81 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Traveling / Twentieth Century Silks
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Carl Willmann Das fliegende Tuch silk vanishes from glass cylinder (pull) and reappears knotted between two silks that are rubber-banded together in a bundle
Variations June 1896
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 6)
Der Kobold im Glase two small red silks knotted together by spectator and put in beer glass, blue silk vanishes visibly from second glass and appears knotted between red silks
Jan. 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 7)
Eduard Hensel Gervinus twentieth century silks with silks in glass cylinders, then hydrostatic glass with a cylinder, then color changing silks in paper tube, then silks vanish and reappear between two plates
Related to Apr. 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 10)
Gervinus second part of description
Related to May 1898
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11)
Frank Kennard The Mysteriously-Joined Handkerchiefs 20th century silks
1902 231
David Devant Devant's Handkerchief Trick producing three white handkerchiefs, paper tube, they change to red, green and yellow, one vanishes in glass tube and appears knotted between other two, description edited by Devant himself
Variations 1903 303
Carl Willmann Zum Kunststück "Das fliegende Tuch"
Inspired by Apr. 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4)
Neuestes Flaggen-Manöver two silks and small flag appear, silks put in glass, flag vanishes again and reappears between the two silks in glass, false finger and pull
June 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 6)
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli Die Entstehung aus dem Nichts production tambourine, silks and flowers, silk vanishes and appears knotted between two other silks in a box
1922 5
Theodore Annemann Twenty-first Century Silks
Oct. 1936
The Jinx (Issue 25)
Edward Bagshawe Uniting the Colors knot dissolves from silk twice, silk vanishes and reappears tied between two others, apparatus
1936 ca. 15
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread
Jan. 1939
The Jinx (Issue 52)
Franklin M. Chapman Capture of Black Carew patter in rhymes for 20th Century Silks
Jan. 1939
Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 7)
Jerry Lukins A Magical Sketch - Professor Woofledust and the Neophyte
1939 122
Al Baker The Twentieth Century Silk Trick - Baker Method with dye tube and paper cornucopia
Also published here 1941 56
Johnny Albenice Visible "40th Century" Silks using a paper bag
1941 18
Dai Vernon Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick
1941/49 37
11 - Twentieth Century Silks using Two-Way Paper Cone (page 86)
1942 90
Twentieth Century Silks
1942 327
Bert Douglas The Elusive Rainbow 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth
1942 333
Bert Douglas Spot The Red 20th century silks with knot placed in mouth, then ball appears and travels into mouth
1942 337
Harlan Tarbell Hat and Silk Combination 20th century silks, then silks vanish an reappear in hat
1943 311
Tom Sellers Creepy Creepy 20th Century using change bag
1943 27
William S. Houghton 20th Century Silks Routine "simplest and best of any"
1943 32
Hart Fisher A Routine for the Twentieth Century and Other Standart Magic outline of a routine with wand, saltshaker and silks
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944)
Francis Carlyle 20th Century Silks
1945 341
Al Baker 20th Century Silks
1945 344
, Al Baker A Remarkable Giant 20th century silks
1945 350
Eugene Gloye The Unique Twentieth Century Silks traveling silk is wrapped in paper
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945)
George Sitkiewitz A New Idea on the 20th Century Trick
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945)
Dr. William Weyeneth Mit "Genial" using silk wonder, followed by french translation "Avec 'Genial'"
Nov. 1945 9
Jack Yeager Glorifying Your Magic
  • 1. Califaction of Handkerchiefs (silks in dove pan merge together)
  • 2. How to spell trust? (oddity on coin)
  • 3. Key Card Placement (Charlier Pass)
  • 4. 20th Century Silks idea
  • 5. Zombie Idea (floating flower pot)
  • 6. Comedy bits with a stooge
  • 7. Miser's Dream Shower (with handkerchief)
  • 8. Thumb Tip Idea (with scotch tape)
  • 9. Thimble color change
  • 10. The cotton bunny (cotton bunny to real one, dove pan)
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948)
Robert "Bob" J. Gunther Impromptu Twentieth Century Silks on a tray
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950)
Jean Hugard Imaginary 20th Century Silk glass and silks appear inside hat
Jan. 1950 625
Karrell Fox 20th Century Silks using Eddie Joseph's Hank Gun
1954 35
Mc Gregor the Magician Twenty First Century Trick with gloves
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956)
Bert Douglas Modern Club Act with Patter routine and patter for 20th Century Silks
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1957)
Edwin "Edwino" Grimm Ein modernes Tuchtrio cane changes to knotted silks, other silk changes into cane and silk is found knotted between other silks
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 2)
Jack Yeager Visible 20th Century Silks using a cabinet
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962)
Magisches Notizbuch
  • Tücher des 20. Jahrhunderts (Raymond Kemp & Charlie Miller in Genii, June 1966)
  • Grossmutters Halskette (Milbourne Christopher in Hugard's Magic Monthly, June 1952)
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 28 No. 2)
