164 entries in Coin / Effect Themes / Appearance & Vanish/Reproduction Routines / Miser's Dream
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Half-crown (or Florin) Wand
1876 Modern Magic 203
Unknown The Shower of Money
1876 Modern Magic 205
Unknown Die verschwundenen Thaler coins after miser's dream are poured on table and then swiped onto a plate where they vanish in a flash, table servante
Dec. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 180
Unknown Reproduction of Coins short miser's dream explanation with top hat in step b.
May 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 9) 139
Arthur "Dr. Avon" Kollmann Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin stand, coin multiplication, shell with three thin coins inside
Dec. 1897 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 182
Unknown Thalerkrisis
Related to Sep. 1897 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 39
Professor Bellonie Die Vermehrung der Thaler coin production routine
July 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 107
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Vermehrung der Thaler No. 4, one coin is used to produce multiple coins by breaking off a piece that turns out to be a new coin
1899 Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 23
Servais LeRoy Die unerschöpfliche Münzenquelle coins appear within the audience and are poured into hat, stacks kept together with thread
May 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 72
Carl Willmann Die Thaler im Hut holder attached to hat
May 1899 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 5) 73
Unknown The Miser's Dream No. 5, standard method and more, spectator catches final invisible coin that drops audibly into hat
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 14
Carl Willmann Coin Catching Gimmick sleeve mechanism with tube that brings coin to fingertips and retracts with coin again, for Miser's Dream, with second gaff for hat or container that releases coins that are apparently dropped inside
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 16
Servais LeRoy Money Everywhere No. 6, coins produced from spectator's clothing, hidden in small bags in other hand or at body
1900 Der Amateurzauberer 19
Carl Willmann, Alfred Molenaar Variation zum Geldfang im Hut I. with loader to steal a stack of coins
Variations June 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 6) 94
T. Nelson Downs VII. Der Geldfang im Hute routine description, see also p. 127 for correction
July 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 7) 102
Carl Willmann Variation zum Geldfang im Hut II. another holder
Aug. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 8) 121
Carl Willmann Variation zum Geldfang im Hut III.
Sep. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 9) 135
Carl Willmann Variation zum Geldfang im Hut IV. showing hands empty while holding hat
Inspired by Oct. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 151
Pietro Vallini Zum "Geldfang im Hute" gaffed hat
Nov. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 166
Charles Bertram The Aerial Mint with hat
1902 The Modern Conjurer 176
Carl Willmann Der Thaler am Hutrand coin stands upright on edge of top hat, as interlude for production
Mar. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 3) 40
Wilhelm Grüner Der Thalerfang im Hut coins change into chocolate coins after miser's dream
June 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 93
Unknown Eine Variation zum Geldfang im Hut all coins vanish at the end
Oct. 1902 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 154
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli XI. Traum oder Wirklichkeit?
  • 1. Goldregen (coins are produced and placed inside a hat, Miser's Dream)
  • 2. Hellsehen (marked coin is found among others inside hat)
  • 3. Der Spiritisten-Taler (coin penetrates silk)
1902 Moderne Magie 128
C. Begemann Zum "Thalerfang im Hut" coins vanish in hat as finale
Mar. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 3) 44
Carl Willmann Verschiedenes miser's dream, Alfred Uferini
Sep. 1904 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 142
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Traum eines Geizhalses with photographs
Related to Jan. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 14
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der Traum eines Geizhalses continuation
a. Das Herbeischaffen der Taler (holder to load from table)
b. Die Einleitung des Kunststückes
Related to Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 23
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster c. Das Erscheinen des ersten Talers coin productions
Feb. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 2) 25
Unknown Von Paris nach London two hats borrowed, marked coins placed in one which is tabled, coins travel into other hat that is held in hand one by one audibly à la miser's dream
Mar. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 3) 40
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der "Blitz"-Talerfang-Apparat needles on coin, other coins with holes so a stack can be fixed for production
Sep. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 9) 141
Guido von Alvensleben Die Talerschleuder apparatus that shoots out coins one by one, put in sleeve
Oct. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 10) 161
Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Der Maletzki-Griff coin tossed into hat and immediately a coin is reproduced from the bottom of the hat, kind of penetration, repeated a few times
Dec. 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 1) 11
T. Nelson Downs Latest Method for the "Miser's Dream" Downs Palm Production
1909 The Art of Magic 249
Unknown New Coin Catching coin on thread, attached to body, for endless coin production where coin can be thrown in tumbler
1909 The Art of Magic 271
Unknown A New Coin Spider gimmick so both sides of hand can be shown empty and fingers spread before coin production
1909 The Art of Magic 276
Carl Anderson A Coin Act and a Coin Ladder coins produced with borrowed hat, then they penetrate hat and drop down coin ladder
1909 The Art of Magic 278
Robertson Keene Miser's Dream coins stuck behind various objects
Also published here
  • More Novel Notions (Robertson Keene)
1933 Page Wright's Notebook 1
Jean Hugard The Miser's Dream 1. The Original Method
1935 Coin Magic 69
Jean Hugard The Miser's Dream. Stage Presentation
1935 Coin Magic 70
Jean Hugard 1. The Receptacle bucket, glass bowl etc.
