439 entries in Illusions
  
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Unknown To cut off ones head, and to laie it in a platter, &c: which the jugglers call the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusionRelated to The Discoverie of Witchcraft (Issue XXXIII) 198
Unknown How to seeme to cut off a mans head, it is called the decollation of John Baptist decapitation illusionRelated to The Art of Legerdemain Discovered 34
Henri Decremps Trois Figures colossales paraissent en l'air, descendent à terre, & remontent à la priere ou au commandement d'un Sauvage. story of three gods flying down from sky, using a hot air ballon, different theories why the balloon flies Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 119
Henri Decremps Affiche singuliere d'un Faiseur de Tours, où l'on trouve une premiere esquisse des différentes branches de la Jonglerie. "Un homme peut se faire enchaîner de plusieurs maniers, & se détacher adroitement sans rien briser & sans employer les moyens qui paroissent le plus nécessaires" (title continued) in the process of telling the story how the author and Mr. went to see a performer called Pilferer, two methods of escapes are explained, the performer has two rings attached to his trousers which are secured with a rope which is attached to a pillar with a lock Supplément A La Magie Blanche Dévoillée 1
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin The Aerial Suspension Related to Modern Magic 495
John Henry Pepper, Thomas Tobin The Cabinet of Proteus mirrors, for vanish, transformation, ... Modern Magic 475
Colonel Stodare The Indian Basket Trick Modern Magic 477
Colonel Stodare The Sphinx head in box is alive, mirrors Modern Magic 471
Buatier de Kolta The Vanishing Lady de Kolta chair More Magic 448
Unknown Die Arche Noah's ship production apparatus, animals and a woman appear insideRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 64
Carl Willmann Das Verschwinden einer Person in front of a door in living room performances Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 125
Unknown Anadyomene person appears in cabinetRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 1) 16
Unknown Anadyomene explanation of the illusionRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 30
Unknown Die verschwindende Dame "Eins-Zwei-Drei", person suspended on a chair behind a glass sheet vanishes Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame woman stands on table, cloth tube lowered, smoke comes out, only bones remain when cloth is liftedRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3) 45
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame second part of description with the method, mirror triangle under tableRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 62
Unknown Das Crematorium oder Das Verbrennen einer lebenden Dame third and final part of description, making the smoke appear and a smell is produced in the audienceRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 85
Unknown Die auf dem Tablett verschwindende Person in front of a door in living room performances, paper boxes cover person before the vanish Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 9) 141
H. Röhl Perpetuum-mobile apparent perpetuum mobile construction Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 104
Carl Willmann Illusionen Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 1) 10
Anna Eva Fay Die Bindeproduktion der Miss Fey second part of description
- II. Methode
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 123
Anna Eva Fay Die Bindeproduktion der Miss Fey - I. Methode
hands tied with sealed with ribbons, spirit cabinet type effects happen
Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 7) 110
Unknown Slade's spiritistische Knotenlösung knots for escapes or spirit cabinet Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 12) 190
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen hands tied with sealed with ribbons, spirit cabinet type effects happenRelated toVariations Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 2) 28
Jacoby Harms Bindeproductionen continuation of explanationRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 4) 63
Unknown Die Arche Noah's explanationRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 6) 95
Unknown Die Verschwindungskiste person appears or vanishes from paper carton Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 12) 191
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame Buatier de Kolta chairRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 15
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 2) 29
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 3) 45
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame person vanishes from chair, different construction of chairRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4) 51
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame continuation of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5) 67
Unknown Die vom Stuhl verschwindende Dame final partRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6) 82
Unknown Variante der Jacoby Harm'schen Bindeweise "Bindeproductionen"Inspired by Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 1 No. 7) 111
Unknown Das entfesselte Medium Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 117
E. Chambly Der Geisterschrank spirit cabinet with see-through lace at front and hands stick out at side, yet things happen inside, two methods Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 11) 170
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett glass sheet on two stands, spirit cabinet build on it, things happen inside itAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 9) 142
Unknown Das geheimnisvolle Kabinett second part of descriptionAlso published here Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 10) 151
H. F. C. Suhr Mohammeds Sarg girl goes into coffin like box with glass side, legs removed and it floats, giant magnets at side of stage as presentational props Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 78
Carl Willmann Die Arche Noahs box on stage, spectator examines it, animals and people appear insideRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 11) 170
Carl Willmann Die Arche Noahs second partRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 12) 188
Unknown Der Traum des Schützen oder "Das Schützenlisl als Trapezkünstlerin" person appears swinging on a trapeze in some construction on stageRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 2) 27
