Clyde Cairy Ribbon Release ribbon and scissors
My Best 158
Bert Easley Coiner! ideas for a miser's dream structure
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 92) 374
Milbourne Christopher The Jumping Silks two different-colored silks held at one corner in each hand visibly change places
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 172
Peter Warlock My Best Rising Cards chair thread set-up
My Best 66
Unknown Magnetized Wand wand moved in hand, thread
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 1) 124
Unknown Magnetic Wand glass of liquid suspended on wand
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 2) 137
John Prince Mendes Shooting Card card shoots out of deck which is held by spectator in performer's hand, reel
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 132
Milbourne Christopher My Thimble Routine "Milbourne Christopher's Column", thimbles and spool of thread appear, thimbles travel and vanish
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 197
Arthur H. Buckley Card in Pocket Book Experiment No. 41 [An old plot with a new and simplified method] - using reel (!)
Card Control 209
Dr. Aaron Weiss The Obedient Silk silk jumps through ring
Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 195
Billy McComb William Turns Gravity Upside Down board on two trestles with three bricks on top, trestles are removed and the rest floats, then board, lowermost and middle brick are removed one by one, still suspended in the air
The First Book of William 49
Unknown The Gypsy Thread Trick with spectator
The Fine Art of Magic 305
Unknown Hindu Yarn Mystery
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 27
U. F. Grant Visible: Invisible Thread invisible thread gag, thread appears
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 207) 827
Bill Nord Hairy Flare moving match box, with burning match
The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 211) 842
Al Baker The Hindu Thread Trick
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 378
Al Baker The Baker General Utility Hook-Up
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 359
Al Baker The Double-Breasted Hook-Up
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 360
Al Baker The Double-Ended Hook-Up
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 360
Al Baker Hair Secrets
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 357
Al Baker Miscellaneous Hair Tricks
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 371
Karrell Fox An Old Yarn yarn hanging from lapel, pulled for long time, one sock is missing
Kornfidentially Yours 30
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Addition magical needle threading combined with Hindu Thread
Unconventional Magic 58
Marconick Gypsy Thread
VariationsAlso published here Unconventional Magic 53
Bobby Bernard Flash Gypsy Thread after restoring the thread, it vanishes in a flame
Magic in Miniature 5
Charlie Miller Two Dollars and Aces aces appear in two envelopes that contained a dollar bill before, P&L Phantastic Card Reel for long spread in air
Inspired by The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 58
Gene Kirk Scotchman "Elevator" Gadget thread with weight in breast pocket, silk jumps back, floating silk etc.
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 369) 304
Paul Curry A Pencil - A Ring - and Gravity ring levitates up and down on pencil, then pencil levitates
Magician's Magic 95
Tony Cole Ah, Sew three thread spools on stick, when covered, the order changes
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 5) 23
Tony Cole Haunted Silk white silk clings to black silk, then moves up and behind black silk and vanishes, reel
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 43
Tony Cole Haunted Silk II silk with knot clings to wall and unknots itself there, reel
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 43
Norman Rhodes Easier Gipsy Thread
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 245
Al Koran The Flying Ring reel
Al Koran's Professional Presentations 107
Lewis Ganson, Harry Hickson, Alan Alan Dual Control two pencils stick to the hand, based on an idea by G.W. Hunter
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 159
Piet Forton Das Fadenzerreissen classic Hindu Thread
Related to Piet Forton Seminar 7
Orlando Bagley Yarn Trick
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 12
Albert Spackman Miniature Rapping Hand miniature doll hand in box rapping and answering questions, different routine ideas,
  • word and card divination and with spirit slates
  • stop trick with cards
  • whistle put into the box and the hand moves and the whistle blows
  • gipsy thread is restored in the box, while hand moves
  • in conjunction with "The Thing"
  • card turnover

Related to The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 74
Tony Cole Cremation Silk loose thread is given to spectator, silk changes to more thread, becomes silk again in spectator's hand
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 236
