42 entries in Escapes / Bound
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
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
1785 1
Der gefesselte Medium
Related to Apr. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Der gefesselte Medium continuation of explanation
Related to May 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 5)
Das entfesselte Medium
Aug. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8)
Die magische Entfesslung bound with ribbons
May 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Hänsel Kastner Eine Illusion performer tied with chains and lock
Jan. 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1)
Dr. Med. v. Rutkowski Das gefesselte Medium I. apparently the Fly & Slade method
Mar. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Carl Willmann Das gefesselte Medium II.
Apr. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Das gefesselte Medium III.
May 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 5)
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Conradis Original-Halsfesselung neck tie
Jan. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 1)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Liberatio rope escape, wrists
1927 74
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Befreiung aus der Schlinge linked ropes knotted on wrists of performer and spectator, escape
1930 42
Eddie Joseph The Damsel Escapes escape tied up on chair with rope, rings and silk
1940 ca. 6
U. F. Grant U. F. Grant's Witch's Broom assistant stands against post and wis wrapped with rope
1941 ca. 86
Cutting a Woman in Half assistant wrapped with rope
1941 ca. 86
Nick, Gile Menottes escape from handcuffs, rings with chain, followed by german translation "Handschellen"
Aug. 1948 6
Chas. "Colta" Jones The Escaping Shadow box to put hands in, handcuffed with light and shadow effect
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950)
Jean Hugard Impromptu Spirit Seance tied on chair, using large newspaper, comedy rope escape
Mar. 1950
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 7 No. 10)
Amazing James Randi Houdini's Grandma tied on chair with ropes, chains on wrists
Also published here
  • P. Howard Lyons' "Ibidem"
1968 110
Percy Abbott Abbott's Thru and Thru rope and silk tied to person, rope threaded through holes of cabinet
1968 112
Abbott's Slick Tie performer on chair, hands tied on legs and covered with coat, performer is able to move hands at will and being tied up again, "comedy rope escape"
Also published here
  • originally sold by Abbott in 1949.
1968 291
Burton Marks Burton Marks Trunk Substitution assistant placed inside box which is tied with ropes escapes quickly behind screen
1968 304
Eddie Joseph Full View Flash Escape hands tied with rope and a handkerchief
1969 235
Grosser Preis des COM rope escape
Related to 1975
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 36 No. 3)
The Chain Gang Escape chain with two rings and padlock
1976 301
The Handkerchief Tie with handkerchief and rope
1976 303
C. James Rainho Die Marterpfahl Illusion person tied to stake
Also published here
  • Genii, Dec. 1959
Mar. 1978
Intermagic (Vol. 5 No. 1)
Jack Hughes Totem Pole assistant tied on pole
1981 21
Ali Bongo Pongolian Handcuffs wrists are tied with a rope, rope in 30cm tube to separate hands
1983 1
Alan Wakeling The Seance Post woman bound to post for spirit cabinet type effects
1993 326
Ali Bongo Foxy Wrist Tie easy wrist tie escape
2002 11
Thomas Solomon, Harry Kellar The Kellar Rope Tie
  • My Handling of the Kellar Rope Tie
Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
Thomas Solomon Chain Escapes
Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
Thomas Solomon The Siberian Chain Escape
Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
Thomas Solomon The Solomon 25 Foot Chain Escape
Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
Thomas Solomon Solomon's Breakaway Link breakaway chain link
Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
Erik Jan Hanussen Can You Brea Chains?
  • Bending an Iron-Bar
  • Tearing a Deck of Cards
  • Pounding Nails into a Wooden Board
  • Breaking a Chain Linnk
Also published here
  • UHU, Jan. 1926
July 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 7)
Jim Steinmeyer Mrs. Houdini Steps Out
  • Conjuring
assistant bound with ropes, rope pulled away and assistant is instantly free
Oct. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 10)
George Sands String Handcuff Escape (Honeymoon String Game) spectator and performer have ends of rope knotted on wrists, ropes are linked and become unlinked
Also published here
  • George Sands' "51 Years of Magic: Volume 2" 1988.
2014 75
John Lovick Houdini Outdone! handcuff escape, linking with spectators arms
Inspired by 2016 121
Knotted Rope Escape
  • Dan Sherer (additional comments)
  • Max Maven (additional comments and credit information)
Also published here
  • Hōkasen, 1764
May 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 5)
Jim Steinmeyer The Steel Straitjacket
  • Conjuring
Apr. 2019
Genii (Vol. 82 No. 4)