Unknown Der Traum des Schützen oder "Das Schützenlisl als Trapezkünstlerin" second part of explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 3) 44
Unknown Die unsichtbare Wanderung oder "Das ungelöste Rätsel" two boxes, performer goes into bottom one, lady comes out of it and performer is in other one, performer then vanishes and appears in middle of audience Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 5) 75
Carl Willmann Flora's Erwachen oder "Die Königin der Rosen" a small curtain is lowered from the ceiling onto a table, a flower pot and girl appear behind it Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 6) 90
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, sword through body Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 1) 16
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad woman changes into man in cage, woman now in middle of audience, then woman travels from one cage to another cageRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 80
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad second part of descriptionRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 95
Chevalier Thorn Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad third part of description, with photographRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 7) 110
Unknown Das unerklärliche Verschwinden eines lebenden Pferdes samt Stallknecht "Die schwarze Kunst oder orientalische Zauberei"
horse and person vanish
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 6) 89
Unknown Amadriade large mirror with glass board in front of it, woman steps on board and covered with paravant, she vanishes Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 3) 45
Carl L. Curiel Der Künstler ohne Kopf person without head Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6) 90
Unknown Die magische Entfesslung bound with ribbons Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9) 135
Unknown The Mystery Oh! oder "The Kamasoutra Wonder of Benares" Related to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 7) 107
Unknown The Mystery Oh! oder "The Kamasoutra Wonder of Benares" second partRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 8) 125
Carl Willmann Das Pythagoras-Wunder cloth held up by performer with both hands, still things happen behind this screen, fake finger/third hand, ungaffed silk (finger on stick or wire)Related toVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 152
Unknown Das Pythagoras-Wunder cloth held up by performer with both hands, still things happen behind this screen, fake finger/third hand, ungaffed silk (finger on stick or wire)Related toVariations Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 1) 14
Unknown Die Königin der Rosen on table appears a large flower basket with (fake) lady inside Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7) 110
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm patter by Eduard Hensel
- Entrée (glove shrinks and becomes stocking)
- Das Durchdringen der Materie (glass through hat)
- Glasphänomen (two silk travel from bottle to bottle)
- Schützenliesl (Queen of Clubs chosen, in a large target appears a woman in Queen of Clubs dress)
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 9) 134
Unknown Ein Variété-Programm part two, methodsRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10) 147
Unknown Der Traum des Kalifen von Bagdad woman changes into man in cage, woman now in middle of audience, then woman travels from one cage to another cage, with photographRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 11) 171
Michaelis Hermann Bungalow girl in container on stage, with curtain around her but one meter above ground, surrounded by spectators, curtain drops and she vanishes and reappears in audience Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 7) 105
Carl Willmann Vorbereitung zum Ball second partRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9) 140
Carl Willmann Vorbereitung zum Ball woman vanishes in front of a mirror behind Spanish paraventRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 124
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, living head in bottle, dove load from vest into hat, on competing Zauberspiegel, magic with apparatus Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 4) 63
Carl Willmann Die Glücksspinne from America, giant web on stage with spider with the head of a woman, mirror Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 6) 91
Chevalier Thorn Der schwebende Fakir Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 2) 29
Eduard W. Lufa Das frei in der Luft schwebende Mädchen on the floatation à la Robert-Houdin, removing the last stick Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 174
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin, Eduard W. Lufa Das Kind in der Zeichenmappe child from folder Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 190
Unknown Ein neues Sack-Kunststück No. 13, escape from large bag behind paravent Der Amateurzauberer 137
Baron Robert Hacke Eine Geistererscheinung empty box, ghost appears from it and vanishes back inside, collapsible ghost figure pulled up from off-stageRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 3) 45
Baron Robert Hacke Die Blumenparade large flower bouquet from silk, vanishes again, with assistant pulling it up from off stageRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4) 61
Fred. "St. Germain" Gaudy Das Verbrennen einer Person aus dem Publikum person "burnt" on stage Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 2) 28
Unknown Der singende Kopf in der Kiste living head in nest of boxes Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 1) 12
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke VII. wooden suitcase, person appears inside Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 11) 170
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke VIII. wooden box with secret opening Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 12) 188
Carl Willmann Mysteriöse Kofferkunststücke I. person steps into large suitcase which is bound, vanishes and reappears in audienceInspired by
  • "Der Wunderkoffer" (Willmann's Moderne Wunder, p. 98)
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5) 76
Carl Willmann Mysteriöse Kofferkunststücke II. different suitcase design Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 6) 92