Edward Marlo The Emerging Card or Fingertip Rise fingertip peeked at card rises, thread, dated 1964, see page 155 for additional observations
Advanced Fingertip Control 99
Val Andrews With a Reel ---- "The Sporting Gambler!" No. 8, discarded card jumps back into spectator's hand
The Idiot at the Card Table 6
Pavel The Instant Silk handkerchief appears in glass
Successful Magic 3
Pavel Encore the Silk in the Knot handkerchief disappears and appears knotted on rope over neck
Successful Magic 21
Gene Nielsen Mind Blower pill in capsule floats up
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 21) 102
Sid Fleischman Torn and Restored Cigarette Paper
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 27) 133
Milton Tropp "Impromptu" Broken & Restored Thread
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 193
Morty Rudnick Hair, There and Everywhere imaginary invisible thread is used to animate various things
Variations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 294
Alan Alan Rising Card loop from sleeve
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 108
George Johnstone Coffee Float! floating coffee cup
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 58) 288
Tony Spina Improved Gypsy Torn and Restored Thread
Close-up Cavalcade 126
Amedeo Vacca Close-up Needle Mystery threaded needle penetrates the thread
Amedeo's Continental Magic 64
Gene Finnell Needle And Thread thread on needle, needle pierced through handkerchief while spectator holds thread ends, needle penetrates thread, and back on
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10) 775
Amedeo Vacca Button-Button vanishing button with reel through sleeve fabric
Amedeo's Continental Magic 37
Amedeo Vacca Acrobatic Matchbox longer routine
Amedeo's Continental Magic 47
John Cornelius Phantom Cigarette miming cigarette, it appears, thread hook-up, rubber cigarette, see also p. 786 for note by Lu Brent
Also published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 7) 739
Patrick Page The Floating Coin coin dropped into a glass of water floats up and out of glass
Tricks with Coins 36
Karl Fulves Watch Reel watches build from coins, other uses for it
Related to Interlocutor (Issue 2) 4
Unknown Billete Volador gag, bill on reel
Magia en el Bar 113
Jan Torell Quick Colour Change of a Silk
Magic by Jan Torell 20
Jan Torell Floating Glasses glass sticks to tray, to silk and floats slowly on a table
Magic by Jan Torell 26
Jan Torell The Acrobatic Match-Box stands up on stretched out palm and lid opens
Magic by Jan Torell 29
Ronnie Gann Tele-kin-'easy' chosen ESP card falls over, selection with second set in envelopes
The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 136) 677
Stephen Minch Nervous Matches small items on table move, invisible thread
Mind & Matter 35
Slydini Gypsy Thread Trick two methods
The Best of Slydini ...and More 100
Pat Conway A Gag From Pat Conway thread becomes invisible when pulled free
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 289
Cardini Cardini's Rising Card floats up into hand, write-up by Milton Tropp
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. Close-Up Folio #6) 937
Karl Fulves, J. W. Sarles Short Story "Jo Sarles", anecdote about long repair of reel
Interlocutor (Issue 14) 51
Jerry Mentzer Thread to Use
The Dancing Cane 2
Max Londono Eternal String with thick string, two methods
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 9) 1
Tommy Wonder Through the Eye of the Needle more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
Also published here Jos Bema - Lecture 10
R. C. Buff The Floating Walking Stick
  • "The Balance"
  • The Floating Move
  • The Stick Rises and Falls
  • The Stick Floats
  • The Stick Revolves in the Air
  • The Stick Clings to the Hand
  • The Stick Revolves on the Palm
  • The Stick Revolves Horizontally in the Air
  • Passing a Hoop over the Stick
  • Around the Hand
  • A Juggling Feat
  • The Climax - Two Sticks from One
The Floating and Dancing Cane 6
R. C. Buff Suggestions on the Floating Cane
  • The Start
  • A Flip of the Hand
  • The Revolving Moves
  • Using the Stick for other Effects
  • The Hook-Up or Loop
  • The Stick Floats from Hand to Hand
The Floating and Dancing Cane 18
Lewis Ganson, Rinod The Dancing Walking Stick
  • The Basic Move
  • The Routine
  • Floating Between the Hands
  • The Stick Dances
  • The Walk Past
  • The High Swing
  • The M Move
  • The Twirl
  • Through the Arms
  • Around the Shoulders
  • The Climax
The Floating and Dancing Cane 20
John C. Wagner Torn and Restored Effects application of Charisma Change to Gypsy Thread, paper napkin, cigarette
7 Secrets 52
Cardini Crawling Bill bill crawl over floor, routine made available via Milton Tropp, wrist reel
Variations The Chronicles (Issue 5) 1114
Unknown Eine Karte kriecht aus dem Spiel card moves out of a spread
Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 61
George Kemp, Nita Kemp Mikhailova Phenomena moving objects with your mind, on pk-phenomena
