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 94
David Devant Concatenation Extraordinary - Devant's Method chain pieces link, glass with one foot but two bowls in right angle attached
1903 99
Oswald Rae The Mysterious Links separate links form into a chain, using a tray
Related to 1926 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 32
Die Ringkette rings placed inside glass form a chain
Also published here
  • "Magi" January 1939.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 1 No. 2)
L. Vosburgh Lyons Chain of Circumstance key chain travels from hand to hand, elaborate set-up in sleeve
July 1940
The Jinx (Issue 100)
Walter Essman Bones miniature skull on chain, like ring and string
July 1953
The Phoenix (Issue 286)
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 252
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Linking Chain Links loose chain links link together in a glass, uses the Substitution Principle
1973 115
The Chain Gang Escape chain with two rings and padlock
1976 301
George Sands Platform Key-Rect "Two Tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain
1978 1135
Al Mann The Shattered Link a selected link from a chain breaks
Inspired by
  • a David Berglas routine
Related to
1979 3
Wayne Dobson Chain Reaction ring appears on chain, with flash paper
Related toVariations Aug. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16)
The Spirit Collar No. 33, steal collar escape
1983 10
Breaking a Heavy Welded-Link Chain with the Chest Muscles! No. 75
1983 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)
Karrell Fox The "Liquid Chain" Escape Siberian Chain Escape, handcuff escape under cloth with glass production
1988 121
Anthony Lindan Forget to Remember business cards threaded on chain, one marked by spectator turns over
Mar. 1991
The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Douglas Cameron Ring of Fire "Professional Routines"
ring appears on chain, with flash paper
Inspired by June 1992
Profile (Issue 8)
The Siberian Chain Escape wrists are locked with chain
1993 225
Striking the Hour swinging pendulum, unconscious muscular movement
1994 1242
David Berglas Breaking the Chain link on a chain is selected, performer breaks it
Related to 2002 491
Thomas Solomon Solomon's Breakaway Link breakaway chain link
Sep. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 9)
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)
Doug Edwards Bead-azzled! two beads on string, one penetrates string and hand
2006 179
Alexander de Cova Der Kettenraucher cigarette changes into small chain, word gag
2017 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
2019 3