36 entries in Rope / Animation
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tom Sellers Rollo ball balances on rope
Related to 1931 11
Harry C. Bjorklund The Slow Motion Restoration
Also published here 1938 797
The Rising and Falling Tube. A Genuine Hindu Trick bamboo tube travels up and down a cord
1938 838
Paul Curtis Equiloball ball balances on rope
Related to 1940
The Jinx (Issue 106)
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
Also published here 1941 74
Harry C. Bjorklund The Slow Motion Restoration by Harry Bjorklund
Also published here 1941 ca. 306
John Lippy, Jr. The Hypnotized Rope rope stands still horizontally
1941 ca. 361
Rupert Slater Rupert Slater's Moth and Rope moth climbs up rope, Indian rope trick presentation
1941 ca. 377
Sid Lorraine The Pocket Hindoo Rope Trick rope vanishes, Indian rope trick presentation, flash rope
1941 ca. 381
Self-Untying Rope thread
1942/27 349
J. Ray Beffel The Hindu Rope Trick rope in bowl on table starts to rise up and sinks down again
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945)
Eddie Turner Serepent Rope Serpent Silk and Reel routine, done with a rope, idea
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
Don Ausman Vanishing Dove on Rope rope raises form basket, dove in bag vanishes
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
Jack Yeager Arosol Magic as John Yeager, inventor theme for magic act, Poona Poona Rope, foil paper heating up, Blooming Rose Bouquet, ropes penetrate wand
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Walter Slasor New Routines for Your Shelved Magic different trick combinations, ideas
  • 1. Tricky Tumbler (Grant), Vanishing Wand (Walsh)
  • 2. The Handkerchief Pedestal
  • 3. Drawer Box, Spring Rabbit, Dot's A Dandy (Allen)
  • 4. Comedy Pump (Ireland)
  • 5. Devil's Handkerchief, Menge Tricky Tumbler
  • 6. Saltsation (Grant)
  • 7. Rubber Egg (Weller), Milk in Hat (Grant)
  • 8. Comedy Silks (Fox)
  • 9. Temple Screen (Grant)
  • 10. P&L Candlestick coin holder
  • 11. Magic Funnel, Slate
  • 12. Magic Funnel
  • 13. Breakaway Fan, Bang Gun
  • 14. Dial X (Grant), Wrist Watch Tape Measure (Tannen)
  • 15. German Milk Glass (Grant), Confetti Cannister (Grant)
  • 16. Ceylon Strip (Torsberg), Hypnotic Card Box
  • 17. Ghost Glass (Grant)
  • 18. Tricky Tumbler, Color Book (Windsor)
  • 19. Stiff Rope (Grant)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Soga Hindu hindu rope, moves on performer's command
1967 51
Ken Green Der Indische Seiltrick wire inside rope
Also published here
  • Abracadabra, 1957/1958
June 1976
Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 4)
Das Unique "Galli-Galli Seil" rope moves by itself between hands of performer
Also published here
  • The Gen, July 1968
July 1977
Intermagic (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Karl Fulves (C) Semi-Shears scissors rises up the rope, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 37)
Karl Fulves Rope Problem #2 - Chinese Ropes two ropes, on over each shoulder, when one is pulled, the other moves up à la Chinese Sticks, posed as a problem
1986 12
Terri Rogers The Italian Rope Trick rope stands upright, can be examined, spaghetti gimmick
Also published here 1986 60
R. C. Buff Rigid Rope Variation rigid rope, with thread attached
1987 25
Terri Rogers Der italienische Seiltrick rope stands upright, can be examined, spaghetti gimmick
Also published here July 1989
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 4 & 5)
Alan Wakeling The Hindu Rope rope rises out of basket, then woman floats on it à la Broom Suspension, method not described
1993 313
Steve Dusheck Universal Gimmick hook-up for invisible thread that can be attached to clothing, with weight to pull back thread, with applications:
  • rope floats to hand
  • third tassel gag for Chinese sticks
  • rising card with card floating to hand
  • as pull, match or coin vanish
Inspired byVariations
  • "Invisible Thread Retractor" (Steve Dusheck, marketed 1978)
Also published here
  • marketed in 1968
1994 74
Mark Mason, Vic Connor Hindu Rope Surprise rope floats and dances, invisible thread reel
2000 8
Al Schneider Serpent String
  • The Schneider Technique
knot in string unties itself
Jan. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 1)
Al Baker A Rope Interlude thread, unknotting rope
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)
Tomo Maeda Hangarian Rope rope becomes stiff, then changes into a coat hanger shape
July 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 7)
Francis Tabary The Floating Knot knot in rope starts to levitate away from the rope
2004 250
Robert E. Neale Modern Rope Trick Hindu Rope, rope is made to rigidly stand vertically when held in hand
2008 385
Trevor Lewis Stiff Rope rigid rope / hindu rope, presentation idea
2009 152
Doug Edwards Rope Fantasy rigid rope / hindu rope, different design, with additional ideas
2013 114
Larette Close-Up Rope Trick
Also published here 2014 121
Jim Steinmeyer, C. James McLemore Cirque de Puce
  • Conjuring
two rings are tied to two strings and hanging down, they swing back and forth on command, trained flea circus presentation
Inspired by Aug. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 8)
John Carney Great Leon's Haunted Doll House doll house used for seance effects
  • "Spiritual" Inspiration
  • The House and Hookup
  • The Effects
    • Jump-Rope
    • Milk-Go Glass
    • School Slate
    • Doll's Hand
    • The Wind-up Monkey
    • Flash of Light
    • Gimmicked Frame/Floating Ghostly Face
    • The Tray
    • Wand/Thread Hooking Up
  • The Routine
Inspired by
  • "Miniature Haunted House" (Leon, manuscript)
2020 222