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 206) 1027
Ted Karmilovich Karmilovich Phenomenon moving objects on table, odd thread set-up
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 216) 1078
Piet Forton Can You Do the Gypsy Thread Again? hindu thread repetition
Related toAlso published here Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 10) 740
Jonathan Yarbrough The Ring prediction of price of ring, price tag, Koran Medaillon type
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 235) 1171
Daniel Cros Daniel's Butterfly card cut into butterfly shape, inspired by Kaps' Floating Cork
Close-up Entertainer 119
Stephen Minch Pickman's Model stain appears on table under statue, then statue moves and disappears
Also published here Lovecraftian Ceremonies 16
Stephen Minch The Music of Erich Zann séance performance, metronome starts moving and violin and music box start playing under glass bowl
Also published here Lovecraftian Ceremonies 36
Lewis Ganson Introduction
The Hindu Thread Trick 4
Hans E. Trixer The Hindu Thread Trick
  • The Effect
  • The Thread
  • Preparation
  • Presentation
The Hindu Thread Trick 5
Marconick Marconick's Gypsy Thread
Also published here The Hindu Thread Trick 10
Lewis Ganson Easy Gypsy Thread
The Hindu Thread Trick 13
Pat Conway Pat Conway's Routine
The Hindu Thread Trick 22
Al Leech Thimble And Thread based on "Topsy Turvey", with a thread spool
Al Leech's Legacy 105
Al Schneider 20th Century Yarn 20th Century Silks with three pieces of yarn and an envelope
Al Schneider On Close-Up 124
Ali Bongo, David Nixon Ali Bongo's Experience
  • The Thread or Cotton
  • Shows for Children
  • The Needle Threading Addition
  • Jewelled Scabbard Gag
  • Humorous Gypsy Thread
  • Disposal of the Pieces
  • Breaking the Thread
  • Displaying the Pieces
  • David Nixon's Idea
  • The Bongo Gypsy Thread Suit
  • A Note on the Preparation
  • Chadwick's Mending Cotton versus Tacking Thread
  • Repeating Impromptu
  • Dany Ray
The Hindu Thread Trick 15
Tom Gagnon Educated Dollar Bill bill crawls underneath wallet in tent configuration, then under ashtray and back
  • The Bill and Wallet
  • Gaining Slack In The Thread
  • Himber Plus Cardini
  • The Bill and the Ashtray
  • Notes by Karl Fulves
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 27) 1325
Bob Hummer Hummer's Whirling Card
Related toAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 84
Mike Caveney The Appearing Jumping Rising Vanishing and Reappearing Thimble
Magicomedy 121
Gordon Hoener 64-Cent Solution moving objects
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 294) 1468
Michael Selwyn Psyched Up crumpled bill levitates
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 297) 1481
Ross Bertram The Hindu Yarn for stage with thicker yarn
Bertram on Sleight of Hand 192
Al Mann The Suspended Glass of Water No. 5
101 Psychic Tests 2
Unknown Threading the Needle No. 10, blindfolded, threads needle many times
101 Psychic Tests 4
Unknown Another Method No. 11, blindfolded, threads needle many times
101 Psychic Tests 4
Barrie Richardson The Strange Key Stunt key moves on hand
Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1096
John Kennedy Animated Card Location three selections, one rises from pocket, second shoots from deck, last rises from deck and floats into hand
Lecture III 12
Mark Lefler Whirling Card card shoots out of deck and floats into hand
Related to Lecture III 16
Piet Forton Dein Zauberstab kann sich biegen und kann schweben... magic wand bends and sticks on hand, various methods, production of a handkerchief
Je geschickter desto Zauberer 23
Henry Mayol Thread-Bare routine with vanishing thread kicker (sucked into mouth)
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 4) 901
Piet Forton Repeat Gipsy Thread repeated gypsy thread
Also published here Magic Lecture Notes 1984 1
Fantasio Any Reel - Locking Reel how to make a locking reel out of a non-locking reel
The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 123
Pascal Monmoine Card Through the Table from a Distance signed card, spectator lights a piece if pyropaper on the deck, the card flutters beneath the center of the table to the floor
Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1229
Jan Torell Schwebende Gläser glass sticks to tray, to silk and floats slowly on a table
Rund um den Zaubertisch 44
Thomas Alan Waters Backdate three-digit number is predicted, pined on performer's back
Variations Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Myxtyr) 665
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
FISM Madrid 1985 2
Unknown Floating Wand thread
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 24
Gene Finnell Gene Finnell's Needle Trick thread on needle, needle pierced through handkerchief while spectator holds thread ends, needle penetrates thread
Also published here Tricks of Conjuring 9
Meir Yedid Serpent Silk Switch animated silk, jumps from floor to hand into sleeve, to breast pocket etc.
