42 entries in Animal / Dove / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Brandon the juggler Example of a ridiculous woonder picture of dove is pierced, real dove on top of building drops down dead
1584 174
L'Anneau Dans un Pistolet, Qui Se Trouve Ensuite au Bec d'une Tourterelle, Dans une Boîte qu'on Avait Auparavant Visitée & Cachetée ring shot with a pistol is later found in the beak of a turtle dove sitting in a box which was examined before
1784 50
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, on training doves, "Ein gutes Buch über Kartenkunststücke existiert nicht", L'Homme Masque
Mar. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Carl Willmann Einsatz für Taubenflaschen wine poured out of bottle, then dove appears out of bottle when it is crushed
Sep. 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 9)
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der animalische Transport No. 6, two birds travel from small glass box to cage
1899 29
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, teaching doves, Buatier de Kolta
Apr. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4)
Laurie Ireland A Novel Pigeon Production follow up for Cecil Lyle's Hat Trick, dove appears fro paper hat
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937)
Wu Ling A Chinese Phantasy glass with water is covered with paper, paper ribbons are produced from inside and glass vanishes, then two doves are produced from ribbons
1940 30
Harry Bertall Comment apprivoiser et dresser les colombes on how to train doves
Related to Feb. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 2)
Harry Bertall Comment apprivoiser et dresser les colombes how to train doves, second part
Related to Mar. 1942
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 4 No. 3)
Tauben Dressur on how to train doves, followed by french translation "Dressage de pigeons"
May 1945 7
A. Vantur Apparition et passe-passe d'une colombe production of dove with paper cone and vanish in box, followed by german translation "Erscheinung und verschwinden einer Taube"
Mar. 1946 8
Arthur H. Buckley A Finish for an Act appearing cane, dove to glove (fake dove made out of glove)
1948 145
Charles-Emile "Prof. Rex" Sauty Une grande illusion doves and watch to nest of boxes, followed by german translation "Eine grosse Illusion"
Aug. 1948 3
Eine Taube erscheint gag of appearing dove in bag, feathers appear
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 17 No. 2)
Robert L. Henderson Dove Production and Vanish rubber dove, with handkerchief
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
The Great Christe The Floating Dove dove on wand, floating in front of performer
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
John T. Andrews Routine for a Rubber Dove dove vanishes from bag, with rubber and real dove
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959)
Jim Sommers Milk Carton Dove Bottle milk is poured from carton, then a dove / rabbit is produced
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Jack Yeager The Tricky Trio as John Yeager, three ideas
  • smoke from striking surface of matchbox
  • Dove in Balloon
  • Milk Pitcher Flash
Related to 1960
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Abel Cantu Cantu comment
1961 100
Gary Darwin Darwin's Dove Production steal behind box
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Billy McComb Which came first? egg on table, it apparently hatches and bird appears
1972 134
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Scare Mask and Dove dove vanishes from mouth of a hanging mask and appears in casket
1973 132
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Crystal Casket dove appears in clear casket
1973 145
John F. Mendoza The First Stage of My Career bare-handed dove production from candle on table
1978 126
Pete Peterson Bird Snifter close up dove production, with a handkerchief in a big glass
1982 41
Al Mann Hypnotizing Animals! Hypnotizing the following animals:
No. 43: Rabbit
No. 44: A Second Method
No. 45: Chicken and Rooster
No. 46: Another Method
No. 47: Lobster and Crayfish
No. 48: Frog
No. 49: Chameleon
No. 50: Snakes
No. 51: Crabs
No. 52: Guinea Pig
No. 53: Pig
No. 54: Pigeons
No. 55: In the Act (frogs & putting them on stage)
No. 56: With Rabbits
No. 57: The Prime Secret
No. 58: The Cobra! (see also reference)
Related to 1983 13
Mark Vincent, Steve Bryan, Pedro Arbeiten mit Tauben on magic with doves, training etc.
Gimmick (Issue 6)
Steve Beam Bird Brain joke, dove poops as many times as thought of number, see p. 421 for comment an alternative effect
Related toVariations 1988 419
Steve Beam Soap Opera opener gag, a bar of dove soap appears under handkerchief, then it changes into deck of cards
1989 457
Richard Bartram, Jr. The Dunninger Dove gag, variation, bird on a perch
Inspired by 1989 481
Channing Pollock Laden vom Tisch loads from a table / hat, dove appears, with handkerchiefs
1989 31
Are Feathered Friends Fatal? on Hypersensitivity Pneutmonitis caused by doves
Related to Sep. 1991
Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Karl Fulves Bird Brain bird or dove indicates which watch belongs to which spectator
Related to 1995
Underworld (Issue 2)
Dondrake Fantasy Dove Cardboard dove visually changes into real dove in full view
1998 26
Don Alan Production of a Dove from a Borrowed Purse milk is poured into borrowed purse then a dove is produced
2000 209
Gregg Webb Merlinesque: A Dove Resurrection
  • The WebbMaster
apparently dead dove comes alive
Apr. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 4)
Dustin Stinett, David Oliver Death Defying Dove Acts
  • BFL/HP Symptoms
  • Working with Birds
Aug. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 8)
Johnny Thompson The Great Tomsoni & Co.
  • The Act
  • The Great Tomsoni & Co. (effects described in detail)
  • Construction (analyzing the act)
evolution of the stage act, history of dove magic, Abraham Cantu, Jack Kodell, Channing Pollock
2018 191
Johnny Thompson On Birds on the production of doves
2018 211
Alexander Boyce Truth With Animals on working with animals
2021 20