89 entries in Mental Magic / Effects / Psychokinesis
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Henri Decremps Cadrans Sympathiques two dials with letters, needle is placed on one letter and needle moves by its own on other dial
1785 Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 150
Edward Saint Influencing a Scale one of the pans depresses
Related to 1942 The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 14) 60
John Mulholland Telekinesis object inside glass of ginger ale rises and sinks upon magician’s command
1944 The Art of Illusion 138
Ormond McGill Levitation with a Chair moving a chair, then with spectator sitting on chair
1951 Psychic Magic — Vol. 6 13
Gene Nielsen Mind Blower pill in capsule floats up
1971 Magick (Issue 21) 102
Tieneblas Mystery of the Feathered Serpent feather moves in bottle
1973 Magick (Issue 73) 363
Tieneblas Telekin-E-Meter stick with ESP symbols rises in hand and stops at chosen symbol
1973 Magick (Issue 88) 438
John D. Pomeroy Vibro-Mental five ESP cards on stand, chosen one falls over, method for stage with assistant and independent method for parlour
1973 Mentology 11
Ricki Dunn The Power! moving needle from a compass
1974 Magick (Issue 103) 511
Tom Fitzgerald 16c Mental X-per-a-ment three coins in a cup, turned over and only one drops out, repeated
1975 Magick (Issue 134) 668
Ronnie Gann Tele-kin-'easy' chosen ESP card falls over, selection with second set in envelopes
1975 Magick (Issue 136) 677
Stephen Minch Some Preliminary Remarks and Opinions of the Performing of Psychokinetic Effects in Particular and Mentalism in General also on disclaimers
1975 Mind & Matter 9
Stephen Minch PK Plant galvanometer in leaves of plant buzzes when certain actions are done to plant by spectators
1975 Mind & Matter 15
Stephen Minch Pipe-Plex heavy iron pipe rolls back and forth, plate lifter
1975 Mind & Matter 17
Stephen Minch Psychic Sculpting lump of initialed clay or dough changes shape in box
1975 Mind & Matter 19
Stephen Minch Powers that Shatter glass drop shatters at will, Devil's Tears
1975 Mind & Matter 22
Stephen Minch Nutty-Kinesis inside of chosen walnut is shredded with mind power, verified after opening
1975 Mind & Matter 23
Stephen Minch Confusing the Compass needle of compass dances, knee magnet attached after searching of performer
1975 Mind & Matter 26
Stephen Minch "We Interrupt this Program" running radio is made to malfunction with mind power
1975 Mind & Matter 27
Stephen Minch Burning Thoughts magazine chosen, page number chosen from bag with numbered discs, chosen page is burned
1975 Mind & Matter 29
Stephen Minch Jumping Jehosephats Jehoshaphats, borrowed small object place in box by spectator, tapping heard from inside box, rapping can be controlled and answer questions, gaffed table
1975 Mind & Matter 32
Stephen Minch Nervous Matches small items on table move, invisible thread
1975 Mind & Matter 35
Stephen Minch St. Vitas' Table and Pendulum pendulum inside glass bottle starts to swing
1975 Mind & Matter 37
Stephen Minch Poltergeisties! rocking chair starts to rock, pictures on walls tilt, objects move on shelves, books fall over, plates tip, MO wire
1975 Mind & Matter 39
Stephen Minch Television Telekinesis television picture wiggles and splits with mind power
1975 Mind & Matter 41
Stephen Minch Turn of the Century Tiltings and Tappings balsa wood tear shape under glass dome starts rocking, then screwdriver moves under the jar
1975 Mind & Matter 43
Stephen Minch Wilting Coinage bending borrowed coin visibly
1975 Mind & Matter 47
Stephen Minch In the Name of Historical Curiosity introduction to PK effect from sphinx
1975 Mind & Matter 53
Newman the Hypnotist Telekinesis construction spins under glass cylinder, physics
Also published here
  • "Telekinesis" (Sphinx, April 1923, Vol. 22 No. 2)
1975 Mind & Matter 53
Philip T. Goldstein Chaos gathered metal objects put in a handkerchief and react on their own, some of them are bent
1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 27
David Kaput Mental Mood mood ring placed in box changes color
1976 Magick (Issue 156) 778