Meir Yedid's Stage Stuff 19
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
Mix '86 4
Gaëtan Bloom The Bloom vs. Kulagina Match all matches jump out of box, invisible thread
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 5 46
Patrick Page Thread as a Pull
The Pull Book 38
Patrick Page The Jumping Glove glove on floor jumps up in hand
The Pull Book 38
Patrick Page The Rising Object object rises up to hand
The Pull Book 40
Patrick Page The Moving Object object moves on table
The Pull Book 41
Patrick Page The Untying Handkerchief slowly untying
The Pull Book 42
Jim Hyams The Traveling Toupee toupee vanishes from head and appears in clear plastic box, Crystal Casket
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 344
Steve Beam, Wayne Kyzer Fallout gag, toupee jumps from one hand to the other
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 346
Steve Beam Shampoo gag, more ideas with a toupee and a reel
The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 20) 346
Patrick Page The Ring Pull reel for finger rings
The Pull Book 32
Patrick Page The Reel different designs of reels
The Pull Book 32
Patrick Page The Untying Knot with a Reel knot slowly untying in a handkerchief
The Pull Book 44
Al Bertini Using the Gimmick
  • Pulling out the thread for use
  • Using the repeat quality
Repeat Thread Gimmick 10
Al Bertini The floating finger ring borrowed ring clings to pen, moves up and down, then floats into spectator's hand
Repeat Thread Gimmick 12
Al Bertini The Repeat Thread Gimmick "The work with thread"
characteristics of the gimmick, which consists of an invisible thread dispenser in a pen
1. The Material
2. Fixation points and sensors
3. Knots
4. The Dress
5. The lighting
Repeat Thread Gimmick 5
David Britland Elastic Thread as Reel Substitute
Related to
  • "Penetrable Silk" (Spalding, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic Vol. 2)
Card Kinetics 38
Fantasio Der tatsächlich verschwindende Stock vanishing cane handling with reel
Fantasio 19
Fantasio Die wirklich verschwindende Kerze candle vanishes under handkerchief
Fantasio 24
David Britland Elastic Thread on invisible elastic thread
Card Kinetics 20
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 1
David Britland Making the Loops invisible elastic thread loops
Card Kinetics 21
David Britland The Simple Rise elastic thread loop
Card Kinetics 23
David Britland Unloading the Loop getting rid of elastic thread loop after card trick
Card Kinetics 24
Shiv Duggal The Angel of Death cigarette rises out of cigarette pack, elastic thread loop
Card Kinetics 32
David Britland Hell Fire match box closes by itself, elastic thread loop
Card Kinetics 33
David Britland Angel Ghost dancing handkerchief, elastic thread loop
  • Wakey Wakey
  • Hip Hop
Card Kinetics 38
David Britland The Ultimate Angel elastic thread loop
Inspired byVariations Card Kinetics 25
Shiv Duggal, Chris Powers The Ultimate Angel - Ideas
Inspired by Card Kinetics 27
David Britland Angel Aces four Aces leap out of deck one by one, elastic thread loop
Variations Card Kinetics 28
Shiv Duggal Angel Aces with Selection selection shoots out of deck, elastic thread loop
Inspired by Card Kinetics 31
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
Lecture 1
David Britland Mechanical Popper silk appears in empty hand, elastic thread loop
Inspired by
  • "Popper" (Milbourne Christopher, Hen Fetch, Rice's Encyclopedia of Silk Magic)
Related to
Card Kinetics 35
Stefan Schutzer The Self Folding Bill thread
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 9-12 Paul Harris: The Act) 61
David Britland, Finn Jon Adding the Loop how to get into possession of the loop in performance
Card Kinetics 22
John Cornelius The Phantom Cigarette miming cigarette, it appears, thread hook-up, rubber cigarette
Also published here Creative Secrets No. 1 7
Eugene Burger Cosmic Thread hindu mythology presentation
The Experience of Magic 107
Michael Ammar The Floating Bill elastic invisible thread suggested by Alexander de Cova
Related to Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 46
David Lederman Looped how to make loops from elastic invisible thread
