35 entries in Needle / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Pins into a Small Glass already Full of Water non-magical science experiment
1902 294
Superior to the Spirit Level non-magical science experiment
1902 307
To Bore a Hole through a Pin with a Needle non-magical science experiment
1902 315
Clayton Rawson The Camel and the Needle's Eye apparently cigarette is pushed through eye of needle
July 1938
The Jinx (Issue 46)
311
Stewart James Pin Divination orientation of pin in closed container divined
Also published here Jan. 1940
The Jinx (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. 10
Tom Sellers Through the Eye of a Needle needle threaded in dark while wrists held
1942 3
Stewart James Black Pin Idea orientation of pin in closed container divined
Also published here 1944 127
George G. Kaplan The Bent Pin pin is stuck in table, performer slaps it and bends it instead of piercing his hand
1948 274
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 May 1949
The Phoenix (Issue 178)
713
Ali Bongo Ali Bongo's Addition magical needle threading combined with Hindu Thread
Also published here 1956 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 32
Henry Lannering Magnetized Needle needle clings to razor blade
July 1966 46
Roger Crosthwaite The Hindu Needles based on Hans Trixer's version in "Pentagram", needles threaded in hand instead of mouth
1967 253
Joseph Rossnagel Farbfühlen different colored needles, colors are divined with fingertips behind back
Also published here
  • "Magie" July 1968.
1968
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 29 No. 5)
89
Pavel Das Geheimnisvolle Sehen different-colored needle pins are divined by performer behind back
1971 10
Bruno's Needle Trick needles are magically threaded
1975 62
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
Also published here 1977 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 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 15
Al Mann The Invisible Force effects with secretly magnetized needles
  • Psychic Motion (animation of matches)
1982 10
Threading the Needle No. 10, blindfolded, threads needle many times
1983 4
Another Method No. 11, blindfolded, threads needle many times
1983 4
Karl Fulves Pin Up invisible pin hammered in table, posed as problem
1988
Interlocutor (Issue 50)
229
Diabelli Ds Toggeli as Harry Meier, needles vanish and appear in boiled egg
1991 46
Joe Rindfleisch Needled #1 long needle pushed through neck, impromptu
1994 1007
Joe Rindfleisch Needled #2 long needle pushed through neck, impromptu
1994 1007
Tommy Wonder Through the Eye of the Needle more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
VariationsAlso published here 1996 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
Also published here 1996 135
Barrie Richardson Sew What! needles are threaded in fist without looking
Also published here
  • The Linking Ring, Feb. 1997
1999 190
Al Schneider Through the Eye of the Needle: Version II
  • The Schneider Technique
more threads get in the eye of the needle than seemingly possible
Inspired by Sep. 2001
Genii (Vol. 64 No. 9)
53
Andrew Mayne Thumbtack pushing thumbtack in thumb
2003 18