Jack Bridwell Psychokinesis! magic tricks in mentalism context, psychokinesis
  • golf ball moves on table
  • pendulum in bottle
  • U. F. Grant's Light and Heavy Glass
1976 Magick (Issue 159) 793
Stephen Minch Mind-Link! object in box makes rapping sound, microphone used
1976 Magick (Issue 162) 807
Burling Hull Ball of Paper Held by Spectator Bursts into Flame chemical
1976 The Amazing World of Mentalism 32
Unknown Psychic Power ball of foil in glass bottle moves, thread
1977 Close-up Cavalcade Finale 67
Al Mann Merlin's Magic Marionettes puppet starts to move (wiggle, move head and hands) on performer's command
Related to 1977 Psycho-Mentisis 17
Karl Fulves Super Psychic Feats "Controlled Sound", performer honks any car honk from a distance, stunt
1977 Interlocutor (Issue 15) 55
George Kemp, Nita Kemp PK: By the Numbers bill in glass moves, then with aid of spectator part of serial number is divined
1978 Magick (Issue 213) 1061
Ted Karmilovich Karmilovich Phenomenon moving objects on table, odd thread set-up
1978 Magick (Issue 216) 1078
Kate Shiels Psyche's Revenge medium breaks leg of a table with mind / energy
1979 Magick (Issue 227) 1131
Nathan Stark Mind Press piece of matchbook is balanced on a pin and covered with a glas, starts turning
1979 Magick (Issue 241) 1201
Unknown, Henry Slade Psychic Compass No. 23, compass needle moves, magnet in shoe under table
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 35
Unknown Fire Power No. 24, compass needle moves, iron in staple in matchbook influences needle
1979 Self-Working Mental Magic 36
Dick Zimmerman The October Man four numbers are written on a pad and added, total appears on calculator held in plastic bag
1980 Magick (Issue 248) 1237
Unknown The Shattering Chalice glass shatters in bag, two methods
Related to 1981 The Shattered Chalice 6
Unknown Devil's Tears Rubert's Drops, no method
1981 The Shattered Chalice 6
Richard Himber The Iron Duchess filled wine glass explodes in hand
1981 The Shattered Chalice 8
Al Mann The Ghost Bullet gimmick for shattering glasses or light bulps
1981 The Shattered Chalice 9
Ted Lesley The Glass Key keys put in glass, glass explodes keys are bent
1981 The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann The Falling Block block of wood falls, discussion on different methods
Related to
  • Ed Mellon's MentalWise, Vol. II #12 and Vol. III #1, and George Arrowsmith's idea with playing cards "Arrowsmith's Assorted Myseries", Tom Fitzgerald's "A Block from the Wall of Jericho" in Sam Dalal'
1981 The Shattered Chalice 11
Mike Caveney Bent Spoons two spoons, one held wrapped in a napkin, the other one visibly
1981 Magicomedy 63
Unknown The Mind Dowser No. 44, paper balanced on the edge of a coin moves when pen comes close
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 54
Unknown The Psychic Motor No. 46, piece of paper on a pin sticks in a cork, starts to turn by itself
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 56
Max Abrams Poltergeist blob of glass on a coaster is covered by a glass and suddenly explodes, prince Rupert's drop
1981 Magick (Issue 291) 1451
Carl Herron It's Moving!! nut turns off bolt in spectator's hands
1981 Magick (Issue 292) 1459
Gordon Hoener 64-Cent Solution moving objects
1981 Magick (Issue 294) 1468
Al Mann Impromptu Objects apparently move, self-cutting deck
  • A book flies away when the hand of the psychic approaches it
  • The same move can be made with a deck of cards or business cards
  • By the same move a pencil is made to fly away also
  • Business cards (or playing cards) fly away as the hand of the sitter approaches
  • Apports
1982 Eff-Oes 2
Al Mann The Palatine Affair safety pin hangs on string, string is burnt, pin is suspended on ashes and it will fall on performer's command
1982 Eff-Oes 8
Al Mann The Invisible Force effects with secretly magnetized needles
  • Psychic Motion (animation of matches)
1982 Eff-Oes 10
Prince Thebb Time Gone Wild influencing normal and digital watches
1982 Eff-Oes 11
Al Mann Ideo-Motion moving objects based on ideomotor phenomenon
  • The key
  • The mystic door
  • The pen of Dr. Faust
  • The psychic marble