The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 35) 634
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
NYCANOTES 1
Michael Weber The Spider signed bill travels cleanly from one cup to another
Also published here La Magie de Michael Weber 2
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 16 dowel in thumb tip winds up thread
Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 58
Gary Darwin Darwin's Burnt & Restored String
Hardcore 168
Ali Bongo Knetgummizerschneiden magically cutting modeling clay into three pieces
Ali Bongo 16
Ben Martin It's the Reel Thing
Card to Wallet 62
Buatier de Kolta De Kolta's Foutain of Cards three selections
Related to Knowing The Rising Cards 20
Steve Dusheck A Reel Thumb Tip for silk vanish, as sucker gag with second thumb tip, with other suggestions
Related to Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 21
Karrell Fox Visilk Transposition two openly held silks visibly transpose
Goodies 94
Michael Ammar, Alexander de Cova The Floating Bill with information about elastic, invisible thread, expanded translation from MAJ
Related to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 3) 28
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 1
Stefan Schutzer Der sich selbst faltende Geldschein translation from reference
Related to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Gordon Jeppesen Turning Point paper tube is balanced on two glasses, one glass moves away then, paper tube turns to audience
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 1) 7
Tony Cachadiña Cigarrette without Gravity cigarette levitates in bottle
Lecture Notes 2
Tony Cachadiña The Flotting Bank-Note floating bill
Lecture Notes 18
Tony Cachadiña Magic with Threads Suggestions and ideas for:
  • the thread
  • the wax
  • the thread holder
  • the security break
Lecture Notes 20
Michael Weber The Spider signed bill travels cleanly from one cup to another
Also published here Lecture Collection 2
Alexander de Cova Der schwebende Geldschein floating bill handling by de Cova
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 8
Michael Ammar Der schwebende Geldschein continuation of translation of reference
Related to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 3
Alexander de Cova Magie mit dem Wurli-Wurm Squirmel/Wonder Worm ideas and routines
  • Die Vorbereitung (preparation)
  • Die beidhändige Handhabung (two-handed)
  • Die einhändige Handhabung (one-handed)
  • Auf dem Bleistift (with pencil)
  • Die Daumenspitze (thumb tip)
  • Aus dem Ärmel (sleeve)
  • Die "S" Faltung
  • Anstelle der Schaumgummibälle
  • Der farbwechselnde Wurm (color change)
  • Der ungezogene Wurm
  • Der Schlangenkorb (meine Lieblingsroutine)
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 15
Dan Harlan Financial Attraction floating Dollar Bill, with the Harlan Hookup
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 1) 1
Bob Rees Suck It Up method to load end of invisible thread into mouth during performance, straw
The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 5
Karl Fulves Loopy Loop two different colored string loops transpose instantly
Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 26
Unknown The Enchanted Cane floating cane, thread
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 52
Unknown The Chinese Wands two strings through wood pillars, one cut and restored, "Pillars of Solomon"
More Greater Magic 1148
Michael Close Bloom On Your Hand matchbook cover stands on edge (I.T.R.), match animation
Workers Number 4 32
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
Connotes 1
Robert Parrish The Spirit Dial number chosen with dice divined with spirit clock
Great Tricks Revisited 17
Bob Marvin Bob Marvin's Floating Ball one-man method
Great Tricks Revisited 121
Tommy Wonder Through the Eye of the Needle more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
Also published here The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 72
Aaron Fisher Buenos Notches thread is fed between two slits of a card, cut and restored, two parts clearly separated
