106 entries in Key / Seven Keys to Baldpate
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Theodore Annemann Seven Keys to Baldpate
1931 54
Robert Thrasher Seven Keys to Baldpate - Alternate Method "Thoughts in General"
Sep. 1935
The Jinx (Issue 12)
Hen Fetsch Lock and Key method for Keys to Baldpate
Also published here July 1937
The Jinx (Issue 34)
Louis Lam Key-ology Keys to Baldpate, four methods
1937 9
Bruce Elliott The Back Room presentation idea for 7 keys to baldpate by Fetaque Sanders, on Walter Gibson, Joseph Dunninger, John Scarne
Jan. 1943
The Phoenix (Issue 26)
Hen Fetsch Lock and Key method for Seven Keys to Baldpate
Also published here 1944 121
Wilbur T. Kattner The Eight Key to Baldpate keys in envelopes, duplicate key
1945 42
U. F. Grant Keys and Padlock hook key
Jan. 1949 3
Tan Hock Chuan Das verhexte Schloss keys in envelopes, performer finds correct key, magnet
Also published here
  • "Lock and Keys" in "Sphinx" August, 1939.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 12 No. 3)
Amazing James Randi New Keys presentation for Hen Fetsch method
Inspired by
  • "Master Lock" (Hen Fetsch, Magic at Your Fingertips)
July 1956
Ibidem (Issue 6)
Don Tanner The Seven Keys to Bank Night one key, seven locks, boxes in one is a price
Apr. 1957
The New Phoenix (Issue 344)
Tony Corinda (7) Another Application of the Touch Reading Envelope several ideas of identifying envelopes by touch, envelope index tip
1958 49
Tony Corinda (18) The Mystery of the Chest seven keys are numberer by spectators, one key opens the box, in the box is a prediction with the number given to the key that opens the box
1958 121
Tony Corinda, Punx (3) The Magnetic Blindfold detecting metal objects, idea for sex detecter routine, seven keys to baldpate and playing cards
1958 136
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Mystery of the Keys keys sealed in envelopes
1958 28
Eddie Clever (b) The Key Test with Manning's switching box
Related to 1959 24
Hen Fetsch Bag O' Locks seven locks, seven keys in bag, selected keys open locks, index bag
1960 73
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Schlüsseltrick four keys in envelopes, routines for stage and close-up
Also published here 1961 115
Peter Wilker Anatomie eines Kunststückes analysis on Seven Keys to Baldpate
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 27 No. 3)
Arthur Setterington Six Key Mystery ungaffed lock
1967 10
James G. Thompson Jr. Keys to Entertainment routine for Key-R-Rect, borrowed finger ring on lock
1967 64
Arnold De Seiver Seven Colours Of Wisdom keys in envelopes with different colored ribbons
1969 48
John Agra Blind Sight
Mar. 1969 243
Sigmar Mon-Key Biz table to switch key
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Roy Johnson The Ultimate Key box with slit, locked by padlock, keys put in slit last one opens the lock
1971 61
Paul Siegel Locked Fast two spectator are tied together secured with a lock, lock pick
1972 20
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Let's Make a Trade! box with slid, to put bills inside, five keys
Magick (Issue 83)
Gerald Kosky The Lucky Key using a Himber wallet
1975 227
Walt Lees Assignation seven Keys to Baldpate, with tags
Oct. 1976
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Philip T. Goldstein Seven Keys to Baldpate suggestion
1976 8
Karrell Fox "Foxy-Loxy" keys are in envelopes
1976 99
Barrie Richardson Lock & Key Mystery
Inspired byVariations June 1977
Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Al Mann Only One Key finger ring is put on a lock, keys put in envelopes and one envelopes selected, envelopes was predicted and key opens lock
1977 12
Glenn Falkenstein Lock Out! presentation for Key-R-Rect, bill locked with key between two pieces of plexiglas
Related to 1977
Magick (Issue 187)
Jack Bridwell Locked lock attached to book
Related to 1977
Magick (Issue 190)
Karl Fulves The Lock Mystery three keys and one lock, keys in envelopes, performer divines which envelope contains the fitting key
1977 129
George Sands Platform Key-Rect "Two Tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain
1978 1135
Philip T. Goldstein Astro-Keys twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lock
Also published here 1978
Magick (Issue 200)
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Psi-Keys with three locks, Key-r-rect presentation
Magick (Issue 219)