1935 Coin Magic 70
Jean Hugard The Setting of the Act
1935 Coin Magic 72
Jean Hugard The First Coin to be Caught four methods
1935 Coin Magic 73
Jean Hugard Repeated Catches
1935 Coin Magic 74
Jean Hugard Securing the Second Load in Left Hand
1935 Coin Magic 75
Jean Hugard Finish several coins produced at the same time as a finale
1935 Coin Magic 76
Jean Hugard With Glass Bowl on Table Only glass bowl, ased on the Ramsay subtlety
1935 Coin Magic 77
Jean Hugard A Brilliant Manipulation technique based on Downs palm
1935 Coin Magic 78
Jean Hugard Manipulations and Advanced Flourishes I. With Four Coins
II. With Four Coins
III. With Five Coins
IV. With Five Coins (including Roll Down)
1935 Coin Magic 79
Jean Hugard Gags for Miser's Dream
1935 Coin Magic 87
Unknown The Miser's Dream - Coins from the Shoe sequence to fit into routine
1938 Greater Magic 701
Unknown The Hooked Coin sequence to fit into miser's dream routine
1938 Greater Magic 702
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Coin Load holder for Miser's Dream, with hat and slate
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 11) 3
Unknown A New Coin Production display between fingers of closed fist
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 50
Unknown Method for Obtaining First Coin for Miser's Dream from matchbook
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 58
Unknown Miser's Dream. New Finale coconut production from hat
1939 The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 58
Laurie Ireland Manipulative Dollar thimble for little finger glued to coin
1940 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 16
Edward Victor An Original Coin Production
  • from palm
  • from thumb palm
applied in a Miser's Dream routine
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 121
Hervel Mon Perfectionnement pour la Chasse aux Pièces model for gaffed bucket
Oct. 1941 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 3 No. 10) 6
Unknown Une finale pour la Chasse aux pièces finale for miser's dream, production of fake rabbits, followed by french translation "Finale zur Münzenjagd"
May 1941 La Baguette Magique (Issue 5) 1
Laurie Ireland Production of Coins from the Mouth "A pretty sequence for the Miser's Dream"
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 28
Laurie Ireland Patter for the Miser's Dream
1942 Bull's-Eye Coin Tricks 28
Unknown The Miser's Dream full routine, using hat
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 99
Tom Sellers Tip for the Miser's Dream using brush
1943 Magical Mixture 15
E.S. Hoffman Cute Coin coin production gimmick
1943 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 31) 129
Verne Chesbro The Silver Shower miser's dream with bucket and gimmick
1945 My Best 298
Bert Easley Coiner! ideas for a miser's dream structure
1945 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 92) 374
Jean Hugard A Miser Dreams in the Parlor routine with hat and silk handkerchief
June 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 1) 126
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
4. 20th Century Silks idea
5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
6. Comedy bits with a stooge
7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
9. Thimble color change
10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 12
Al Leech Impromptu Miser's Dream with a Handkerchief
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 36
T. Nelson Downs Downs' Palm two methods to produce single coins from stack in Downs palm
1948 Principles and Deceptions 61
Arthur H. Buckley, Allan Shaw The Miser's Dream with commentary on the plot and outline of Allan Shaw's Miser's Dream Routine
1948 Principles and Deceptions 87
W. J. Alkinson Finale to the "Miser's Dream" originally from Stanyon's "Magic", July 1902
1948 Principles and Deceptions 89
Arthur H. Buckley A Phantasy in Silver "My Complete Act with Coins, with Every Detail for a Scintillating Presentation Fully and Carefully Explained and Illustrated"
thorough explanation, using lots of sequences described before, with appearing cane
1948 Principles and Deceptions 115
Eddie Joseph Money, Money Everywhere coins and bills produced from spectator
