27 entries in Paper / Chinese Compass
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Neal Elias Screwy Square optical thing with a line on a square sheet of cardboard
1946 At the Table Tricks 16
L. Vosburgh Lyons Discus Chinese compass, arrows on circle point always in same direction
Related to 1946 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 102) 410
Dr. Fred Bertsche Crazy Cardboards lines on paper, paper turned over lines change orientation, fake turnover
1948 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 37
Unknown Der Hokus-Pokus sendet.... no proper title, on three free tricks added to this issue, Jastrow illusion, compass trick and multi-pip card
  • 1. Die Zwillinge
  • 2. Die Verwandlungskarte
  • 3. Der Compass
1948 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 9 No. Sondernummer 3) 1
Val Evans Crazy Crackers chinese compass with crackers
Also published here
  • "Optogramma" Lloyd Jones' "The Bat" 1948.
1949 Over the Coffee Cups 32
Henry Durkin Jumbo High Sign variation of Milbourne Christopher's High Sign, many arrows finale
1960 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960) 42
Willy "Tex Williams" Peter Im Uhrenladen with watch presentation, two chinese compasses on stands
1964 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 25 No. 6) 98
Carl "J. N. Teroga" Schnetzer Nochmals: Im Uhrenladen idea by unknown on Chinese compass, with round cardboard
1965 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 26 No. 1) 7
James Dickson Krazy Kumpass two squares used with arrows
1966 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1965-66) 57
Paul Maurer Der Astronautenkompass
1969 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 30 No. 5) 97
Paul Curry Turnabout arrows on squares turn so they always end up pointing in the same direction
Related to 1974 Paul Curry Presents 42
Unknown The Chinese Compass classic
1976 The Big Book of Magic 168
Jimmy Lake Der Verrückte Kompass oder das Beschwipste Ziffernblatt
Also published here
  • The Gen, Dec. 1953
Feb. 1976 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 3) 51
Hans E. Trixer Compas-sion
Related to 1977 Special Effects 48
Punx Das Märchen vom Chinesischen Kompass chinese compass presentation
1977 Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 30
Tony Griffith Das magische Kompass-Quadrat combination of Chinese compass and magic square
Also published here
  • Genii, Sep. 1978
Apr. 1979 Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 1) 34
Ken Brooke Routine For Milbourne Christopher's "High Signs" square compass
1980 Ken Brooke's Magic — The Unique Years 203
Steve Beam Upside Down Chinese compass effect with the words "up" and "down", square plaque, several moves, see also p. 51 for additional ideas and remarks by Martin Gardner, Dan Garrett and Sid Lorraine, more ideas on p. 990 by Lee Fred
Related toVariations 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 1) 1
Dexter Cleveland Upside Dexter patter ideas for the Chinese Compass
1985 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 10) 168
John Riggs Ups and Downs jokes for Upside Down
Related to 1988 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 21) 367
Steve Beam Downer patter ideas for upside down
Inspired by 1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 36) 659
Bob Gill Gyro-Compass Chinese compass applied to coin with straight sides
1994 New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 6) 17
John Swomley Sign of the Times presentation for upside down
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 70) 1448
Danny Orleans, Bill Weldon Zoo Pizza
  • Pediatrix
Oct. 2001 Genii (Vol. 64 No. 10) 75
Jim Steinmeyer Vampire Crossing
  • Conjuring
June 2010 Genii (Vol. 73 No. 6) 42
Joe Anderson The Upside Down Card Trick using Upside Down to illustrate the Triumph
Inspired by 2012 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue Addendum) vi
Phil Willmarth "Hi!" Sign with names on each side
Inspired by
  • Milbourne Christopher's "Highway Sign"
2012 The F.F.F.F. Book 283