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke III. vanish from wooden box Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 7) 109
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke IV. another wooden box from which person can vanish/escape Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 8) 125
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke V. another suitcase from which person can vanish/escape Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 9) 141
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke VI. large box with sliding top, coffin shaped Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 10) 155
Hänsel Kastner Eine Illusion performer tied with chains and lock Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 11
Carl Willmann Der Cocon box with tissue front, woman in butterfly costume appears inside Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 12) 189
Unknown Mysterieuse Kofferkunststücke IX. another suitcase for a vanish Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 1) 13
Carl Willmann Der sprechende Kopf "the talking head", longer article Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 11) 171
Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Das gefesselte Medium I. apparently the Fly & Slade method Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 3) 44
Carl Willmann Das gefesselte Medium II. Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 60
Carl Willmann Das gefesselte Medium III. Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5) 77
H. Dersy Eine Illusion part two, explanationRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 2) 29
Leo Wolton Der neue Wunderschrank box on wheels, performer changes into girl, then boy, then back Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 140
H. Dersy Eine Illusion "Black and White", white dog vanishes from box, then black dog appears in the box, then one dog collects watches from the audience with a basket which travel to basket held in mouth of other dogRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 1) 13
Unknown Die Blumenfee living head of woman in flower pot Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1) 11
Unknown Der geheimnisvolle Kopf living head in aquarium bowl on table Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6) 100
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 9) 144
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Zick-Zack photograph of Chevalier Thorn with illusions "Der dupierte Spiritist" and "Avatar" Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 11) 182
H. F. C. Suhr Das Schleiermedium Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 11) 179
G. Munsch Eine neue Handfesselung knotting method Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 10) 155
Unknown Das spiritistische Band ribbon knotting system Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 11) 171
Unknown Undine person floats through the air, pepper's ghost Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 5 No. 3) 41
Oswald Rae The Life Ray shadow cabinet, performer introduces life ray, shadow appears and performer (!) appears in cabinet Sub Rosa 102
Lu Brent Just a Shadow Performer stands behind a lit screen to cast a shadow, the Devil comes on stage to peel off the shadow, performer then disappears, Devil shown to be the performer (no method given, only the presentation) Novel Magic 41
Lu Brent Jealousy of Time Performer gets into a big drum that is designed like a giant alarm clock. Person enters to destroy the clock to find performer has vanished, and the second person is shown to be the performer (no detailed method given, only the presentation) Novel Magic 42
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Rabbit Trap two rabbits are produced from a box / rabbit trapVariations Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1934) 15
Unknown Gag Floatation comic strip The Magic Annual for 1937 82
Laurie Ireland A Modern Noah's Ark from a miniature ark cages with birds, a dog, a rabbit, a duck and a girl are produced Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 14
Laurie Ireland The Artist Draws a Picture of a Rabbit and the Picture Comes to Life Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 17
Laurie Ireland The Human Pin Cushion Torture Box woman standing in box is pierced with spikes Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937) 5
Danny Dew Walking Through a String of Beads The Magic Annual for 1937 131
Unknown XXth Century Spirit Seance "Walking away from One's Shadow" The Magic Annual for 1937 126
Fred Culpitt The Doll's House Greater Magic 958
Herr Boelke Creo kind of puppet becomes personRelated to Greater Magic 973
Unknown The Sword Box Greater Magic 955
Unknown The New Sword Cabinet Greater Magic 956
U. F. Grant The Head Pincushion Greater Magic 957
Torrini Sawing a Woman in Half Greater Magic 978
P. T. Selbit Selbit's Version of Sawing a Woman in Half Greater Magic 980
Horace Goldin Horace Goldin's Version of Sawing a Woman in Half Greater Magic 982
Unknown Method Using One Girl of Sawing a Woman in Half Greater Magic 986
Unknown A Living Miracle - The Circular Saw Method of Sawing a Woman in Half Greater Magic 988
Lester Lake, Percy Abbott The Chinese Chopper for head and both arms Greater Magic 966
Chung Ling Soo Shooting an Arrow and a Rope Through a Woman Greater Magic 968
Amac Find the Lady Greater Magic 963
W.J. Nixon Where do the Ducks Go? Greater Magic 960
Unknown Burning a Woman Alive skeleton remains Greater Magic 961
David Devant The Ghost Greater Magic 975
Unknown The Headless Woman Greater Magic 989
Charles Waller Transmogrification one person becomes another Greater Magic 976
Unknown Cutting a Woman in Half rope through body of assistant The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 126
James Stewart Ghosto person vanishes from trunk and comes in from door, party/seance trick/gag The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 57) 401
Theodore Annemann On Winston Freer's Dinner Table Levitation see also pages 514, 516, 520 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 76) 502
Paul Studham, Laurie Ireland The Spirit Bar bar with bottles on table, drinks are wished and mixed by spirits, black art principle Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 7
Joseph Ovette Clean Rabbit Vanish in a tube, with two trays Fast Ones 18
A. N. Rossi Phantom Vanish box build with frames, to vanish livestock Fast Ones 26
Steve Miaco Production of Two Pigeons also works with rabbit, from handkerchief Our Mysteries 49