1950 The Art of Body Loading & Productions 52
J. B. Bobo The Miser's Dream general remarks and history
1952 Modern Coin Magic 306
T. Nelson Downs T. Nelson Downs' Original Version with a hat, includes different palming techniques
1952 Modern Coin Magic 308
Unknown Production Of Any Number Of Coins At Finger Tips
1952 Modern Coin Magic 316
Glenn Harrison The Miser's Dream with bucket
1952 Modern Coin Magic 322
M.S. Whitford The Miser's Dream with glass
1952 Modern Coin Magic 326
Jack Makepeace A Miser's Dream Routine with wine glass
1952 Modern Coin Magic 329
Harry Bernard Perpetual Coins coin production, coins are always put in the pocket
1952 Modern Coin Magic 330
Stanley Collins Owen Clark
Variations 1952 Modern Coin Magic 333
Wally Dean, Bruce Elliott The Miser's Dream Come True! in a wine glass
Also published here 1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 272) 1086
Wally Dean The Miser's Dream Come True! in a wine glass
Also published here 1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 84
Unknown The Miser's Dream with saucer, gaffed method, brief
1953 Classic Secrets of Magic 93
Mo Howarth Mo's Miser different Miser's Dream Bucket design
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 309) 35
T. Nelson Downs Latest Method for "The Miser's Dream" production from Downs Palm
Also published here 1954 Routined Manipulation Finale 34
Sam "Cordé" Cohn Coin Pail plastic coin pail, part of "Dress Up Your Oldies"
1957 26 Originals 13
Robert L. Henderson The Miser's Dream using a glass, producing coins from child
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 21
T. Nelson Downs An Extra Load for the Miser's Dream getting a forty coin load, described by John Mulholland
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 426
Neil Foster Climax to the Coin Pail big final load
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 426
Harry Louine The Miser's Dream with Paper Bag
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 427
Charlie Miller The Miller Routine For The Miser's Dream with "Some Additional Tips" (originally from Genii)
1966 The New Modern Coin Magic 433
Charlie Miller Miser's Dream or Money Catching tips and sequences
1967 Charlie Miller Lecture Notes 8
Aaron Black Black's Aerial Treasury
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 157
Ellison Poland Coin Pail From Sand Bucket
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 210
Sol Stone Miser's Dream Move
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 255
Bob Read R.I.P. sort of miser's dream with a hat, joke
1973 Thanks to Pepys... 14
Amedeo Vacca Pin-Coin pin on coin used for production
1974 Amedeo's Continental Magic 88
Faucett Ross The Miser's Dream
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 101
Earl W. Violet Climax for the Miser's Dream Produce a lot of coins in both hands
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 173
Richard Merry, George Mackenzie Humoristische Vortragssplitter und Magische Gags various gags
  • Begrüßung
  • Freiwillige Helfer
  • Geld (Münzfang)
  • Handguillotine
  • Kopfguillotine
  • Karten
  • Mentalmagie
  • Schwebeeffekte (Sambakugel)
  • Seile
  • Verschiedenes
  • Wenn das Weihnachtsfest vorbei ist
  • Zauberstab
  • Zigaretten
Also published here
  • The Gen & Genii
Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 24
Karrell Fox H.H. Coin Catcher coin stuck to thumb
Related toVariations 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 157
Karrell Fox The B.S. Coin Pail coin on string attached to handle of pail, string struck for sound
Variations 1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 159
Patrick Page The Miser's Dream
1976 The Big Book of Magic 31
Bill Tarr The Miser's Dream with bucket
1976 Now you see it, now you don't! 116
T. Nelson Downs T. Nelson Downs' "Masterpiece"
1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 147
Bobby Bernard The Miser's Misers Dream coin stuck to hand for continuous production sequence
1978 Bernard's Lesson on Coin Magic 17
Unknown Miser's Dream various methods and bucket designs
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 152
Val Andrews Publisher's Note more gags and bits of business with bills
  • Just What I've Aways Wanted!
