28 entries in Rope / General Comments
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
John Northern Hilliard Magic With Ropes
1938 Greater Magic 783
Unknown Ropes fixing ends
1938 Greater Magic 874
Harlan Tarbell Type of Rope used
1942/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 339
Harlan Tarbell Tarbell Hindu Rope Mysteries discussion of rope connections
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 292
E. J. Moore "Magnet" Rope magnetic rope connection
1954/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 186
Martin Gardner String and Rope intro
1956 Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 81
Oran Bailey Dent Trickities 3
  • "Watch Pocke" Gag
  • "Gone" Line
  • Production Gag
  • Rope Gimmick Tip
  • Liquid Air Hole Release
  • Balloon Breaking Gimmick
1961 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1961) 22
Harry Lorayne Rope Magic
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 143
George Sands Requirements and Modifications of 1st Edition comments on ropes for the Sandsational routine
1976 Sands Improved Ropesational 10
Karl Fulves 6 - Rope Magic
1977 The Magic Book 101
Karl Fulves A Bit of History on the previous routine
1982 Carlyle's 3-To-1 Rope 15
Karl Fulves Introduction
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part I 1
Karl Fulves Rope Notes notes on rope effects, rope knot prediction in fortune cookies
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part II 29
Karl Fulves Ropelets on gambling tricks with ropes
1986 Contemporary Rope Magic — Part III 57
Phil Willmarth Getting Started preparing a rope
1989 The Knot Collector 3
Karl Fulves The Preliminaries what rope to use, how to prepare it, presentational ideas (rope as suspenders or phone cord)
1990 Self-Working Rope Magic 1
Harlan Tarbell A Word About Magic With Ropes
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 159
Francis Tabary The Rope on what ropes to use
  • Color
  • Texture
  • Diameter
  • Preparation
  • Length
  • Onstage
  • Close-Up
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 3
Francis Tabary The Story of the Rope Routine on the development of the FISM 1991 routine
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 5
Francis Tabary The Routine as Seen by the Audience only description of FISM rope routine
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 13
Francis Tabary Thoughts on the Transformation of a Rope with Four Ends into Two Ropes
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 35
Francis Tabary Thoughts on the Display of Two Ropes and More
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 39
Francis Tabary Descriptions and Commentaries on the Various Effects of the FISM Rope Routine
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 93
Francis Tabary A Ring and a Rope
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 101
Francis Tabary You and The Stage
  • How can one open a routine?
  • 1. If the Rope is in your pocket
  • 2. The emcee hands you the rope
  • 3. The rope is brought to you
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 224
Francis Tabary How Do You End a Routine?
  • 1 You are onstage
  • 2. Close-up
    • First, with two ropes: one long and on short
    • Now for situations with three ropes: a long rope, a short rope and a medium rope
2004 The Award-Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary 230
J. W. Sarles Releaso with loop, outlining some patter by Sarles for a longer rope routine
2008 Prolix (Issue 4) 211
Karl Fulves On Rope Magic
2011 Prolix (Issue 9) 562