Also published here The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 3) 8
Aaron Fisher Buenos Notches thread is fed between two slits of a card, cut and restored, two parts clearly separated
Also published here Lost Studio Sessions 4
Tommy Wonder Reel Pull
The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 304
Michael Kaminskas Heli-Card card rises from deck then it is signed and is spinned in the air, Steve Fearson Hookup
Miracle Material 19
Jörg Alexander Weber Sticking To The Gypsy Thread convincer
Also published here The Book 125
Gus Davenport Thread Vanish sucked into mouth
Vis à Vis 21
Nicholas Einhorn Spooked deck on floor, card jumps out at the end
  • History
  • Preparation
  • Performance
  • Clean-up
Spooked 6
Nicholas Einhorn Warning! on thread work
Spooked 16
David Regal Got a Light? Two matchboxes perform a series of animations, drawers open and close by themselves, thread hook-up
Close-Up & Personal 73
Karl Fulves Stuck Up staple of magazine bent open for levitation or hook-up
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 58
Robert E. Neale A Hair of the Dog bill folded into dog
  • Bonus Number One - Bob's Presentation
  • Bonus Number Two - Magic Doggie! (dog stands up by himself)
Son of Simon Says! 151
Karl Fulves No Needles "Problems"
performer mimes knitting, a scarf appears, posed as a problem
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 211
David Regal Solid Gold with reel
Constant Fooling 1 204
John Carney Ascension four selections, one rises underneath silk, one floats into hand, fountain for last card
The Book of Secrets 300
R. Paul Wilson Threadbare presentation for floating bill, with spool of regular thread
13 3
Al Baker Thread Trick
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 751
Jim Patton, David Britland A Double Shot two selections shoot out of deck as it is dribbled onto table, secret thin rubber band
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 5) 2
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
Singapore Notes 1
Bruce Cervon, David Britland The California Angels visual ace production, secret thin rubber band, two handlings, see further credits in Issue 6, p. 1
Inspired by Penumbra (Issue 5) 7
Al Baker Attaching Hairs
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 682
Al Baker Card from the Hat - Finger Tip Method thread attached to finger tip
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 689
Al Baker Card from the Hat - Clockwork Method mechanical
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 690
Al Baker New Improved Rising Card from Hat
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 690
Nicholas Einhorn Gold Rush reel
World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 2 5
Philip T. Goldstein Suspencil pencil sticks to hand, loops
Applecture 1
Luke Jermay PK Lipstick mixture of Banachek's PK Touches and ashes to palm (with lipstick)
Inspired by The Coral Fang 30
Patrik Kuffs Invisible Touch spectator draws x on a picture of a hand, another spectator feels a touch on that very finger
Seven By Patrik Kuffs 18
Piet Forton Mehrfacher Gypsy Thread repeated gypsy thread
Also published here Das 2005 — Close-Up Seminar 2
Vanni Bossi Buttoned 2 card appears on shirt button, reel
Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 6
Vanni Bossi Guess How Many clean switch of folded card (or similar item), reel
Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 7
Mark Lewis The Squirmle
  • The Basic Move
  • The Routine
Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 13
Mark Lewis Afterthoughts more details on thread management for the wonder mouse
Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 18
Mark Lewis Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse pitch item, animated small mouse running over the hands by itself
  • Properties and Preparation
  • The Basic Move
  • The Final Phase (using glass and cased card decks, see p. 12)
Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 2
Mark Lewis, Johnny Neptune Spooky Pencil animated coin and pencil
  • The Coin Trick and the Spooky Pencil
  • The Pencil Rises in the Fist
  • The Pencil Moves Across the Hand