Magini Fishbowl Production with assistant Our Mysteries 44
Horace Goldin Gaglet Department - on routining a fishbowl production/vanish (Goldin)
- person vanish in cabinet bit
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 16) 66
Unknown Three Kings and a Queen person appears in paravent Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 403
Unknown The Mystery of King Tut two persons change place Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 387
Unknown Who and Which two persons change place Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 395
Unknown Who and Which (Simple Method) two persons change place Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 401
Laurie Ireland Ireland's Cotton Rabbit cylinder mold is filled with cotton, living rabbit appears Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 29
Unknown Line Up! twelve men appear in a cabinet, then a girl vanishes from that cabinet The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 114
Shaman Big Man! person grows and shrinks, gag The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 27) 112
Hart Fisher The Patriotic Illusion two figures of Hitler and Tojo change into a two soldiers, also flags change Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943) 8
Syl Reilly A Ghost Show Routine black art, luminous paint, skeletons appear and dance Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 412
U. F. Grant The Farmer and the Witch person transposition Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 405
Unknown The Man in the Box big man is put in small box Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 408
Hart Fisher Chix-Levitation chicken on board levitates Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 5
Abril Lamarque The Lamarque Rabbit Vanish rabbit appears and vanishes in a boxAlso published here Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 1) 53
Joseph Ovette A Novel Opening Number doves and rabbit produced from two bowls on two tables, with handkerchiefs Tricks and Illusionettes 4
Joseph Ovette Magic Bunny Rings three wooden rings are stacked and covered with a tray, rabbit appears Tricks and Illusionettes 9
Joseph Ovette The Oriental Tube confetti in tube changes to a rabbit Tricks and Illusionettes 12
Joseph Ovette Bunny Production Box Tricks and Illusionettes 16
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage bird vanishes from newspaper and appears in cage in previously empty box, flip over box variation Tricks and Illusionettes 23
Joseph Ovette Stack of Fish Bowls production, three bowls on small table under cover of handkerchief Tricks and Illusionettes 14
Al Baker One Night idea for dagger chest illusion The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 54) 221
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage Illusion transposition of two different colored birds, frames and cages, using bags and silks Tricks and Illusionettes 27
Joseph Ovette The Vanishing Lamp lamp on table, with assistant Tricks and Illusionettes 25
Walter B. Gibson The Four Door Production Cabinet objects appear from a box with four doors My Best 308
Joe Karson Karson's A La Die Box Illusion woman appears in box My Best 315
Dariel Fitzkee My Favorite Trunk Routine magicians disappears from inside a bag in a box and appears in the audience My Best 305
William Dolezal The William Dolezal Escape Box Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 34
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Girl from the Light girl appears in shadow boxRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 413
Henry J. Young The Magic House house to produce objects, chimney as card rise houlette, plans and routine Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 19
Laurie Ireland Paper Lady - An Illusion for Production of a Girl with screen, shown empty and formed to triangle, person appears Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 16
Henry J. Young Checkers to Pear to Rice production and transformation box Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1946) 22
Billy McComb William Turns Gravity Upside Down board on two trestles with three bricks on top, trestles are removed and the rest floats, then board, lowermost and middle brick are removed one by one, still suspended in the air The First Book of William 49
Bruce Elliott Misdirection for Rabbit-From-The-Hat with false finger The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 128) 514
Carlton King Carlton King's Rabbit Box box consisting of three parts, production box with table Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1947) 10
H. Levenson Rabbit Out of Top Hat rabbit from hat spectator is wearing Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 6
Unknown Production of a Child using body loading and chinese costume Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 387
Unknown The Egyptian Mummy mummy changes to person in cabinet Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 395
R. C. Buff Idea for the Rabbit Trap Inspired by Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
Dr. Raymond V. Stone (RAMO) The Golden Illusion to vanish objects, box, construction plan Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 38
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther A House of Cards presentation for the Doll House Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 6
Chas. "Colta" Jones The Escaping Shadow box to put hands in, handcuffed with light and shadow effect Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 33
Fred Culpitt, Milbourne Christopher The Doll House Illusion Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 393
Unknown The Substitution Trunk Mystery Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 280
Unknown The Canvas Box Substitution Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 292
Robert Gysel Spirit Tie for the spirit cabinetAlso published here Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 309
Tony Corinda (15) The Stage Spirit Cabinet different effects (instruments etc.) special rope Mediumistic Stunts 286
Jean-Eugène Robert-Houdin Robert Houdin's Levitation levitation of a boy, two poles, with variationRelated to Magician's Magic 82
John Nevil Maskelyne Maskelyne's Levitation assistant levitates on a board in front of the magician Magician's Magic 89
Unknown Production of a Bowl of Water gaffed table Magician's Magic 132
Herr Boelke The Vampire kind of puppet becomes personRelated to Magician's Magic 126
