27 entries in Chain / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Professor Hoffmann Concatenation Extraordinary thirty separate metal links links to chain in tumbler
  • thread and gaffed table method
  • A Simpler Method, with the Mirror Glass
1903 Later Magic 94
David Devant Concatenation Extraordinary - Devant's Method chain pieces link, glass with one foot but two bowls in right angle attached
1903 Later Magic 99
Oswald Rae The Mysterious Links separate links form into a chain, using a tray
Related to 1926 Between Ourselves 39
Oswald Rae The Mysterious Links very brief, details in Oswald Rae's "Between Ourselves", separate links form into a chain with tray
Related to 1929 More Practical Patter 32
Unknown Die Ringkette rings placed inside glass form a chain
Also published here
  • "Magi" January 1939.
1939 Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2) 14
L. Vosburgh Lyons Chain of Circumstance key chain travels from hand to hand, elaborate set-up in sleeve
1940 The Jinx (Issue 100) 609
Walter Essman Bones miniature skull on chain, like ring and string
1953 The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 286) 1142
Ken MacFayden Necklace Necromancy bottom knot of borrowed necklace is cut off and separates the beads and the thread, performer takes everything in his mouth and the necklace is restored
1967 The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 252
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Linking Chain Links loose chain links link together in a glass, uses the Substitution Principle
1973 The Oriental Magic of the Bambergs 115
Unknown The Chain Gang Escape chain with two rings and padlock
1976 The Big Book of Magic 301
George Sands Platform Key-Rect "Two Tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain
1978 The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1135
Al Mann The Shattered Link a selected link from a chain breaks
Inspired by
  • a David Berglas routine
Related to
1979 Magic Castle Lecture 3
Wayne Dobson Chain Reaction ring appears on chain, with flash paper
Related toVariations 1982 Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16) 300
Unknown The Spirit Collar No. 33, steal collar escape
1983 101 Psychic Tests 10
Unknown Breaking a Heavy Welded-Link Chain with the Chest Muscles! No. 75
1983 101 Psychic Tests 20
John M. Bauman The Missing Link three chain links for "two in hand - one in pocket" with lock appearance finale
Sep. 1985 Apocalypse (Vol. 8 No. 9) 1110
Karrell Fox The "Liquid Chain" Escape Siberian Chain Escape, handcuff escape under cloth with glass production
1988 My Latest Book 121
Anthony Lindan Forget to Remember business cards threaded on chain, one marked by spectator turns over
1991 The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 1) 1
Douglas Cameron Ring of Fire "Professional Routines"
ring appears on chain, with flash paper
Inspired by June 1992 Profile (Issue 8) 10
Unknown The Siberian Chain Escape wrists are locked with chain
1993 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 8 225
Unknown Striking the Hour swinging pendulum, unconscious muscular movement
1994 More Greater Magic 1242
David Berglas Breaking the Chain link on a chain is selected, performer breaks it
Related to 2002 The Mind & Magic of David Berglas 491
Thomas Solomon Solomon's Breakaway Link breakaway chain link
Sep. 2003 Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9) 58
Erik Jan Hanussen Can You Brea Chains?
  • Bending an Iron-Bar
  • Tearing a Deck of Cards
  • Pounding Nails into a Wooden Board
  • Breaking a Chain Linnk
Also published here
  • UHU, Jan. 1926
July 2004 Genii (Vol. 67 No. 7) 57
Doug Edwards Bead-azzled! two beads on string, one penetrates string and hand
2006 Brass Knuckles 179
Alexander de Cova Der Kettenraucher cigarette changes into small chain, word gag
2017 Arbeitsbuch Daumenspitze 68
Christian Scherer, Sveroni Fischerlatein fish on cardboard change size with scale, magic trick based on Jastrow optical Illusion, medal on chain vanishes
Inspired by
  • Toru Suzuki's "Sakkaku Scale" in Richard Kaufman's "Tenyoism - Volume Two", p. 843.
Related to
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