57 entries in Toy
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Der Radiograph "Ein amerikanisches Wunder", Gee-haw whammy diddle (Hui-Maschine), toy
Sep. 1903 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 9) 142
Unknown Thimble and Trumpet thimble blown through toy trumpet
1937 The Magic Annual for 1937 31
Elray Bughouse effects with metal bugs, those you can press a piece of steel to make a sound, in a box makes sound to answer questions
1944 The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 57) 233
Ken Beale, Frank Garcia Wormy Gags! gags with a plastic worm
1950 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 214) 854
Don Alan A World of Gags gags with small globe
1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 318) 79
Howard Brooks The Babblings of Brooks ideas and jokes by Brooks
  • watch chain gag
  • wind up teeth
  • way to add a key ring
Variations 1954 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 305) 17
James Torry Slated for Action ideas with children's toy called Magic Slate
  • ESP Revelation
  • Before Your Eyes
  • Suggestions
Related to 1958 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 217
Jim Walker The Mechanical Magician card revelation with Slinky
1958 The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 348) 218
Karrell Fox 2 or 3 from 5 & 10 toy pick, shovel and egg beater as comedy props
1960 Comedy a la Card 13
Karrell Fox The Magician's Helping Hand toy hand with miniature card inside
1960 Comedy a la Card 18
Piet Forton Ching Chang Chung, the Never Dieing Chinaman Figurine of Chinese man beheaded when card trick goes wrong - card is changed to correct selection, head is restored
1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 4
Frederica Three Little Pigs two in the hand, one in the pocket with plastic pigs, as a kicker the pigs change into a bigger toy fiugre
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 281
Piet Forton Ching-Chang-Chung - der unsterbliche Chinese Figurine of Chinese man beheaded when card trick goes wrong - card is changed to correct selection, head is restored
1968 Piet Forton Seminar 10
Clark Wirthlin Signed, Sealed, & Delivered with one missing piece, put in plastic bag and envelope, plastic bag is vacuum packed, with toy iron
1971 The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 22) 107
Roy Walton Once Upon A Time.... Jack and Queen of Hearts removed and put under handkerchief, Jack transforms into rubber frog
Variations Oct. 1974 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 12) 818
Jesse J. Langston Jr. Shoot Out spectator shoots at a board with cards, with a suction-cup dart gun
1974 The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 93) 463
Karl Fulves Zero Gee Lunaball (scientific toy), light metal sphere with magnetic outer surface, close-up levitation
Related to Jan. 1975 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 10 No. 3) 841
Stephen Minch Cups and Flies balls change into plastic flies one by one, plastic spider final load and bug aerosol can
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 53
Stephen Minch Out of the Flying Pan... card chosen and put in pan, fire made, lid closed, giant flapping fly inside, it holds selection
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 63
Stephen Minch Swami Fly comedy routine with mind-reading plastic fly, buzzes at correct card from three cards, joy buzzer
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 43
Stephen Minch Fly-Catcher plastic flies in amber-colored plastic, two in the hands and one in the pocket routine, plastic frog finale
1977 Creations of a Magical Madman 49
Karrell Fox Baffling Blow-Outs party blow-outs used for Chinese Sticks type routine, tube through sleeve
1979 Another Book 245
Lewis Ganson Other Routines using other props for "Two in the hands..." routines
  • Cigarettes
  • Matches
  • Coins
  • Dice
  • Miniature Models
  • Toys
1979 Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 32
Herb Morrissey Unexpected Vision three plastic turtles of different color, one hidden in box, its color is divined, then their location in the spectator's pocket, multi-phase routine
1980 John: Verse Two 96
Roger Crosthwaite Roger's Angels signed card appears between selected pair of queens, then the backs of the queens change into cards with dogs on it, eventually a toy dog appears
1981 The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 30
Daryl Martinez Audio Transposition two toys, one squeaks and one rattles, sound is transposed
Variations 1982 Something for Everyone 9
Meir Yedid Killer Spiders - The Arouser uses for wind-up toys or toy spiders, toy spider jumps out of close-up mat)
1983 Off the Wall 3
Martin Lewis Martin's Improved Lie Detector Instructions for electronic lie detector apparatus
1985 Martin's Miracles 151
Terry Seabrooke The Chattering Teeth wind-up/chattering teeth cut pips from newspaper
1986 Seabrooke's Book 83
Gaëtan Bloom The King of Yoyos Gimmick to make performer look like a yoyo master
1986 Gaetan Bloom 86 14
