83 entries in Magnet
  
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Philip Breslaw The learned little Swan, One of Mr. Breslaw's Grand Deceptions automaton swan swims in a bowl with letters of alphabet on the rim, spelling a name or swims to named letter, on magnets and anecdote of Breslaw being heckled by Francis Blake DelavalRelated to Breslaw's Last Legacy 33
Henri Decremps Premiere apparence de Mouvement Perpétuel. on a perpetual motion machine, compass needle moves constantly Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 143
Henri Decremps Autre apparence de Mouvement Perpétuel. other perpetual motion machine, made from wood Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 147
Henri Decremps Cadrans Sympathiques two dials with letters, needle is placed on one letter and needle moves by its own on other dial Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 150
Unknown The Box of Numbers four numbered blocks put in closed box, performer divines arranged number, magnetism More Magic 257
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die behexte Taschenuhr No. 24, borrowed pocket watch stops and continues at command, electric magnet Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 72
Unknown Light and Heavy Chest with cigar box on plate, electro magnet Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 74
Unknown Plate raps Number plate on tray raps according to thrown die number, electro magnet Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 74
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Die Geisterschrift oder das unergründliche Geheimnis No. 33, freely named word appears on wrapped slate, chalk is shorter as well, assistant in table writes with magnet and chalk has iron core Jedermann Zauberkünstler! 96
Unknown Der elektrische Kartenspiegel No. 10, mirror hangs on stage, deck thrown on it and selection clings to it, drops on command, electro magnet, alternative handling with battery on back and mirror in hand Der Amateurzauberer 80
Dr. E. G. Ervin Dr. Ervin's Psychic Cigarette cigarette rolls towards performer on table Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1, No. 6) 3
Theodore DeLand Floating Smoke cigarette floats in hat, loop passed over it The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 20) 85
Arnold Belais A Stamp Collector's Nightmare paddle routine with stamps on two paddles, "paste spreaders", magnets Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3, No. 5) 155
Phil Weisbecker, Ed Mishell Cosmic Comics with magnets The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 128) 516
George B. Anderson A Mental Illusion two hidden objects are found in the audience, looks like contact mind reading, detective presentation It Must Be Mindreading 31
George Schindler Radar Magnet idea for the radar pencil The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 279) 1115
U. F. Grant Lilly - Levi knife in paper cup, knife is held and cup remains suspendedRelated to
  • Stewart James in Tops, April, 1940.
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 351) 231
James G. Thompson Jr. Five to One billets in hat, secret divination and reading The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 353) 239
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks magische Kraft six ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by writing them on the envelopes with chalkRelated toVariations Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 92
Martin Gardner Variable Magnetic Lie Detector lie detector using the Variable Magnetic Executive Tranquilizer The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 393) 399
Henry Lannering Magnetized Needle needle clings to razor blade The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1, No. 9) 46
Bento Sympathetic Matches two paddles, name appears, four matches from a matchbook separately on a handkerchief join in one corner with the paddle as cover, the matches are placed in a stand and are covered, they vanish and reappear in the matchbook The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 127
Bob Ostin Thimble Box thimble vanishes and appears in a box The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 179
Norman Gilbreath Colour Magnets three colored magnets only attracts disc with same color, then all discs are not attracted by any magnet The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 183
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen Acrobatic Paperclips paper clips suspend on each other and finally a finger ring as well, when examined the paperclips have linked together to form a chain with the ringVariations The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 101
John Hamilton Scientific Rope magnetic ends, held together with thread
- cut & restored
- Disappearing Knot
- Penetration Of A Wand Or Pencil
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 10) 353
Chandler Mason Punk Chow! living and dead test, with food spectator likes and one he does not like, divined with pendulum The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 71) 353
John Cornelius Magnetic Fork powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above tableRelated toAlso published here The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9, No. 7) 733
Martin Gardner With Magnets picking up metal things with match, see also p. 834 for clarification, p. 874 for obtaining magnetsRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 2) 829
Anthony Raven The Eye of the Raven! prediction in envelope, card stolen from deck, magneticVariations The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 109) 541
Karl Fulves Zero Gee Lunaball (scientific toy), light metal sphere with magnetic outer surface, close-up levitationRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 3) 841
Karl Fulves Silent Thought Transmission two origami crows on table, circle of cards around them, they move to two selections The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10, No. 7) 960
Stephen Minch Confusing the Compass needle of compass dances, knee magnet attached after searching of performer Mind & Matter 26
Stephen Minch "We Interrupt this Program" running radio is made to malfunction with mind power Mind & Matter 27
Cicardi 'Super' Mental Image five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by drawing the symbols on the envelopesInspired byRelated toVariations The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 157) 781
Clayton Rawson, Walter B. Gibson, Jerry Ross Date Sense coins in handkerchief, one with specific date is found, several versions The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 161) 802