Paul Curry Made Whole Again on sawing a person in half Magician's Magic 137
Unknown Sawing a Lady in Half fake legs method Magician's Magic 138
S. E. Josolyne, Harry Houdini Walking Through a Wall Magician's Magic 155
Paul Curry Where Does the Ducks Go? break-away box Magician's Magic 110
Thomas Tobin The Sphinx mirrors, only head Magician's Magic 103
Ali Bongo Pongolian Production Box The Bongo Book 62
Ali Bongo Penetration Minus big metal disc in envelope is penetrated with object, then vanishes entirely The Bongo Book 18
Ali Bongo One Rope Only rope is threaded through hole in big wooden board, rope penetrates assistant The Bongo Book 36
Unknown Impromptu Levitation pushup on floor The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 2 No. 8) 102
Glenn G. Gravatt Spooky Paper Floating / acrobatic cane with newspaper Newspaper Magic 80
Val Andrews Nervous Man on the Subway Produce lady behind newspaper Newspaper Magic 29
Val Andrews A Modern Miss Behind The Times! Stage illusion to produce lady with frame of newspaper Newspaper Magic 34
Alan Shaxon Packing Case Substitution substitution trunk, designed so it can be examined beforehand My Kind of Magic 56
Unknown The Phantom Black Art Platform Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 324
Unknown The Sword Box Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 344
Unknown The Penetrating Steel Bars Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 347
Unknown The Indestructible Girl Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 350
Unknown Sawing a Woman in Half Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 336
Arthur Setterington Walking through a Sheet of Metal wooden box, assistant walks through sheet of metal Straight Line Mysteries 46
Tom Fitzgerald Tom's Thumb Tie Illusion illusion, wooden block penetrates hands, thumb tied around a guillotine-like stand The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 48) 239
Unknown Girl in the Audience girl vanishes and reappears in audience Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 332
Unknown The Girl-in-the-Trunk Mystery people transposition Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 329
Harry Lorayne Illusions General Comments Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 90
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Bird Cage dove appears in cage The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 58
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Box production box, to produce a rabbit and flowers The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 84
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Magical Incubator bird in a cage appears in canisterRelated to The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 96
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Confetti Trick glass is filled with confetti from a box, confetti changes into rabbit, uses the Substitution Principle The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 108
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Scare Mask and Dove dove vanishes from mouth of a hanging mask and appears in casket The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 132
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Multum in Parvo animals are produced from two boxes, loading system with chair and tip-over mechanism The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 136
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Crystal Casket dove appears in clear casket The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 145
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Carl Rosini, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Triple Production three metal bowls containing five ducks appear under handkerchiefs The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 160
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Fu-Manchu Super Production production of several animals and objects under a cloth The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 166
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Water Bowl Production huge bowl under large foulard The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 37
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mandarin Jewel Caskets boxes placed in a casket transform into a dollRelated to
  • "Okito on Magic"
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 65
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mignon production box, four sides can drop down The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 98
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Dolls and the Lanterns production of lanterns, with lights The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 139
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito's Miraculous Production production of objects from empty box and clearly shown table The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 147
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Mat Trick production of flowers, huge tube and other objects behind suspended mat
- Construction
- Setting Up
- The Harness for the Performer
- The Harness for the Assistant
- The Mat
- The Operation
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 153
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Eight Glasses Production tray with eight glasses filled with liquid are produced The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 172
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Magic Book person appears from giant book The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 206
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Flash Appearances "Flash Illusion", appearance of a person The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 212
Cyril Yettmah, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Girl from the Light girl appears in shadow boxRelated to The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 215
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Cremation Illusion assistant is burnt in a cabinet and skeleton can be seen, then assistant appears somewhere else The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 219
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg The Pendulum Illusion ( Visible Sawing) The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 224
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Matter Thru Matter canvas of fabric is penetrated and unharmedRelated to
  • Will Goldston's "Magazine of Magic" December, 1914.
