49 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Gags
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Eric Williams Sucker Dummy gag for silk vanish with sucker/soother
The Jinx (Issue Summer Extra 1939)
Abril Lamarque Foiling the Gremlins gag when magic trick goes wrong, egg with silk inside bearing a message
May 1944
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 1 No. 12)
Milbourne Christopher Four Ink Spots apparently black facing, dated impression joke
Apr. 1949
Hugard's Magic Monthly (Vol. 6 No. 11)
Bert Kalmar Spooky Monkey Business gag with handkerchief
Also published here 1949 17
Tot O'Regan The Blue Quints handkerchiefs are produced and color changed then a ribbon with five dolls attached appear between the knotted silks, comedy routine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950)
Eddie Turner My Own Repeat Silk Vanish repeat silk vanish, assistant always finds it in performer's pocket, comedy routine
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1953)
Yellowstone Tricky Tidbits ideas, gags and puns
  • Joy Buzzer
  • Flexible Glass
  • Bill in Cigarette
  • Sucker Silk Vanish
  • Coin in Egg
  • Dancing Hanky
  • Egg Bag Finish
  • Swallowing Wand Gag
  • Stamp Album
  • Diminishing Bills Finale
  • Torn and Restored Paper
  • Floating Bulb
  • Milk in Light Bulb
  • Handkerchief Frame
  • Hat Production
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1954)
Karrell Fox A Kornsilk Production humorous printings for big silks
Related toVariations 1954 42
Bert Kalmar The Ghost gag with handkerchief
Also published here 1969 5
A Gag gag with handkerchief
Also published here 1969 6
Character Reading verbal gag in which spectators must bite onto napkin
Also published here 1969 6
Burned Up really burning center of handkerchief, gag
1969 7
Grandma Face forming a grandma with hand, burnt matches and a silk
1969 8
The Jumping Handkerchief handkerchiefs stretched between hands, jumps to the side
1969 9
The Washington Monument impression of the Washington Monument
1969 10
Bert Allerton The Invisible Hair
Also published here 1969 11
The Spirit Speaks handkerchief starts moving as divination method
1969 13
Such a Production apparently something appears under handkerchief, gag
1969 13
The Simple Puppet simple puppet made from handkerchief
1969 14
The Invisible Audience gag, making audience invisible to a spectator
1969 16
The Challenge boxing match for two spectators standing on a handkerchief, gag
1969 16
Holding the Bag gag with handkerchief, for hecklers
1969 17
Robert Orben Goodbye gag, everybody in the audience wave with handkerchief
1969 18
Jay Marshall The Handkerchief Melodrama story and several figures are made with a rolled up handkerchief, gags
1969 19
Parker Swan How to Force a Watermelon card or silk in watermelon, gag
1970 3
Val Andrews Phew! No. 18, presentation for card on silk as gag
1970 (ca.) 8
Roy Johnson Hypno-Hank gag, handkerchief moves up and down, invisible hair presentation
1971 11
Final Comico gag with handkerchief, to finish show
1973 109
Bob Read Bob's Business for the Handkerchief Rabbit gag addition
Inspired by Sep. 1974
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 1)
Patrick Page A Comedy Illusion invisible hair and handkerchief, gag
1974 29
Patrick Page A Comedy Interlude handkerchief floats up in hand
1974 58
Patrick Page Another Amusing Little Item gag for handkerchief with a hole
Also published here 1974 59
Cruzado Mágico con Servilleta folding a bra with a handkerchief, gag
Also published here 1975 31
Tan Hock Chuan Reel-less Transformation Picture of rabbit on cloth changes into duck, small gag
1977 18
Harold Rice Historia Sentimental del Señor Rojo y de la Señorita Blanca string with small handkerchiefs appear knotted between two silks
1977 57
Tony Slydini Hank Gag handkerchief pulled out of non-existant breast pocket
Variations 1978
The Chronicles (Issue 12)
Meir Yedid Transpo-Tip silk to thumb tip on fake hand, gag
1983 8
Steve Beam Leftovers on Dexter Cleveland, Harry Anderson, Doug Henning, The Jinx, optical illusions, a gag for introducing a handkerchief to a modern audience
1985 160
The Light Touch effects and gags with match, cigarette, silk that bounces back from floor
1985 21
Tony Slydini No Pockets No. 6, sight gag, silk pulled from breast pocket even though no pocket is there
1988 17
Karrell Fox Karrell's Korny Komments Silks humorous printings on silks
Related to 1995 156
Sveroni Alles Ablenkung oder was? humorous vanish of a handkerchief, then handkerchief vanishes from hand and is found knotted to other silk
2002 27
Ronnie Lee The Proof one of three silks chosen, predicted, with three gag predictions
Related to 2010
Prolix (Issue 7)
Patrick Page A Colour Change color changing handkerchief gag
Also published here 2011 285
Patrick Page H.G. Wells Outdone invisible handkerchief travels knotted between two other handkerchiefs, empty space between silks can be seen, gag
2011 288
Patrick Page The Diminishing Handkerchief gag, with handkerchief to compare
2011 294
Patrick Page Pocket Magic gag with handkerchief
2011 299
Patrick Page A Hole in One gag for handkerchief with a hole
Also published here 2011 299
A Powerful Blow! gag, blowing nose with handkerchief
2011 48