23 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 The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 196
How to seeme to eate a Knife knife swallowing, reproduced from pocket
Related to 1634 The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 20
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Das Messerschlucken apparently swallowing knife, lapping
1903 Moderne Magie 34
Charles T. Jordan The Mystic Knife No. 10, penknife dropped in glass under handkerchief cover, vanishes, reproduced from pocket
1920 Ten New Pocket Tricks 21
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Verschwinden eines Tischmessers knife wrapped in paper is swallowed
1930 Zauberkunststücke 30
Edward Victor The "Rainbow" Penknife penknife routine with many color changes, vanishes, and traveling to pocket
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 125
Penknife Vanish false transfer
1940 ca. More Magic of the Hands — Part Two 129
Swallowing the Knife optional reappearance from a stooge's sleeve
1941 After the Dessert 14
Three Vanishes
  • First Method
  • Second Method
  • Third Method
1952 Routined Manipulation — Part Two 15
David Berglas The Berglas Gravity Method For Sleeving A Small Object Invisibly pocket knife vanishes
1969 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 173
Roy Johnson, Bobby Collins "Pop Goes the..." knife or fork is vanished, seated, à la knife swallowing
1971 Second Time Around 45
False Transfer with Knife
1971 Lecture Notes 8
El Fakir Tragacuchillos swallowing a knife
1975 Magia en el Bar 25
David Williamson Beelzebub's Blade napkin ripped by knife, restores and knife vanishes
Related to 1989 Williamson's Wonders 83
Gazzo Macee Folding Knife knife is wrapped in handkerchief and vanishes
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 11
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) 8
Tom Osborne Zwei Messer-Tricks knife through napkin, or knife vanishes or penetrates table
1997 Intermagic (Vol. 21 No. 3) 107
Arturo de Ascanio The Sliding Vanish
2008 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 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 The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 59
Silverware Supper swallowing knife
2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 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) 87
David Ben A Tough Knife to Swallow
Apr. 2017 Genii (Vol. 80 No. 4) 90
Anthony Owen A Meal for Monteneuf swallowing signed knife, x-ray to proof it, Le Fruit d'Or de Monteneuf
2017 Secrets 151