Karl Fulves Idle Chatter chattering teeth "chews" too long card down to size or other things, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 47) 188
Vic Kulich, Daryl Martinez Mother Nature's Mistake squeaky squeeze toy mouse and rattle rubber snake, change sounds
Inspired by 1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 3) 5
Rocco Silano Explosive Impact plastic explosive cap for toy gun is tossed up and stabbed in midair with a pocket knife, the cap explodes
1990 The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Alexander de Cova Magie mit dem Wurli-Wurm Squirmel/Wonder Worm ideas and routines
  • Die Vorbereitung (preparation)
  • Die beidhändige Handhabung (two-handed)
  • Die einhändige Handhabung (one-handed)
  • Auf dem Bleistift (with pencil)
  • Die Daumenspitze (thumb tip)
  • Aus dem Ärmel (sleeve)
  • Die "S" Faltung
  • Anstelle der Schaumgummibälle
  • Der farbwechselnde Wurm (color change)
  • Der ungezogene Wurm
  • Der Schlangenkorb (meine Lieblingsroutine)
1992 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 5) 15
Dan Harlan Destination Unknown five foreign coins are placed under five cards, spectator can chose on which is covered with a toy plane, country of selected coin is predicted
1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 3) 10
Scotty York The Skill Compatibility Test Two jumbo decks are used. One card is selected from a red deck and placed in an envelope, other deck is sawed in two with a toy saw and two halves are selected. Card in envelope is a split card matching both halves. Banana Split deck
1993 For Your Eyes Only 9
Karl Fulves Out of Nowhere No. 32, producing any item from a paper cup, for example a toy car
1995 Easy Magic 45
Dick Koornwinder The Koornwinder Kar car finds card by stopping next to it when pushed
  • The Apparatus Supplied
  • Explanation of the Basic Principle
Related to 1998 The Koornwinder Kar & The Koornwinder Card Control 4
Karl Fulves Body of Evidence "Without Words", non-card version with twenty doll-house furnishings, murder mystery presentation
1998 Mutus Nomen 50
Dick Koornwinder The Revised Technique for the Koornwinder Kar car finds card by stopping next to it when pushed
1998 The Koornwinder Kar & The Koornwinder Card Control 13
Jay Sankey Yo-Yo Mon cut and restored yo-yo string
2004 Sankey Unleashed 37
Cushing Strout The Left-Handed Clock Cards dealt into clock formation, card is located using a spinning physics toy as the clock hand
Inspired by 2005 On the Other Side of the Mirror 24
Piet Forton Swiss Torpedo ideas with torpedo magnets
2005 Das 2005 - Close-Up Seminar 29
Jack Avis "Skullo" Handling chosen card left in jaws of plastic skull
2006 Rara Avis 125
Mark Lewis Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse pitch item, animated small mouse running over the hands by itself
  • Properties and Preparation
  • The Basic Move
  • The Final Phase (using glass and cased card decks, see p. 12)
2006 Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 2
Karl Fulves Auto Kinetic blank cards with street names, spectator writes his street on one, arranged in face-down row on table, ungaffed toy car moves towards spectator's card with rubber band held motionless above
Inspired by
  • "Pendulum" (Bob Ostin, marketed effect)
Related to
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 1
Mark Lewis The Squirmle
  • The Basic Move
  • The Routine
2006 Marmaduke the Wonder Mouse 13
John Scarne Skullo-Card chosen card appears in jaws of plastic skull
Inspired by
  • Bill Nord's "Skullo-cation" (marketed 1948)
2006 Prolix (Issue 1) 29
Robert E. Neale Spins and Waves Routine with plastic "rattleback" toy, when spun one way, it will spin backwards after a while. Uses plastic's refractive properties to cause written words to transpose
2008 This Is Not a Book 302
Karl Fulves Jacob's Ladder "Unexplained"
tumbling block toy with empty cassette cases, coin put in top one is then in bottom one, posed as a problem
Related to 2008 Prolix (Issue 5) 317
Karl Fulves Jacob's Ladder "how made"
construction details
Related to 2008 Xtra Credit (Issue 1) 1
Karl Fulves An Unsolved Problem Jacob's Ladder toy made from card cases, some cards in each except top one, Royal Flush named, top case tumbles down and contains named Royal Flush
2008 Xtra Credit (Issue 1) 2
Karl Fulves Flexagons - Part Three more credit information
Related to
  • Jacob's Ladder in "Magic" (Albert Hopkins, 1897)
2010 Xtra Credit (Issue 8) 41
Troy Hooser Second Prize Shorter version of The Prize, ending is producing many rings
Inspired by 2010 Moments 26
Troy Hooser The Prize Plastic capsule and toy ring, ring vanishes and appears multiple times, objects start appearing under the cap, including jumbo coin and an explosion of paper money
Variations 2010 Moments 17
Hiroshi Sawa カラー・チェンジング・カー (The Color Changing Car) Presentation for a Bandai toy car that changes
2013 Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 56
G Gudetama (蛋黄哥) Using a Gudetama toy, pulls egg yolk out of toy egg, makes it visually penetrate back
2016 Emotion 95