Ernesto "Ernest" Pracchia Pañuelos Era Actual routine, silk produced from deck of cards and one produced from purse frame, breakaway fand and twentieth century silks to finish
1967 67
William J. Smith Supersonic Silks silk knotted between two other silks vanishes and appears knot between two more silks
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
William J. Smith How Did You Do That? with a changing bag
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
John Hamilton Silk Flight silk into paper cone, rope waved over cone and silk is shown to have disappeared, rope torn in two and between the ends appears the silk à la 20th century
Aug. 1970 355
Peter Warlock Flash Paper and Silks two blue silks with yellow silk in between bundled up, flash paper changes into yellow silk, between blue silks is now flash paper
1971 ca. 10
Billy McComb Yrutnec Hteitnewt Twentieth Century in Reverse, silk starts tied between other two and travels elsewhere
1972 164
Jochen Zmeck Tuchtrio mit Gag watch appears between silks
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 3)
Jochen Zmeck Meine Tuchtrio-Eröffnung handkerchief opening routine, cigarette to silk, silk is split into two, silk vanishes from tube and watch appears knotted between two silks
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 34 No. 5)
Patrick Page The Twentieth-Century Handkerchief with change bag
1974 64
Gerald Kosky Mass Hypnotism pseudo hypnotism act, audience is apparently hypnotised, things written on slates are different, scarfs are not knotted and cards are different then remembered
1975 194
Jerry Mentzer Novel 20th Century
1976 10
The Twentieth Century Silk Trick
  • Vanish of the Duplicate
1976 237
Don Tanner Silks vanishing silk in Twentieth Century Silks in cloth bag
1978 11
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 37
Rudolf Braunmüller Der Schwiegermuttertrick intro
Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Hen Fetsch Eine Blitztransposition silk shot between two other with a pistol
Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Hen Fetsch Kombination mit Ei egg in glass with two red silks, yellow silk changes in egg and silk is then between red silks
Oct. 1982
Intermagic (Vol. 9 No. 3)
Karl Fulves Twentieth-Century Silks chapter intro
1988 127
Come Back Silk No. 44, silk vanishes from paper cone and reappears knotted to silk given previously to spectator
1988 127
Lyle Laughlin Twentieth-Century Silks No. 46
1988 133
Fantasio 20th Century-Stock nach neuer Art two handkerchiefs appear on ends of a cane, third handkerchief vanishes, then cane vanishes and handkerchief can be found knotted two other two silks
1988 2
Jean Garance Eine Seidentücher-Routine handkerchief routine
  • color change
  • cut and restored
  • Twentieth Century Silks
  • Blendo
  • production of object / animal
1990 29
A Derby and Silk Routine 20th Century Silks variation
1993 70
Amado Narvaez Der Schwiegermutter-Trick im modernen Gewand combination with appearing silks (pulled out of jacket at threads, appearing cane, Twentieth Century Silks
Also published here
  • Genii, 1989
May 1994
Intermagic (Vol. 18 No. 3)
Pavel Die Jahrhundert-Tücher magnetic
1995 12
Jay Scott Berry 21st Century Eclipse using two Diamond Tips
1995 19
Edward Marlo 20th Century Handkerchiefs with repeat
Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3)
Edward Marlo 30th Century Handkerchiefs silk in hand transforms into two silks previously placed aside - asymmetric silks transposition
Intermagic (Vol. 20 No. 3)
Kazuyuki Hase Any Century Silk three silks in clear bag, spectator removes one, it is vanishes and found tied between the other two in the bag
Inspired by
  • "20th Century Newspaper" (Pavel)
May 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 9)
Pat Fallon The Black & White 21st Century Silks normal and routine for children
Nov. 1997 14
Manuel Muerte Der Tüchersprung twentieth century silks with coat hanger, using tube section of hanger
1998 28
Jim Steinmeyer The Return Of The Century
  • Conjuring
confetti put in glass on a stand, three different-colored tied silks placed in a box, their order changes, then center silk vanishes and appears in glass, Reverse Twentieth Century Silks, using Silk Cabby and Handkerchief Pedestal props
May 1998
Magic (Vol. 7 No. 9)
Hen Fetsch Kling-Klang - Fifteenth Method: "Kling-Klang" Twentieth Century
Also published here Mar. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 3)
Hen Fetsch Kling-klang - Fifteenth Method: Kling-klang Twentieth Century
Also published here 2002 146
Al Baker The Twentieth Century Silk Trick "Baker Method"
with dye tube and paper cornucopia
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means)
Al Baker Twentieth-Century Handkerchief Trick dye tube
2003 757
Jim Sisti Twentieth Century Thread Twentieth Century Silks as close-up version with colored threads in envelope
Sep. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 1)
Paul Osborne Santa's Silks
  • Osborne Illusions
with standing Santa figure
Dec. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 12)
Tom Stone Dachebox various unfinished ideas for Stewart James' Sefalaljia
Also published here 2007 9
Tom Stone DacheBox various unfinished ideas for Stewart James' Sefalaljia
  • Silks from Another Century
  • Wired (featuring idea for Ted Lesley's "Mind Bender")
  • Ceiling Thoughts
  • Shivers
  • Vanishing Sefalaljia
Also published here 2011 29
Alexander de Cova Marconick Silk Trio silk flies visibly between two other silks, visual twentieth century silk
Inspired by
  • "And Yet Another Twentieth Century" (Marconick)
2016 76