Al Mann Seven Keys prediction of who gets correct key, in box, using Arca system
1978 13
Philip T. Goldstein Astro-Key twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lock
VariationsAlso published here 1979 15
Philip T. Goldstein The Crystal Key keys in envelopes, using Crystal Clock Dial
Magick (Issue 236)
Karrell Fox Six Keys to "Hairy Head"
1979 140
Seven Keys No. 42
1979 67
Karl Fulves Key-rect No. 43, with borrowed keys and house lock of a friend's home
1979 69
Peter Warlock Plattform Schlüssel
Also published here
  • New Pentagram, Feb. 1978
Apr. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Philip T. Goldstein Key to... the Future! in box is prediction on which attempt the lock opens
Also published here 1980
Magick (Issue 273)
Howard A. Adams Key Gang keys in envelopes, down-under-deal done with eight spectators on stage
OICUFESP (Issue 5 - the SON of esp card & mental miracles)
Al Mann Mind Lock! finger rings locked on padlock, envelopes one containing key, prediction of correct envelope, himber wallet
Magick (Issue 292)
Terry Nosek It's Your Loss! presentation for Key-R-Rect, bill in box, seven keys and padlock
Magick (Issue 294)
Thomas Alan Waters Keystome book with lock
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr)
Rudolf Braunmüller Schloss und Schlüssel
Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Hen Fetsch Schloss und Schlüssel Psychometrie
Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Hen Fetsch Schlösser und Schlüssel
Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Roy Baker Ring That Bell Only one bell push with ring a loud bell (mentalism routine), performer divines
Related to 1983 23
Piet Forton Der Wunderschlüssel keys in envelopes
1983 7
Al Bertini Al Bertini's Geistesblitze: Bank-Night Exklusiv keys with numbers
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 3)
Al Bertini Al Bertini's Geistesblitze: Der Schlüssel des Glücks four wallets with keys
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 6)
Richard Bartram, Jr. Psycle Chain! number lock is opened by spectator, numbers selected by chosen cards, inspired by 7 keys to Baldpate
1985 22
Gene Nielsen Key-Rectified keys chosen from zip loc bag
1985 5
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Odds Against spectator's money placed inside walled and locked with padlock
Dec. 1986
Magick (Issue 382)
Peter Kane The Psychic's Game Show five keys, one selected with Kane's Variant procedure and it's the only one that opens the lock to a prize
  • The Stacked Deck Extra (apparently random cards chosen for selection procedure)
1988 ca. 7
Lee Earle Six Cold Keys presentation and handling for Key-R-Rect
Mar. 1990
Magick (Issue 436)
Paul Hallas Pointed combination padlock and number cards
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 14
Bob King Bold Faced Balpate portable pendulum holdout to switch locks
1991 13
Scott Davis The Reputation Makers cutting keys in half, for Key-R-Rect routine
1991 26
Punx Only Now with prediction of which key inside envelope
1991 71
Lee Earle Bank Night Baffler bill between sheets of plastic secured with padlock
Related to 1992 139
Larry Becker Ultra-Keynetic keys with different colors, chosen color opens chest, with purse
1992 401
Paul Hallas Pointed combination padlock and number cards
Inspired byAlso published here Oct. 1993
Profile (Issue 16)
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle Kismet keys in envelopes, ungaffed
Oct. 1994
Vibrations (Vol. 17 No. 4)
Philip T. Goldstein Key to the Future in box is prediction on which attempt the lock opens
Also published here 1995 6
Tony Bartolotta Keys Without Clues
Underworld (Issue 2)
Bob King Paralocks ungaffed, sleeving
Variations 1995 4
Lee Earle Keys Royale spectator's chosen key opens lock, off-beat method
Related to 1995
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Lee Earle Keys Redux with finger ring on lock, off-beat method
Related to 1995
Syzygy (Vol. 1 No. 16)
John Riggs The Compelling Key keys in a bag are removed by spectators and held in closed fists, padlock as pendulum starts moving over correct key
Syzygy (Vol. 3 No. 8)
Larry Becker Crowd Pleaser with money attached to lock
Sep. 1997 6
Richard Bartram, Jr. Key Card R Ection presentation for Key R Rect
1997 140
Philip T. Goldstein Tournamental box with lock, envelopes
Inspired by
  • North Bigbee's "Golden Spell" in "The Mentalist" December, 1962.
