25 entries in Knife & Paddle / Vanish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
To eate a knife, and to fetch it out of anie other place knife swallowing, first partially put in mouth, then lapped with misdirection and apparently eaten
Related to 1584 196
How to seeme to eate a Knife knife swallowing, reproduced from pocket
Related to 1634 20
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das Messerschlucken apparently swallowing knife, lapping
1903 34
Charles T. Jordan The Mystic Knife No. 10, penknife dropped in glass under handkerchief cover, vanishes, reproduced from pocket
Also published here 1920 21
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Verschwinden eines Tischmessers knife wrapped in paper is swallowed
1930 30
Edward Victor The "Rainbow" Penknife penknife routine with many color changes, vanishes, and traveling to pocket
1940 ca. 125
Penknife Vanish false transfer
1940 ca. 129
Swallowing the Knife optional reappearance from a stooge's sleeve
1941 14
Three Vanishes
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
1952 15
David Berglas The Berglas Gravity Method For Sleeving A Small Object Invisibly pocket knife vanishes
1969 173
Roy Johnson, Bobby Collins "Pop Goes the..." knife or fork is vanished, seated, à la knife swallowing
1971 45
False Transfer with Knife
1971 8
El Fakir Tragacuchillos swallowing a knife
1975 25
Charles T. Jordan The Mystic Knife penknife dropped in glass under handkerchief cover, vanishes, reproduced from pocket
Also published here 1975 248
David Williamson Beelzebub's Blade napkin ripped by knife, restores and knife vanishes
Related to 1989 83
Gazzo Macee Folding Knife knife is wrapped in handkerchief and vanishes
Sep. 1989
The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3)
David Williamson The Knife through Handkerchief knife pierces handkerchief, vanishes, reappears, handkerchief restored, extra piece of blade
Related to Mar. 1989
Opus (Vol. 2 No. 7)
Tom Osborne Zwei Messer-Tricks knife through napkin, or knife vanishes or penetrates table
Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 3)
Arturo de Ascanio The Sliding Vanish
2008 57
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Two Vanishes from Fu Manchu
  • A. Holding the Knife by One End
  • B. Holding the Knife by Both Ends
2008 59
Silverware Supper swallowing knife
2011 42
A Technique of Sword Swallowing fake sword swallowing
  • Dan Sherer (additional comments)
Also published here
  • Hōkasen, 1764
May 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 5)
David Ben A Tough Knife to Swallow
Apr. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 4)
Anthony Owen A Meal for Monteneuf swallowing signed knife, x-ray to proof it, Le Fruit d'Or de Monteneuf
2017 151
Jose Frakson, Juan Tamariz Frontal Ditch Frakson Style in trouser pocket, handling of vanish of any small object
2022 28