  • "Gift-Wrapped"
  • "Happy Birthday"
  • "Loaded!"
  • Money to Burn
  • Misers Dream Climax
  • Half-a-Note
  • "That's It"
  • No Money in Cards?
  • Genuine Morroco!
  • Patter Lines for "Comedy with Cash"
1979 Another Book 75
Patrick Page Tips On The Misers Dream on the miser's dream
Also published here 1980 Magic Page by Page 7
Charlie Miller Der Traum eines Geizhalses
Also published here
  • Genii, July 1965
Nov. 1980 Intermagic (Vol. 7 No. 3) 113
Ron MacMillan Ron MacMillan's Professional Coin Routine with gloves and a bucket, productions, vanishes and flourishes
1981 Modern Art Of Coin Manipulation 78
Tom Gagnon Miser's Daydream featuring a continuous coin production sequence with folding coin and thumb tip
Inspired by 1981 Sleightly Original 26
John Ramsay Miser's Dream with a saucer in a hat
1982 The Ramsay Finale 35
T. Nelson Downs Real Secret of the Miser's Dream
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 81
T. Nelson Downs The Miser's Dream as I Do It
1983 Bertram on Sleight of Hand 86
Jan Torell Münzen Miser's Dream with a wallet, coins hidden in wallet
1984 Rund um den Zaubertisch 29
Harry Mendoza Mendoza Coin Catching production move
1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 2
Karrell Fox "Manipucoin" ring attached to coin to stick it on thumb or finger for productions or vanishes
Related to 1986 For My Next Trick... 27
Karl Fulves The Miser's Dream No. 87, using a paper carton as bucket
1989 Self-Working Coin Magic 127
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 8 coin production gimmick
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 52
Ravi Pazhur Back-Technique on manipulative productions with fingers wide apart
  • Take a Shower (coins)
  • Karten (cards)
1991 Hardcore 98
Gary Kurtz First Example: The Misers Dream
1992 Leading with your Head 6
Steve Dusheck Jumbo Coin Catcher folding/hinged jumbo coin gimmick
1992 Dusheck's Coin Magic 74
Gary Kurtz Zweites Beispiel
1993 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1) 9
Patrick Page Tips zum "Traum eines Geizkragen (Misers Dream)" on the miser's dream
Also published here 1993 Lecture Patrick Page 10
Jim Artle Bartender's Dream miser's dream with cocktail shaker, jumbo coin produced at the end which then turns into lots of several coins
Inspired by 1994 The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 4) 9
John Riggs Poor Man's Dream coins are produced, a cookie and a jumbo coin, put in paper bag, then the coins change into jumbo coin
1995 The Magic of John Riggs 87
Karrell Fox "Hinge-Enious" Coin coin catcher gimmick
1995 Much Ado About Something 28
Harry Riser The Close-Up Miser a coin vanish is announced, instead the coin multiplies several times
1996 The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 229
T. Nelson Downs Latest Method for the Miser's Dream production from Downs Palm
Also published here 1996 Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3) 96
Ken Krenzel Poor Miser sequence for Miser's Dream routine
1997 Ingenuities 97
Alexander de Cova Der leichteste Münzfang der Welt... coin production gimmick and sound gimmick in bucket
  • Die Geschichte
  • Die Präparation
  • Der Sektkühler
  • Der Münzenfang
  • Abschließende Tips
    • Ein anderer Start
    • Die Abschlußladung
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 2) 62
Rudolf Braunmüller Gags im Zusammenhang mit Tricks Eröffnung, Daumenfesselung, Afghanbänder, Fischtrick, Geldfang aus der Luft & Münzen, Handguillotine, Handschellen, Karten, Mentalmagie, Persiltrick, Schallplatten, Schaumgummi-Backstein, Schwebekunststücke, Seile, Würfel, Zeitungen & Zeitschriften, Party & Restaurant
1999 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 2) 63
Jim Pace Jim's Close-Up Miser miser's dream routine for close-up, starts with "flash paper to coin"
1999 Real World Magic 154
David Ben The Conjuror's Dream Miser's Dream routine
Also published here June 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 6) 38
Andreas Michel-Andino Der Talerfang "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 6"
  • Nachträglicher Nachtrag zum Rubic Cube (Rubik)
  • Korrekturen zur Geschichte der Guillotine (credit information)
  • Gedanken zum Talerfang
  • Hilfsmittel und Techniken
  • Meine Bühnenroutine
  • Finale mit Geldscheinen?