The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 79
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Riddle of the Rabbit break-away box, rabbit vanish The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 34
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mysterious Dove dove disappears in small hanging box The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 56
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Flip-Over Vanish animal vanishes from a box The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 92
Robert Albo, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Eric C. Lewis "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - A Discussion on Origins and Methods on the history of the break-a-way box to make a duck disappear The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 119
Theo "Okito" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Okito Versions three versions, box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 120
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg "Where Did the Ducks Go?" - The Fu-Manchu Version box to make ducks disappear, break-a-way type The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 122
Theo "Okito" Bamberg, Joe Berg Zombie Cabinet cabinet for Zombie ball, ball vanishes eventually or changes into a skull The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 87
Horace Goldin Walking on Water The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 68
Theodore DeLand DeLand's Floating Skeleton The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 22
Ed Balducci Impromptu Levitation with presentation angle by Martin Gardner (reaching up)Related to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 9) 755
Felix Korim East Indian Rope Trick stage version, boy vanishes The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 53
Harry Blackstone Walking Away from a Shadow upper body in a box, shadow is seen, then he walks out and shadow stays in box The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 80
Shaman Chest of the Lamas production cabinet, rabbit The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 12
Cmdr. C. Adair Out of the Dog House dog appears from small house The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 16
Stanley Beck Nu Production Box box carried under arm, three pieces, production of objects or animal The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 26
P. C. Sorcar The Rabbit Out of A Hat The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 43
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Invisible Flight dove vanishes from cave and appears inside tubes The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 46
Rudy Roxo The Cauldron big cauldron on a glowing fire, performer throws dead animals inside and they come back out alive, then a girl appearsRelated to
  • Chung Ling Soo's "The Witch's Cauldron"
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 14
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Phantom Fowls three ducks appear in a cabinet The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 48
John Cooper Flash Vanish guinea pigs appear from box The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 60
Joseph Ovette The Appearing Lion The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 66
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Coverless Dove Pan with table The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 71
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Evolution of a Lady duck and girl are produced from a box The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 72
Walter B. Gibson Double "A" Production Cabinet for handkerchiefs etc The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 36
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Pillar of Fire appearance of a pillar with a burning bowl on top, behind cloth The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 44
William A. Hoch A Stage Illusion Idea The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 56
Unknown Practical Production Tray vase of flowers The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 74
Tommy Windsor Yankee Doodle Hat à la phantom tube The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 84
Theo Hardeen The Book of Life person appears from a giant book The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 6
Harry Blackstone Two Door Doll House doll house, where the doors can be opened front and backRelated to
  • Will Goldston's "Denton's Cabinet"
The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 21
Kroger Kroger's Chariot Illusion! two person appearance from a chariot The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 32
Unknown Burmese Pagoda oriental version of the doll house The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 34
Herman Hanson Santa Claus Illusion producing santa from two large gift boxes The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 40
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Stowaway Illusion three boxes are filled with tea, piled up and a girl appears The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 54
