67 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Animation
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Unknown The Dancing Handkerchief thread
- Parlour Method
- Stage Method
Later Magic 335
Al Baker The Self-Unknotting Handkerchief thread, not fixed to body The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 96
Rex Slocombe The Knot in the Silk knot ties itself, thread The Magic Annual for 1937 62
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Untying Silk thread The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 78
Unknown The Dancing Lady sight gag Greater Magic 611
Unknown The Self Tying Silk thread Greater Magic 612
Unknown The Rolling Golf Ball rolling itself up in a borrowed handkerchief, ungaffed objects Greater Magic 837
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 364
George Delaney An Acrobatic Handkerchief impromptu dancing handkerchief The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 197
Unknown The Invisible Hair napkin or handkerchief animates as if drawn by invisible hair After the Dessert 17
Unknown The Educated knot silk unties itself, thread Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 1 376
Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify itAlso published here Deck Deception 18
Hart Fisher Glorifying the Dancing Handkerchief with two handkerchiefs, routine without explanation Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 13
Audley Walsh Lead in Your... handkerchief is balanced on finger in impossible ways, gimmickInspired by
  • Sid Fleishman's "Million Dollar Gimmick" and Thayer's "Kobra"
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 306
Unknown Divining Hanky animated handkerchief nods above selection Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 58
Hen Fetsch Spirit Bumps ghost in handkerchief with Pop Up Tie The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 452
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
Bert Allerton Impromptu Handkerchief Routine The Close-Up Magician 44
Bert Allerton The Invisible Hair The Close-Up Magician 46
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
Dirk Van Brummer, Sam Hughes, Frank Garcia, Louis Tannen The Thing solid ghost appears under a handkerchief, makes noises and vanishes again The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 154
Alan Alan A Tip From Alan Alan tip for the gimmick The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 159
Roy Johnson Hypno-Hank gag, handkerchief moves up and down, invisible hair presentation Second Time Around 11
Ed Thiele He Has It! handkerchief nods on the selection in tabled row, but it's not it, it's in the handkerchief instead, see also p. 410 for comment by Steve Holland, p. 420 for comment by Leslie May The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6, No. 3) 396
John Dowdell Pocket Seance ideas for Glorpy The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 32) 158
Pavel The Jumping Silk from hand to hand and back Tarbell Course in Magic - Volume 7 318
Sid Fleischman Haunted House Plus Two using Jap Box, moving silkRelated to The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 61) 302
Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify itAlso published here The Living End 136
Unknown El Nudo Magnetico knot in handkerchief apparently moves with invisible hair Aprenda Ud. Magia 59
Unknown Balancing a Handkerchief on the chin Tricks with Handkerchiefs 8
Patrick Page A Comedy Illusion invisible hair and handkerchief, gag Tricks with Handkerchiefs 29
Patrick Page A Comedy Interlude handkerchief floats up in hand Tricks with Handkerchiefs 58
Jan Torell The Pocketlift silk rises from breast pocket Magic by Jan Torell 6
Philip T. Goldstein The Spirit Is Willing (to Write) spirit writing on signed business card, glorpy The Blue Book of Mentalism 16
Jim Ryan Almost Impromptu Solid Ghjost Zombie without ball, impromptu Lecture Notes Bar Magic 13
Martin Gardner Jumping Hanky Magic from the Parade #1 5
Keith Allen Impromptu Haunted Hank Magic from the Parade #1 5
Jeff McBride Necktie Party tie is removed, knot undoes itself, vanishes, reappears around neck The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 50
Unknown The Light Touch effects and gags with match, cigarette, silk that bounces back from floor The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 21
Meir Yedid Serpent Silk Switch animated silk, jumps from floor to hand into sleeve, to breast pocket etc. Meir Yedid's Stage Stuff 19
Karl Fulves Ghost in Silk bag formed with handkerchief, animation inside, posed as problem Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 44
David Britland Angel Ghost dancing handkerchief, elastic thread loop
- Wakey Wakey
- Hip Hop
Card Kinetics 38
John Cornelius Impromptu Solid Ghost impromptu Glorpy Creative Secrets No. 1 12
Unknown A Glass of Helium No. 3, glass wrapped with silk, items that are pushed into glass jump out again, rubber bandAlso published here Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 9
Karl Fulves Glorpy No. 42, secret fork used to animate knife under handkerchief Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 121
Karl Fulves Animation chapter intro Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 161
Unknown Fatima No. 54, figure build from silk, its legs "dance" Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 161
Unknown Animation No. 7, six copper coins and one silver coin in handkerchief, silver coin apparently doesn't like that and the handkerchief shakes widely, at doorway edge, part of handkerchief behind door, gag Self-Working Coin Magic 9
Mark Young The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animatedAlso published here Garrett Does The U.K. 12
Dan Garrett The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animatedAlso published here Garrett In The U.S.A. 12
Muneo Yokoi Jolly Spooks Handling for Haunted Handkerchief Volum 5 Lecture Note 24
Scotty York Froggy Goes A'Courtin card reveals itself underneath handkerchief, glorpy, with card frog that changes into caricature card of performerRelated to For Your Eyes Only 18
Tony Binarelli Voodoo X on selection appears on duplicate in second deck, also circle on face, involved voodoo doll and movement under handkerchief, glorpy Card File 157
Jack Miller Knot Trick untieing, thread, very brief note More Greater Magic 1247
Karrell Fox Peek-A-Boo silk from breast pocket vanishes in hand, reappears by slowly crawling out of breast pocket again Much Ado About Something 142
Karl Fulves Night Moves card in center of tabled deck, covered with handkerchief, movement, card now on top The Vampire Chronicles 26
Ted Lesley Origami - Telekinesis bill in envelope folds itself into origami figure, using Teleport-Envelopes and Glorpy Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1, No. 10) 8
John Cornelius Impromptu Ghost Trap rubber tubing as glorpy alternative The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 59
Kurt Weiss Ghost Detector red and white silk tied together, they untie by themselves, apple in paper bag transforms into two oranges, rubber apple Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 204
Tino, Oriol El Fantasma del Pañuelo design for Glorpy, ghost handkerchief La Magia Española del Siglo XX 317
Patrick Page The Nobody Handkerchief gimmick for dancing handkerchief, in the hands Magic Page by Page 254
Patrick Page Home James handkerchief jumps up back in outer breast pocket Magic Page by Page 292
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
Johnny Thompson Unprepared Serpentine Silk knot vanishes with a snapInspired by
  • an item from Keith Clark
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 233