29 entries in Needle / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Unknown Pins into a Small Glass already Full of Water non-magical science experiment
1902 The Modern Conjurer 294
Unknown Superior to the Spirit Level non-magical science experiment
1902 The Modern Conjurer 307
Unknown To Bore a Hole through a Pin with a Needle non-magical science experiment
1902 The Modern Conjurer 315
Clayton Rawson The Camel and the Needle's Eye apparently cigarette is pushed through eye of needle
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 311
Stewart James Pin Divination orientation of pin in closed container divined
Also published here 1940 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 75) 498
Eddie Joseph The Spirit Crochet selection is placed inside box with needle and thread, chosen symbol is found woven on the card
1940 ca. Original Tricks 10
Tom Sellers Through the Eye of a Needle needle threaded in dark while wrists held
1942 That's Good! 3
Stewart James Black Pin Idea orientation of pin in closed container divined
Also published here 1944 Practical Mental Effects 127
Stuart P. Cramer Parlour Yoga
  • pulse stopping
  • blood flow
  • hand turns white
  • pin smashed in table with palm
  • hand removed from skunk trap
Related to 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 178) 713
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Addition magical needle threading combined with Hindu Thread
Also published here 1956 Unconventional Magic 58
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Zusatz zum "Gypsy-Thread" magical needle threading combined with Hindu Thread
Also published here 1959 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 20 No. 6) 877
Don Tanner The Invisible Seamstress needle threads itself on thread inside card box
1962 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 52
Ralph Gironda A Stitch in Time small needle on black thread, big needle on white thread, change places after lights are out
Apr. 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 32
Henry Lannering Magnetized Needle needle clings to razor blade
July 1966 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 46
Roger Crosthwaite The Hindu Needles based on Hans Trixer's version in "Pentagram", needles threaded in hand instead of mouth
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 253
Unknown Bruno's Needle Trick needles are magically threaded
1975 Another Close-up Cavalcade 62
Harry Eng Pain Hand is slammed down onto pin that is stuck in business card
1977 SuperMagic 107
Tommy Wonder Through the Eye of the Needle more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
Also published here 1977 Jos Bema — Lecture 10
John Greget Pinpoint pulse is stopped and pushpin jammed into palm of hand
1979 Magick (Issue 223) 1112
Ali Bongo, David Nixon Ali Bongo's Experience
  • The Thread or Cotton
  • Shows for Children
  • The Needle Threading Addition
  • Jewelled Scabbard Gag
  • Humorous Gypsy Thread
  • Disposal of the Pieces
  • Breaking the Thread
  • Displaying the Pieces
  • David Nixon's Idea
  • The Bongo Gypsy Thread Suit
  • A Note on the Preparation
  • Chadwick's Mending Cotton versus Tacking Thread
  • Repeating Impromptu
  • Dany Ray
1980 The Hindu Thread Trick 15
Unknown Threading the Needle No. 10, blindfolded, threads needle many times
1983 101 Psychic Tests 4
Unknown Another Method No. 11, blindfolded, threads needle many times
1983 101 Psychic Tests 4
Karl Fulves Pin Up invisible pin hammered in table, posed as problem
1988 Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
Joe Rindfleisch Needled #1 long needle pushed through neck, impromptu
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 54) 1007
Joe Rindfleisch Needled #2 long needle pushed through neck, impromptu
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 54) 1007
Tommy Wonder Through the Eye of the Needle more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
Also published here 1996 The Books of Wonder — Volume 2 72
Harry Eng Pain business card on table, pin/needle is stuck through card into table, hand is slammed straight down on pin and penetrates hand
1996 The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 135
Barrie Richardson Sew What! needles are threaded in fist without looking
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring, Feb. 1997
1999 Theater of the Mind 190
Andrew Mayne Thumbtack pushing thumbtack in thumb
2003 Mayhem 18