1982 Eff-Oes 14
Al Mann The Blob ball of liquid in mercury electric switch starts to move
1982 Eff-Oes 15
Al Mann The Olmec Sphere ball in bowl held by spectator starts moving, ideomotor phenomenon
1982 Eff-Oes 16
Al Mann Ideo-Sight spectator sees color in candle and toothpick in water moves, ideomotor phenomenon
1982 Eff-Oes 17
Al Mann The Shattered Chalice No. 12, glass with water and flowers suddenly shatters
Related to 1983 101 Psychic Tests 5
James M. Boyd Wrap Up Well lock unlocks in a bag
1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 22) 429
Delvin Lights Out! as Delvyn, turning out light of street lantern apparently by will power
May 1983 Magick (Issue 319) 1592
Thomas Alan Waters Increditable two routines with credit cards
  • Creditouch (by sense of touch, number of card is divined)
  • Creditell (four credit cards put in envelopes and allocated correctly)
1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 707
Richard Bartram, Jr. "This Ain't Psychokinesis!!" "UP" elevator button always turn over in performer's hand
1985 Close-Up of the Damned 19
Richard Bartram, Jr. This Ain't Psychokinesis, Either! coin under glass moves and spins
1985 Close-Up of the Damned 21
Patrick Page The Moving Object object moves on table
Also published here 1987 The Pull Book 41
Patrick Page Der emporschwebende Gegenstand object rises up to hand
Also published here Dec. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2) 57
Patrick Page Der sich selbst bewegende Gegenstand object moves on table
Also published here Dec. 1988 Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2) 57
Martin Gardner Hydrick's Bill Trick "four psychic tricks" No. 1
bill spins on needle under inverted glass tank, also spinning pencil on table
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 30
Karl Fulves Remote Control "four psychic tricks" No. 2
remote control for television locked in transparent box, channel still changes
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 30
Karl Fulves Water Fall "four psychic tricks" No. 4
water glass on slate, water spills over when no one is looking, secret squirting lighter
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 31
Karl Fulves Squirting Lighter using it empty to blow air to animate things
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 3) 31
Sid Fleischman Five Minutes of Voodoo presentation for block that falls over (shifting weight)
1993 The Charlatan's Handbook 43
David Zver Crystal Dust breaking of a Rubert's Pearl / Devil's Teardrop in open hands
1994 Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 6) 25
Ted Lesley Mind Bender champagne glass on pile of books visibly bends, also glasses in hands of spectators are bent at the end
Related toVariations 1994 Paramiracles 277
Theophil "Philius" Weidmann Jahrmarkt der Gedanken five different colored helium balloons on a rope, one color is selected and that ballon frees itself from rope
1995 Hellsehen... ...kinderleicht 10
Lee Earle Go Weigh weight of several objects is notes using a digital scale, one object is chose, weight of other objects changes
1995 Syzygy (Vol. 2 No. 3) 99
Bill "Dusty" Miller The Telltale Timber stopping pulse, block of wood falls over, using the Telekinetic Timber
1996 Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 14) 242
Dave Arch PK Pins two safety pins open in the hand of spectator
Inspired by 1997 Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 1) 267
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Clean Sweap broom caused to stand on end and falls on command
1998 Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 7) 295
Robert Cassidy Psychokinetic Powers key bending, then pen falls off edge
1999 Real World Magic 241
Victor Ray Atkins PK Under Glass paper on pin starts to move under glass
2000 Syzygy (Vol. 5 No. 6) 373
Robert Cassidy The Disconnect in Action three pens balanced on edge of table, chosen one falls, PK pen
2004 The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy 200
Joaquín Navajas Telequinesp chalk on hand starts to move and draws chosen symbol
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