47 entries in Animal / Fish
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Bowl of Ink changed to clear Water, with Gold Fish Swimming in it
1876 Modern Magic 372
Carl Willmann Der Zauberstab und seine verschiedenen Präparationen
  • continuation of Chinese sticks explanation
  • omelette appears in pan via hollow wand with egg mixture
  • gold fish appear in bowl via hollow wand
June 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 6) 81
Unknown Die verschwindenden Goldfische goldfish vanish from glass under handkerchief cover, two methods
Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 116
Unknown Appearing Gold Fish three methods, visibly while stirring in a glass with a wand (hollow wand with fish inside) or loaded from table edge with handkerchief cover
Aug. 1895 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 8) 117
Unknown Das Goldfischglas bowl with water and gold fish is produced from borrowed handkerchief, load from table, see also p. 39 for patter
Oct. 1896 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 2) 26
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, making fake goldfish
Feb. 1898 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 2) 32
Unknown Undine und Flora
  • Der Goldfischfang in der Luft (goldfish bowl production from silks)
  • Ein Gruss der Göttin Flora (flower bouquet from handkerchief)
  • Die verschwindende Goldfischschale (goldfish bowl vanishes)
  • Die in Wasser mit darin schwimmenden Goldfischen verwandelten Papierschnitzel (confetti in glass casket changes into water with goldfish)
  • Das vom Tablett verschwindende gefüllte Wasserglas (full glass vanishes from tray after covered with tube)
Related to Feb. 1898 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 8) 117
Emil Clauß Der neue Tintenpokal - oder: "Die moderne Fischzucht" first ink changes into clear water, then fish appear
Related to
  • Willmann's Salon-Magie, p. 390
Dec. 1900 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 12) 189
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, aerial fishing, credit information, magic clubs
Sep. 1901 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9) 144
Joseph Michael Hartz Fish and Ink Trick
1903 Later Magic 48
Unknown Magische Fischerei aerial fishing
July 1904 Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 109
Joseph Ovette Nite Club Silk Production from a rolled up menu, performer produces stream of silks and as a climax a glass with a goldfish, with a tray
1939 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 5) 3
Bruce Elliott Fisherman's Fancy goldfish cut out of carrot becomes real
1940 The Jinx (Issue 104) 627
Hervel Apparition d'un bocal à poissons production of a fish bowl
June 1941 La Baguette Magique (Issue 6) 5
Lloyd W. Chambers Fisherman's Mat cardboard shown on both sides is rolled into a tube, water and goldfish poured from it, pocket inside cardboard
1941 Original Ideas in Magic 2
Alban's Finael pour la Pêche a la Ligne ending for aerial fishing
Jan. 1942 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 1) 6
U. F. Grant From Grant's Tomb anecdotes by Jess Kelly about kids magic and fish catching
Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Donald Holmes Fish from Empty Hands
Dec. 1948 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 13
Eliaser Bamberg The Frogs, the Fish, and the Bowl of Water production of frogs and fish
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 341
Al Baker Goldfish Production sixth finger
1951 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets) 453
Charlie Miller Fish Catching bare handed
1961 The Magic of Charles Earle Miller 72
Everett Lyda Teeth and Fish Idea wind-up teeth and rubber fish placed inside bag, fish skeleton is removed
1968 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1967-68) 59
Ellison Poland Not-So-Simplex Bowl Production filled with water and fish
1969 Wonderful Routines of Magic 223
James Auer More Visual Ideas floating medium and message materialize in toy goldfish
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 40
Sigmar Magic Fisherman method for aerial fishing
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 110
Stan Blumenthal Drip Dry! goldfish production from handkerchief
1972 Magick (Issue 57) 282
Billy McComb Yeas of Magical Angling... and Thoughts Thereon aerial fishing, with aquarium prop
1972 McComb's Magic — 25 Years Wiser 55
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Great Angling Trick aerial fishing, three fish appear with a rod
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 31
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Tea Canister Mystery object from canister travels to other canister, then fish appears
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 89
David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg Fu-Manchu Super Production production of several animals and objects under a cloth
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 166
Faucett Ross Fish Bowl From Hat Produce small fishbowl of goldfish from his hat, suitable for close up
1975 Magic With Faucett Ross 77
Punx Abenteuer auf dem Fischmarkt presentation for Jastrow Illusion, with two fish
Related to 1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 50
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Okito Confetti to Goldfish in Water uses the Substitution Principle
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 250
Karrell Fox "Friday" Mentalism cards with animals shown, one selected (goldfish), the crystal ball turns out to be goldfish aquarium
1979 Another Book 130
Patrick Martin Hard to Swallow fish-shaped carrot becomes goldfish
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 21
Jesse Dicamillo Breaded Fish live goldfish from bread roll
1990 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic) 66
Michael Weber The Wrigley Device quickly build gimmick to vanish/ produce cigarettes, liquids
Related to
  • "Abra", January 1951
1991 Life Savers 91
Steve Dusheck Experiment No. 7 idea for goldfish tail that comes out of a thumb tip
1991 Dusheck's Thumb Tip Magic 51
Sven Heubes Der Fischtrick fish drawn on paper, paddle routine with paper fish on paddle, real fish appears
1991 Hardcore 94
Tom Stone, Karl Grendel The Floating Mackerel joke
1996 The Warpsmith Returns 45
Alexander de Cova News-Fisch no-tear restauration followed by production of huge plastic fish
2002 Homemade Magic 5
Tommy Cooper Tale of a Fish production of fish skeleton
2011 Magic Page by Page 289
Hiroshi Sawa さんま (Pacific Saury) Fish shown on both sides, with a wave of a lighter, fish becomes grilled on both sides
2013 Magic of Dr. Sawa (澤浩の奇術) 31
Alexandra Duvivier The Traveling Fish two postcards with fishbowls, the water and fish vanish from postcards and are reproduced as flat objects
June 2013 Genii (Vol. 76 No. 6) 66
Alan Shaxon Aerial Fishing
2014 Alan Shaxon — The Sophisticated Sorcerer 110
Unknown A Technique Wherein white paper is cut up and put into water, whereupon it becomes loaches paper changes to fish
  • Dan Sherer (additional comments)
  • Max Maven (additional comments)
Also published here
  • Hōkasen, 1764
May 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 5) 86
Christian Scherer, Sveroni Fischerlatein fish on cardboard change size with scale, magic trick based on Jastrow optical Illusion, medal on chain vanishes
Inspired by
  • Toru Suzuki's "Sakkaku Scale" in Richard Kaufman's "Tenyoism - Volume Two", p. 843.
Related to
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