54 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Gags & Curiousities / Card Silk
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown The Black Velvet Banner three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1889 Tricks with Cards 196
Unknown The Card and Smoke Trick borrowed handkerchief on glass, card fired with pistol and pips appear on handkerchief, also smoke appears in glass
variation in which blank card in glass becomes printed
Related to 1889 Tricks with Cards 225
Unknown The Velvet Cloth for the Production of Cards three cards are shot with pistol on velvet cloth, they appear stuck on it, flap silk
1890 More Magic 109
Unknown Die wandernden Points No. 32, number card in glass, covered with handkerchief, smoke travels into glass and pips travel onto handkerchief, chemical
1895 Der Kartenkünstler 36
Unknown Die Mohrenwäsche card placed in glass with plate on top and borrowed handkerchief, smoke blown towards glass, smoke appears in glass, card is now blank and its image on the borrowed handkerchief
1896 Der moderne Kartenkünstler 198
Unknown Die wandernden Kartenpoints selection in glass, borrowed handkerchief on glass, smoke blown onto glass, pips appear on handkerchief and card is now blank, also smoke appears in glass (chemical)
Jan. 1896 Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 1) 8
Unknown The Card and Handkerchief card visibly appears attached to handkerchief
1897 New Era Card Tricks 89
Edward Bagshawe Sympathy black and red handkerchief put in envelope, selection made, image of card is shown cut out of silk with matching color, cut-out parts are stuck to inside of handkerchief in card configuration
1924 Exclusive Problems in Magic 38
Theodore Annemann A Simplified Five Card Problem Variation combining "A Simplified Five Card Problem" (Genii November 1936) with card silk
1936 The Jinx (Issue 27) 166
Dr. Jacob Daley Card Silk Appearance silk with card printed on it appears from card
1937 The Jinx (Issue 28) 170
Anthony Ross Card Silk Routine corner torn off selection, becomes blank, white silk has card on it, printed corner still fits
1937 The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1937) 216
Laurie Ireland You Caught Me That Time card transforms into card silk
1938 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1938) 16
Shaman Lost-Found blank silk, then with card printed on it
1940 The Jinx (Issue 119) 701
Joseph Ovette A Routine For a Card Silk silk is just removed from pocket
1940 Fast Ones 14
William Ruesskamp Another Card Silk Idea silk transforms in a box, card is found at random number, Rueskamp
1940 Fast Ones 17
Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue The Magic Imprint card signed on back, card in glass covered with signed handkerchief, card becomes blank and pips appear on handkerchief, also smoke appears in glass
Related toVariations 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 11
Leslie P. Guest A Card Castle construction for production card castle, chosen card appears on silk and deck transforms into card castle on tray
Variations Dec. 1945 Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 181
A. Vantur La carte imprimée sur le foulard silk in tube, chosen card turns blank in envelope, followed by german translation "Das Seidentuch mit aufgedruckter Karte"
May 1946 La Baguette Magique (Issue 9) 5
Hen Fetsch Fetsch's Grandpopper ideas with Popper
  • Popper Silk
  • Three Silk Popper
  • Popper Blendo
  • Popper Color Change
  • Popper Expanding Silk
  • Popper Card Silk
  • Popper Cig to Silk
  • Popper Gloves to Flower
  • Popper Gloves to Silk
  • Popper Flash Silk
  • Popper Flash Flowers
Inspired by 1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 166) 664
Dr. F. W. van Klaveren Six Card Repeat with changing bag and card silk
1948 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 1) 2
Charly Eperny Die Bezweifelte Behauptung cards placed on stand, silk with image of selection is produced
1954 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 15 No. 6) 252
Eugene Gloye Telinkesdo -A Step Beyond Television ink in glass is linked to a paper bag with a string, ink flows into bag, card silk presentation
1955 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1955) 23
Karrell Fox Card in the Turban turban is made of giant card silk
1960 Comedy a la Card 8
Karrell Fox Cardician Blendo three card silks with wrong cards change into large silk with selection
Variations 1960 Comedy a la Card 14
Don Tanner Comedy Card thru Hank face of card on handerchief
Variations 1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 354) 243
Paul Marcus A Variation on the Comedy Card thru Hank
