58 entries in Knife & Paddle / Miscellaneous
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Unknown Ein Wunder der Fakire apple on hand of spectator, performer cuts it in two halves with a knife or sword without harming the hand Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 5) 72
Unknown Der unverwundbare Zauberkünstler knife or nail through arm or hand, different gaffs Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 9) 137
Unknown A Cup of Tea on the Point of a Knife puzzle The Modern Conjurer 302
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, illusion "Das Mädchen mit dem goldenen Haar", knife throwing Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 4) 63
Unknown Das Kartenmesser knife for loading a card into a fruit, bread, ... Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 7) 108
A. J. Eine neue Methode, um eine beliebig grosse Münze oder eine Kartenecke in ein Brot zu bringen ungaffed knife with item stuck to its blade that should be loaded into bread Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 10 No. 6) 86
Eddie Joseph Suspensamus bowl with rice suspends on knifeRelated to The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 129) 741
Bruce Elliott, Theodore Annemann Not for the Meek bill to roll of life savers, gaffed knife The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 150) 879
Dorny The Musical Knife knife makes sound, gag finish After the Dessert 16
Tom Sellers The "T.S." Knife to load an envelope Magical Mixture 11
Tom Sellers Borrowed Note in Candle gimmicked knife Magical Mixture 16
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on the Great Ballantin, Jean Hugard and Fred Braue, Orson Welles, a bingo fraud, Bill Gresham gives some tips on knife throwing The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 40) 167
Tom Fitzgerald A Cute Betcha penknife sticked in top of door arch falls directly in a bottle The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 59) 241
Jack Yeager The Hook Knife similar to a hook coin Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 29
Unknown Cross of Knives special way to hold two knives, bar bet Over the Coffee Cups 7
Unknown Rotating Knife knife and fork as spinning wheel on the table, to find selection Over the Coffee Cups 8
Unknown Stirring Stick Movies figure is drawn on stirring stick, to make easy optical animation Over the Coffee Cups 28
Nate Leipzig Nate Leipzig's Grindstone shown by Joe Scott, knife grinder with a plate on table's edgeRelated to The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 324) 104
Bert Allerton Swallowing A Knife The Close-Up Magician 12
Dr. Stanley Jaks (2) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelopeRelated toAlso published here Predictions 87
Neville Sackville (3) The Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 88
Tony Corinda (4) The Impromptu Billet Knife loading a billet in an envelope Predictions 88
Dr. Stanley Jaks Omar's Prophecies treatise on the one-ahead triple prediction, sheets labeled with A, B & C
- Part II (replacing force with known data)
- Part III (on the selection of people, apparently random)
- Part IV (staging the routine)
- Part V (staging for Brainwave)
- Part VI (handling for the Billet Knife)
- Part VII (handling for Chuck Smith's M-T Pad)
Related toVariations Omar's Prophecies 1
Dr. Stanley Jaks Die unglaubliche Voraussage Jaks Billet Knife, loading a billet in an envelopeRelated to Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 103
Lewis Ganson Paddle Parade measurements of a paddle and the paddle move The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 1 122
Charles D. Smith Leipzig's Grindstone knife grinder with a plateRelated to The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 97
J. "Rink" van Rinkhuyzen, Somerset Maugham Grand Guignol thumb is cut with a knife until the performer bleeds, wound is healed The Art of Close-Up Magic - Volume 2 126
E. Leslie May Spotting the Spot card stab with paper-knife, the card found is blank and the value is now on the paper-knife Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 5) 208
R. D. Merrill The Switch of knives Merrill's Knife Book 16
Al Cohen The Shrinking Knife optical illusion of shrinking knife Merrill's Knife Book 55
Stephen Tucker Exhibit 'A' four objects in box and also names written on paper, knife is selected and blood is found on blade, murder presentation Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 14
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks' Incredible Prediction billet knife handling
- The Double Envelope Method
Related to
  • Hugh Miller's "Al Koran's Legacy"
The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 10
Al Mann Note: The Billet Knives history of billet knives, different models The Incredible Dr. Stanley Jaks 13
Ken Allen Glass Suspension knife poked into handkerchief-covered glass causes glass to suspend on knifeAlso published here Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part One 4
Richard Kaufman Introduction - A Conversation with Ron Wilson interview, with details on opening tables with the color changing knife, Ultramental, The Chinese Sticks, The Multiplying Bottles The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 11
Ken Allen, Karl Fulves No Strings No. 41, knife poked into handkerchief-covered glass causes glass to suspend on knifeRelated toAlso published here Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 119
Rocco Silano The Sicilian Defense plastic cap from toy pistol is stabbed with knife and explodes (skill demo) Spectacle 115
Rocco Silano Explosive Impact plastic explosive cap for toy gun is tossed up and stabbed in midair with a pocket knife, the cap explodes The Minotaur (Vol. 2 No. 1) 7
Dan Harlan Deviled Egg spectator's blood travel into egg, spectator is cut with a knife The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 3) 5
Chris "Doc" Dixon Hard Headed knife tapped in hair resulting in a hard metallic sound, too much hairspray joke The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1190
Karl Fulves Cuts Like A Knife two stick magnets, repelling poles suddenly attract with knife in between Underworld (Issue 7) 88
Luke Jermay A Dangerous Opener two paper tubes, one is selected and crushed under the other one is a knife The Coral Fang 18
Karl Fulves Knifed "Problems"
large blade comes out of small Swiss army knife, posed as a problem
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 9) 379
Ron Frost Sticky Words Word divination, words on a paddle keeps changing After The Force 140
Arturo de Ascanio Handling the Knife as a Cigarette The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 57
Arturo de Ascanio How to Tell the Sides of Knife apart by Feel The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 61
Arturo de Ascanio Telling Two Knives apart by Feel The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 62
Arturo de Ascanio The Quick Switch with jacket The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 63
Lewis Ganson A. Switching two dissimilar Knives The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 68
Arturo de Ascanio, David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg B. Switching Two Knives with One Matching Side a) Switching a Gimmicked Knife or an Ordinary One
I. The Pick and Drop Switch (Fu Manchu)
II. Sleeving into the Left Sleeve (Fu Manchu)
III. Propelling the Knife inside the Right Sleeve
b) Switching an Ordinary Knife for a Gimmicked One
The Magic of Ascanio — Knives and Color-Blindness 68
Arturo de Ascanio Holdouts for knives The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 106
Arturo de Ascanio A Holder for Miniature Knives The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 108
Arturo de Ascanio A Knife Holder The Magic of Ascanio - Knives and Color-Blindness 110
Tom Stone Brutus's Gift knife of chosen color is stuck in magician's back with dramatic presentation, see also T.A. Waters' "Backdate" Maelstrom 33
Martin Gardner Jumping Skeleton Key on Martin Gardner's Skeleton Key, and knife that jumps out of handle when the performer handles it (Magic Christian), also with nail file, credit information Prolix (Issue 9) 623
Dr. Stanley Jaks Incredible Prediction loading a billet in an envelopeAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 162
Roberto Giobbi Cutting Edge Magic impaled envelope as intrigue object Hidden Agenda (Issue June 23) 181
Christoph Borer Der Brief prediction of a chosen CD, cigar and position of a knife in a blade holderRelated to Mentale Notizen 74