  • Der Talerfang vor oder mit Kindern?
  • Weitere Anwendungen
  • Ausblick
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 23 No. 4&5) 156
Andreas Michel-Andino Der Spiegeldurchbruch "Andinos Trickmonographien - Teil 7"
mirror penetration with silk or needle
  • Nachtrag zur Guillotinengeschichte (credit information)
  • Talerfang
  • Das heutige Thema
  • Meine Ausführung
  • Historisches (credit information)
  • Meine Routine
  • Weitere Vortragsanregungen
  • Ausblick
2000 Intermagic (Vol. 24 No. 1) 14
Alexander de Cova Coin-Catch coin production gimmick and sound gimmick in bucket
Inspired byAlso published here 2002 Homemade Magic 9
John Carney Money for Nothing historic information, using Paul Fox coin pail
2002 The Book of Secrets 334
Roberto Giobbi Swiss Stories
  • The Genii Session
  • The Miser's Dream
  • Fees
  • How I Got Out of the Army
July 2002 Genii (Vol. 65 No. 7) 16
Al Baker Hooked Coins for miser's dream
2003 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 716
David Ben The Conjurer's Dream Miser's Dream routine
Also published here 2003 Tricks 147
Martin Gardner A Tabletop Miser's Dream with one coin an styrofoam cup with slit
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 38
Reed McClintock Miser's Dream with cloth bag
  • The First Four Coins
  • The One-Coin Sequence
  • Seven the Easy Way
  • Seven the Hard Way
  • And 30 More...
  • All the Coins Vanish
Related to Feb. 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 2) 74
Tom Stone Benson-Frakson Combo idea for design for bucket for miser's dream
2010 Vortex 139
Alexander de Cova Der einfache Geldfang
2011 Seminar-Leviten 10
Patrick Page A Coin Interlude coins are produced and dropped into a glass
2011 Magic Page by Page 130
Patrick Page The Miser's Dream
  • The Bucket & Coins
  • A Money Act?
2011 Magic Page by Page 142
Unknown The Pull Back miser's dream move
2011 Magic Page by Page 147
Unknown The Drop Plus Finger Palm miser's dream move
2011 Magic Page by Page 147
Patrick Page In Lieu of the Coin Holder different ways to steal coins
2011 Magic Page by Page 149
Patrick Page Arrivederci Magic coins produced and put in a can, then water spurts from can, joke
2011 Magic Page by Page 284
Harry Louine The Miser's Dream with paper bag instead of hat
Also published here
  • Genii, Mar. 1950
Dec. 2012 Genii (Vol. 75 No. 11 & 12) 53
Jonathan Pendragon Magneto ring with magnet, for Miser's Dream
2013 The Magic Apple Live! 80
Roberto Giobbi Walkaround Opener miser's dream with paper bag as walkaround opener
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue May 6) 130
Al Flosso I'll Make YOU a Millionaire (for a few minutes...) presentational hook for miser's dream
2016 Hidden Agenda (Issue Aug 8) 227
Alexander de Cova Münzfang Gimmick
Related to 2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 25
Scott Robinson The Tooth Fairy kids pretend to pull a tooth from their mouths and each “tooth” is changed into a coin, Miser's Dream style without bucket
2018 Pure Imagination 243
Michael Rubinstein Miser's Dream Sequence as a continuous production
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 25
Michael Rubinstein Magical Money Rap rap patter
Also published here
  • Penguin Two Live lecture, 2016
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 217
Michael Rubinstein Baseball Miser's Dream baseball patter
2020 Rubinstein Coin Magic 478