Howard A. Adams A Chinese Apparition with folding screen The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 57
Eddie Erold, U. F. Grant Mermaid Illusion classic appearance with two foldable screens The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 67
Rowan Brooks Beer and Girl from Barrel The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 70
Gene Glove To Life giant queen of hearts is covered with a tube, girl appears and queen on card has vanished The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 75
Unknown Tom-Tom Illusion production of a girl The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 77
Rudy Roxo The Chest of Celestial Bliss spike box The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 30
Joseph Ovette Miss Boots sawing a lady in half, longitudinal The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 23
George Pfisterer Glass Penetration frame with glass, spiked with rods The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 38
Joseph Yadah Girl Thru Tape with two assistants, behind piece of cardboard The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 82
Felix Korim 4th Dimensional Glass needle through big piece of glass The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 86
Harry Blackstone Blackstone's Studio Illusion magician dresses as artist, draws himself on a canvas, then he appears from canvas, dressed normal The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 79
Harry Blackstone White and Black magician with black robe and assistant with white robe transpose behind two screens The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 10
George LaFollette The Flight of the Mandarin performer wrapped in sheet, transforms into assistant, performer appears in audience The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 58
Stanley Collins The Triple Mystery performer wrapped in sheep with donkey mask, transposes with assistant The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 62
Unknown The Sucker Rabbit Box The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 81
Harry Blackstone Vanishing Automobile vanishing car The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 18
Rudy Roxo The Follies Girl Illusion box with light and silhouette is seen, girl vanishes The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 27
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Mystery of the 7 Stones oriental torture cage, person vanishes The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 50
Harry Blackstone The Girl and the Ladder girl vanishes on a ladder behind a big umbrealla The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 65
Felix Korim Cloak of Invisibility girl disappears under cloak The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 67
Joe Karson No Feet - Some Feat legs disappear The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 69
Bill Joy Revelry in a Haunted House doll house used for seance effects The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 78
Howard Thurston Tree to Girl Transformation small tree to girl, behind cloth The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 8
Rudy Roxo A Question of Color girl steps in box, then color of box and of dress change The Conjurors' Book of Stage Illusions 24
David Douglas Palladino Lift table sticks to hand, with ring The Compleat Magick - Volume II (Issue 142) 709
Unknown The Three Swords Suspension balanced on a sword The Big Book of Magic 271
Unknown The Chair Suspension The Big Book of Magic 290
John Nevil Maskelyne, Unknown The Levitation The Big Book of Magic 261
Unknown The Dog Kennel production of a dog, box looks like small house The Big Book of Magic 200
Unknown The Rabbit Cage box to produce rabbit The Big Book of Magic 202
Eric C. Lewis Eric Lewis' Miraculous Blocks blocks in a box form chosen animals, then they change into a live rabbit Classic Magic with Apparatus 59
Unknown Bird Production: Cage I Classic Magic with Apparatus 167
Unknown Bird Production: Cage II two canaries Classic Magic with Apparatus 169
Unknown Bird Production: Cage III Classic Magic with Apparatus 170
Unknown Bird Production: Cage IV Classic Magic with Apparatus 172
Unknown Dove Cage Vanish and Reappearance Classic Magic with Apparatus 174
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Magical Incubator brief, bird in a cage appears in canisterRelated to Classic Magic with Apparatus 179
Unknown Balloon to Rabbit Cage Classic Magic with Apparatus 180
Unknown Pyramid Production rabbit appearance under pyramid prop Classic Magic with Apparatus 200
Fred Culpitt The Doll's House Illusion The Big Book of Magic 276
Unknown The Step Ladder Illusion person appears on a ladder The Big Book of Magic 284
Unknown The Crinoline Illusion person appears, theatrical production, dress is built The Big Book of Magic 288
Unknown The Sword Cabinet with vanish ans reappearance The Big Book of Magic 265
Unknown The Cremation Illusion burnt in a box The Big Book of Magic 273
Unknown The Indian Basket Illusion person vanishes and appears in basket, sword is pushed through basket The Big Book of Magic 281
Unknown The Guillotine Illusioin The Big Book of Magic 285
P. T. Selbit, Unknown Sawing a Woman in Half several methods The Big Book of Magic 256