Philip T. Goldstein Power Drain magnet loses his forceAlso published here The Red Book of Mentalism 18
Al Mann Permutation of Matter - A Solid Through Solid Effect safety pins link together, three phases
Part I - three pins link in spectator's hand
Part II - safety pin links with finger ring, phase with Andrus Linking Pin gimmick
Part III - pins are magnetized (inspired by Rink's Acrobatic Paperclips)
Inspired byRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 3
Al Mann Merlin's Magic Marionettes puppet starts to move (wiggle, move head and hands) on performer's commandRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 17
Bobby Hughes Mental Image Outdone! presentation idea for Jaks's Mental Image, five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by drawing the symbols on the envelopes, last on is predictedInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume III (Issue 201) 1001
Stephen Minch Pickman's Model stain appears on table under statue, then statue moves and disappearsAlso published here Lovecraftian Ceremonies 16
Unknown, Henry Slade Psychic Compass No. 23, compass needle moves, magnet in shoe under table Self-Working Mental Magic 35
Karl Fulves The Time Pool No. 41, spectator's watch apparently speeded up when dipped into special glass Self-Working Mental Magic 66
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card Close-up Fantasies - Book II 111
Mike Caveney A Bloody Prediction murder story, prediction of a stabbing wound, comedy routine Magicomedy 57
Gene Grant Uncanny Impulses pencil run over card with letters and stops at several letters, letters form a word a second spectator is thinking of Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 56
Richard Bartram "This Ain't Psychokinesis!!" "UP" elevator button always turn over in performer's hand Close-Up of the Damned 19
Richard Bartram This Ain't Psychokinesis, Either! coin under glass moves and spins Close-Up of the Damned 21
Frederick Braue The Wandering Pip Five into Four of Diamonds, magnetic (1943) The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 13
Unknown Magnetic Shim Marking Amperthand 4
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Mix '86 7
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 10
Philip T. Goldstein Power Drain magnet loses his forceAlso published here A Phil Goldstein Collection 59
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper NYCANOTES 3
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 12
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 10 magnet hidden in one-finger Sanada type gimmick Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 53
Jerry Mentzer Bits of Business with Credit Cards gags
- Hand squeaker
- Mouth squeaker
- Mini credit card
- Borrowed card
- Borrowed airline card
- Giant magnet
- Giant magnet - another use
- Borrowed Card
- Borrowed Card
- Credit Check
- Dummy or undesirable character gags
Magic with Credit Cards 48
Ken Brooke The Ken Brooke Coin Trick edited reprint from 1964, coin penetrates silk into glass twiceInspired by
  • "The Marconick Coin Trick", ca. 1963
Variations
New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 4) 11
Alexander de Cova Magnet-Gimmick magnet in trouser above kneeRelated toAlso published here Seminarnotizen 5
Philip T. Goldstein Psign prediction of a sign, eight different symbols on a paper Connotes 8
Alexander de Cova Invisible Magnetic Holdout magnet in trouser above kneeAlso published here Verblüffend Einfach - Einfach Verblüffend 27
Martin Lewis, Paul Harris Stamped Second demonstration second deal, stamp is stuck onto top card The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 225
Tom Stone Across the Void no touch version, with rubberbands The Warpsmith Returns 5
J. W. Sarles Magnetic Personality chosen court card clings to magnetInspired by
  • "Dippy Magnet" (Harbin)
Related to
The Fine Print (Issue 4) 74
Chad Long Spray Paint ball bearing in can is silenced at will More Stuff... 4
Pete Biro Billion-Dollar Bill Switch switch that ends clean, magnet unload in back pocket Virtual Foolery 5
Alexander de Cova Der Magnethalter und seine Anwendungen magnetic holder system for body loadingRelated to Secrets No. 2 65
Alexander de Cova Das De Cova - Haltesystem holder system for body loading Secrets No. 2 69
Karl Fulves Cuts Like A Knife two stick magnets, repelling poles suddenly attract with knife in between Underworld (Issue 7) 88
Martin Gardner Two Stunts - "Bronx cheer effect" with tv screen
- tissue around end of tube, filled with salt, tissue cannot be broken
- affecting television screen with magnet
Underworld (Issue 7) 95
Martin Gardner The 7th Clip six paper clips in paper cup cling to it when turned upside down, when seventh clip is placed inside, they drop out Underworld (Issue 9) 120
Bob King Magnet Miller on the Jack Miller Hold-out Private Notes 7
John Cornelius Lines of Flux powerful magnet below table makes fork magnetic above tableAlso published here The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 57
Stephen Minch Pickman's Model stain appears on table under statue, then statue moves and disappearsAlso published here The Book of Forgotten Secrets 45
Christian Scherer Bewegungskontrolle disk is spun on mirror and on performer's wish it either twists quickly or almost does not stop, Euler's Disk Schlaglichter 102
Dr. Stanley Jaks His Cup of Tea tea leaves reading with wallet, Q&A, magneticRelated toAlso published here
  • "His Cup of Tea" in "M.U.M" November, 1973
  • "His Cup of Tea" in Ed Mellon's "Mental-Wise"
The Incredible Dr. Jaks 156
Dr. Stanley Jaks Mental Image five ESP cards are secretly put in six envelopes, performer divines where the cards are by writing them on the envelopes with chalkRelated toVariations The Incredible Dr. Jaks 187
Vanni Bossi Under a Tack signed card appears thumb tacked to underside of table The Aretalogy of Vanni Bossi 106
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Project Fear spectator writes a fear on a paper, performer divines it Project Fear 5
Jorge "The Jack" Garcia Psychometry with an Envelope several ideas, drawings in envelopes Project Fear 15
Tom Cutts The Gift spectator selects a picture with different presents, the same picture is found in an envelope and the person receives the gift as a climax Project Fear 19
John Hostler Convoid flap in middle of bill is opened and closed againRelated to Magnum Opossum 123
John Hostler ImagineInk word written on business card is divined, card becomes blank and pen does not write afterwards, magnet steal of card Magnum Opossum 27