  • The Pencil Rises Across the Fingers
  • The Pencil Rises from the Bottle
Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 7
Trevor Lewis Gypsy Thread
Related to Routines Matter 89
Trevor Lewis Birthday Button hindu thread presentation, using large button
Routines Matter 92
Stephen Minch Pickman's Model stain appears on table under statue, then statue moves and disappears
Also published here The Book of Forgotten Secrets 45
Stephen Minch The Music of Erich Zann séance performance, metronome starts moving and violin and music box start playing under glass bowl
Also published here The Book of Forgotten Secrets 89
Patrick Page Hanky Panky 1 silk jumps in box
Magic Page by Page 298
Patrick Page Hanky Panky 2 silk jumps around
Magic Page by Page 298
Patrick Page, David Nixon Attraction object fall on the floor and jumps up when large magnet is held next above it, gag
Magic Page by Page 286
Patrick Page The Buttonhole flower appears on buttonhole
Magic Page by Page 287
Patrick Page A Hat Trick tennis ball appears on bowler hat
Magic Page by Page 290
Patrick Page Home James handkerchief jumps up back in outer breast pocket
Magic Page by Page 292
Patrick Page Which Hand is it in? with handkerchief for one spectator, rest of audience can see how it works
Magic Page by Page 315
Patrick Page Ditto with handkerchief for one spectator, rest of audience can see how it works
Magic Page by Page 315
John Carney Hypnotizing a Straw! straw rises in bottle
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 8
Unknown Reel & Ring borrowed ring placed in box, it travels into another box
Prolix (Issue 10) 692
Unknown Door Penetration finger ring penetrates through door with one hand on each side
Prolix (Issue 10) 692
Al Baker, Eric Evans Al Baker Meets Hofzinser's Ghost ITR (Spider Pen) method
Inspired by 53 Friends 31
Tony Chang Looper straw shoots from glass, invisible thread loop
I Was Kidnapped 13
Patrick Lehnen Floating Business hook-up with ITR
Lecture Notes 31
Joaquín Matas, Juan Manuel Marcos, Jorge Blass El Hilo Roto y Recompuesto tips on the Hindu Thread, with thicker thread
A Fuego Lento — Volumen I 32
Paul Vigil Update three digits called out by spectators, predicted by a prediction written on a card safety pinned to the back of the performer's jacket, credit information on the plot
Inspired by Classic Fantastic 139
G Chi (念) Cigarette balanced on the box, magically moves, spins, and falls off
Inspiration 4
G Chi 2 (气2) Make cigarette fly up from table on command
Believe 7
Gene Anderson The Hindu Thread Trick A. Introduction
B. Hind Thread or Gypsy Thread... what's in a name?
C. Gene's presentation and script
D. Preparation
Related to Gene Anderson — The Book 212
Vanni Bossi With Your Peanuts card folded to can of peanuts, reel
The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 33
G Ouija (牌仙) Haunted Deck
Emotion 22
Michael Weber, Andy (The Jerx) Pale Horse and Rider Using Ouija Board to do progressive anagram routines - different handlings and touches
The Jerx 255
Jörg Alexander Weber Miracle Thread thread marked with sticker
Inspired byAlso published here Magic Illusions 23
张国洲 Jojo 独一无二的十一元 (The One and Only Eleven Dollar Bill) Dollar coin fused with ten dollar bill, then plucked out again
The Truth 真相 29
Johnny Thompson Color-Changing Silk visible, reel
Inspired by
  • method attributed to Henry Christ
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 237
Daniel Garcia Stir Crazy stir stick (or toothpick, cigarette, ...) spins and flies off glass
Something More 26
Daniel Garcia Puff spectator blows card out during dribble, invisible thread loop
Something More 22
Wayne Houchin Thread Magician swallows thread, thread is pulled out of eye
Houchin: Thread & Control 1
Joaquín Navajas Telequinesp chalk on hand starts to move and draws chosen symbol
Monedas Personales Y Más 100
Joaquín Navajas La Carta que se Mantiene en Pie convincing handling for Gaeton Bloom's Standing Card
Inspired by Monedas Personales Y Más 175
Ben Hart A Gift from Venus venus flytrap plant closes on demand
The Darkest Corners 149
Ben Hart Card in Balloon
The Darkest Corners 161