Inspired by 1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 363) 281
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Card Problems translation by Bob Woodward, corrected by Reinhard Müller
1. Choice Of Color
2. Changing Aces
3. Card To Cigar-Case
4. The Secret King Of Spades
5. The Five Changing Cards
6. Carte Blanche (The Blank Card)
7. The Magic Ring
8. Strange Coincidence
9. Card and Bank-Note
10. Card And Handkerchief
Related to 1970 Epilogue (Issue 10) 78
Richard G. Anderson Milk to Silk milk vanishes in paper bag, replica of selection appears on silk
1970 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70) 63
Steve Dixon Bomb-Burst Revelation ballon is burst, confetti and silk with reproduction of card appear
1970 Magick (Issue 12) 58
Val Andrews Phew! No. 18, presentation for card on silk as gag
1970 (ca.) The Idiot at the Card Table 8
Jerry Mentzer Cards - Silks - Blendo threefold screen made from jumbo playing cards folded into triangle, silks produced, they change into giant silk with cards on them, Booth's Blendo
1976 Second Lecture 3
Karrell Fox, Edwin, Michael Hooper, Jeffery Atkins Kolor-Kamera camera shown empty, silks change color inside, card silk suggestion
1976 Clever.... Like a Fox 119
Tommy Rowe Die Unsichtbare Karte face of card vanishes and appears on handkerchief
1978 Einfach Wunderbar — Wunderbar Einfach 104
Steve Beam Card to Silk playing card changes into card silk
1978 They Don't Make Trap Doors Like They Used To Do Or You Too Can Walk On Water 15
Unknown The Absconding Queen card with hole, handkerchief is pulled through it and face of card is transferred on handkerchief, with apparatus
1978/76 More Classic Magic with Apparatus 37
Ken De Courcy The Card Banner pips of cards appear on banner, as ending to "The World's Fastest Card Trick"
1980 The World's Fastest Card Trick 14
Ken De Courcy The 20th Century Card Discovery silk with print of selected card appears between two other silks, selection in card box became blank
1980 Cards in Cabaret 37
Alex East Have-a-Cardo routine, card is divined, found reversed in deck, sliding pip and card silk, see p. 254 for corrections
1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 11) 205
Wayne Kyzer Sweat Silk while doing the card silk, performer accidentally removes his toupee
1987 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 20) 344
Juan Tamariz The Card Printed on the Handkerchief
1988 The Five Points in Magic 25
Alexander de Cova 2. Das Kartentuch picture of cards appears on silk
1991 Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Karrell Fox Smooth as Silk deck vanishes from case, card silk in it instead
1991 Goodies 109
Detlef "Desimo" Simon Kultiviertes Karten-Chaos "Eine Kartenroutine für die Bühne und sonstwo"
three cards selected, wrong cards rise, then two card designs cut out of newspaper, silk with third card appears
Related to 1991 Hardcore 66
Robert Parrish The Age of Illusion card appears on silk, mirror glass with cover tube
1995 Great Tricks Revisited 37
Karrell Fox Cardician Blendo Revisited two card silks with wrong cards change into large silk with selection
Inspired by 1995 Much Ado About Something 147
Aldo Colombini Bagged deck put in paper bag, cards removed one by one, after spectator says stop the performer removes the selection, in another paper bag is found a card silk with selection
1995 What's Up Deck? 136
Unknown Card Silk brief
1996 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 21
Gene Elmo Ein magisches Foto card signed on back, rolled up, silk pushed through, silk has card image printed on it and card is now blank
Inspired by 1998 Intermagic (Vol. 22 No. 1) 18
Herbert J. Collins The Card Appears on a Handkerchief No. 6, with Variation
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 158
T. H. Chislett The Card, Envelope and Handkerchief Combination No. 7, card silk, then silk shot on paper cone and inside is silk with actual card stuck onto it
1999 Ellis Stanyon's Best Card Tricks 159
Ignacio López La Carta en el Pañuelo - El Juego Que lo Haría a Roberto Mansilla a handkerchief, glass and deck appear, then selection appears on handkerchief
Also published here 2018 Sobre Magia de Salón 61
Ignacio López La Investigación Sobre "La Carte en el Pañuelo" research, history and precursors of the Card Silk
Also published here 2018 Sobre Magia de Salón 67
Ignacio López The Card in the Silk a handkerchief, glass and deck appear, then selection appears on handkerchief
Also published here 2019 On Parlour Magic 33
Ignacio López Research on "The Card in the Silk" elaborated research, history and precursors of the Card Silk
Also published here 2019 On Parlour Magic 37