Jan. 1998 5
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Comedy - Club - Routine presentation for Key-R-Rect, with lots of gags, and apparently divining spectator's phone number
Feb. 1998 1
Lee Woodside Key to Success using several locks in labeled envelopes, motivational presentation
Syzygy (Vol. 4 No. 7)
Barrie Richardson Wigging the Baldpate
Inspired by 1999 133
Ali Bongo Schloss und Schlüssel spectator locked to chair
Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 4 & 5)
Richard Mark Key-R-Rect Séance Routine person chained to chair
2000 102
Christoph Borer Die Schatulle seven keys to baldpate mixed with description of a spectator prediction, wooden box with lock
Related to 2001 11
Dave Arch The Trained Goldfish Baldpate effect at lake, key thrown into lake to a trained goldfish and host locked up, marketed Key-R-Rect
July 2001
Magic (Vol. 10 No. 11)
Robert Fellows Five-Minute Murder Mystery combination of Seven Keys to Baldpate, murder mystery presentation, Premonition
2003 224
Philip T. Goldstein Belly & Nova
  • The Other Month
several keys and several locks, performer locates key to chosen lock, secret scale
Mar. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 3)
Mark Strivings Seven Keys to Baldpate - Handling I five keys and padlock, with envelope
2004 28
Mark Strivings Seven Keys to Baldpate - Handling II five keys and padlock, using the Larry Becker purse
Also published here
  • "Annemann For the 90's" 1994.
2004 32
Bob King Paralocks II ungaffed, sleeving
Inspired by 2005 20
Trevor Lewis Take Your Pick with Anverdi Key Box, money in box
2009 156
Mike Caveney Anverdi Key Chest trade show presentation
2013 53
Dr. Stanley Jaks Key Routine four keys in envelopes, routines for stage and close-up
Also published here 2014 169
Alan Shaxon, Robert Harbin A Toast to Robert-Harbin small box with lock
2014 180
Alexander de Cova 7 Keys to Baldpate
Also published here June 2014 657
Max Maven Astrokey twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lock
Related to 2015 10
Michael Weber Astrokey - Weber Notes in box description of spectator with key is found
Inspired by 2015 12
Alexander de Cova 7 Keys to Baldpate
Also published here 2015 179
Ted Karmilovich Target Key-R-rect prediction in clear box is locked with padlock, correct key is mixed with other keys and several spectators select a key, performer divines person who is able to open to lock and the prediction describes the spectator
Related to 2015 23
Christoph Borer Fifty Shades of Grey seven keys to Baldpate with handcuffs, handcuffed to spectator
2016 60
Leo Reed Keypad to Baldpate with paper pieces with different number codes to unlock phone
Oct. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 10)
Christoph Borer Das Kalenderwunder seven spectators choose a key, one opens a box and inside is a calendar which has his name printed in the correct month, humorous presentation
Related to 2022 49
Nick Diffatte The Key To Freedom performer handcuffed to spectator, key found from bunch of keys in glass
2022 67
Danny Archer Magic Jeopardy four people have a key and try to open a lock, but performer does
Inspired by
  • "Headliner" (Larry Becker, Mentalism for Magicians, 1981)
Also published here
  • MAGIC, Apr. 2005
2022 398