Unknown The Substitution Trunk The Big Book of Magic 268
Alan Shaxon Cabaret Rabbit Vanish similar to a break-away box Practical Sorcery 43
Unknown The Vanishing Bunny break-away table The Big Book of Magic 195
Unknown The Vanishing Cage of Doves on table The Big Book of Magic 205
Unknown The Vanishing Motor Car same method as old vanishing horse on stage The Big Book of Magic 279
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Phantom Die Cabinet big die vanishes from a box and appears in a hat, including variations by Thayer (Phantom Die Cabinet), Lloyd (Jewel Chest of Ching See), Beckman (Beckman Die Box ) and the Crystal Die Box Classic Magic with Apparatus 22
Alan Shaxon Balloon to Rabbit balloon in hutch transforms into rabbit Practical Sorcery 34
Karrell Fox Beauty and the Least bathing beauty as stage illusion Clever.... Like a Fox 128
Patrick Page Magic Spectaculars general comments on illusions The Big Book of Magic 255
Unknown The Sack Escape mail bag escape The Big Book of Magic 292
Unknown The Straitjacket Escape The Big Book of Magic 293
Unknown The Chain Gang Escape chain with two rings and padlock The Big Book of Magic 301
Unknown The Handkerchief Tie with handkerchief and rope The Big Book of Magic 303
Al Mann The Secret of the Ancients levitation off a chair, brief discussion on seance levitationInspired by
  • U.F. Grant's "Bodies in Orbit", 1963
Psycho-Mentisis 18
Punx Das Märchen vom Gläsernen Herzen story presentation to Robert Farchmin's heart of glass, glass in frame is penetrated with object Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 16
Karl Fulves Levitations on impromptu levitationsVariations The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1077
Marcello Truzzi, Martin Gardner Truzzi/Gardner Method solo levitation behind cloth The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1077
John Cornelius John Cornelius Method solo levitation behind cloth The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1078
Karl Fulves Karl Fulves Method solo levitation behind cloth in doorway The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1079
Unknown Stage Method solo levitation in the dark with glowing shoes and hands, shoes stick together The Chronicles (Issue 2) 1080
Karl Fulves Impromptu Levitation comment on the Balducci trickRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 16) 62
Cyril Yettmah Catching Birds in the Air with a net, various methods, Conradi, Dell O'Dell More Classic Magic with Apparatus 224
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Tha Canary Production Cage More Classic Magic with Apparatus 253
Unknown Magic Incubator Improved made for Richard Himber, production of silks and cagesRelated to More Classic Magic with Apparatus 228
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Canary Effect egg transforms into canary inside temple-like box More Classic Magic with Apparatus 254
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Okito Sawing an Arm in Half inside a box More Classic Magic with Apparatus 260
E. Lloyd Enochs Guinea Pig Box guinea pig vanishes from wrapped cage More Classic Magic with Apparatus 232
Looy Simonoff Looy's Sooperman one-man floatation behind clothInspired by Close-up Entertainer 115
Karrell Fox 6 Foot Surprise next performer "appears" behind large silk Another Book 203
Kate Shiels Witch's Plot publicity stunt for one reporter, performer apparently travels long distance very quicklyVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 231) 1152
Elmer Deffenbaugh Direct Dialing publicity stunt for one reporter, performer apparently travels long distance very quickly, different method than ShielsInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 237) 1182
Karl Fulves, Howard Hamburg The Substitution Trunk idea with black and white people Interlocutor (Issue 28) 110
Karl Fulves Ring Of Beauty idea for illusion in which a ring dropped over a person makes her vanish, no method Interlocutor (Issue 42) 166
Father Cyprian Rubik Con suggestions without details:
- Colorvision with mini Rubik's Cube
- Colorvision with jumbled cube, a duplicate of configuration is drawn
- mini cube is solved under dice cup, suggestion of (partial) shell
- to force a color, either with counting procedure or loaded
- pop-up cube for production
- stage size cube that twists and person is produced
- coding information
Related to Octet 24
Michael Weber, Mike Caveney, Bill Taylor The Vacuum Cleaner Illusion woman is transported from a box into a bag through the tube of a vacuum cleaner Magicomedy 151
Mike Caveney The Substitution Barrel substitution trunk with a barrel Magicomedy 161
Al Mann A Magical Substitution No. 28, for stage or seance room, trunk substitution of two persons 101 Psychic Tests 8
Unknown Lifting a Heavy Metal Tank Full of Water! No. 76 101 Psychic Tests 20
Unknown Escaping from a Safe! No. 42 101 Psychic Tests 12
Ali Bongo Pongolian Handcuffs wrists are tied with a rope, rope in 30cm tube to separate hands 1983 1
Karrell Fox "The Rabbit Asrah" asrah levitation and vanish with rabbit For My Next Trick... 135
Jonathan Pendragon Beauty Enfolded assistent appears on platform under cape of magician