46 entries in Clock
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Die sechs amerikanischen Weckeruhren "Gegenstände aus dem Weltausstellungs-Cylinder, dem Tamburin, dem Tuch etc."
production items, alarm clocks
Dec. 1897
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 6)
Hänsel Kastner Der Basiliskenblick making a cuckoo clock stop by gaze
May 1902
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 5)
Clocks Produced from a Hat nesting alarm clocks
1903 451
Charles T. Jordan The Mesmerized Alarm Clock No. 1, alarm clock set at any time by spectator and covered with napkin, hour divined
1920 3
Edward Bagshawe An Annihilated Clock clock vanishes from cloth, dummy figure in cloth, clock falls into tray
1936 ca. 60
Laurie Ireland Surprise Finish for the Alarm Clock Production
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1937)
Coin Changed to an Alarm Clock
1938 687
Henry Gordien A Compact Divination Trick spectator sets clock to any hour, performer divines it
1938 857
Lloyd W. Chambers How Time Flies bowl of fire produced, fire changes to flowers, bowl changes to a clock, spring-hinged flap in bowl, clock drawn on bottom of bowl
1941 3
Gusti Wartenweiler Ein neuer Zeiger pointer / hand made out of wood to force position, position can be changed
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 7 No. 1&2)
U. F. Grant Ding-Dong-Bell alarm clock rings to answer questions
Apr. 1949 3
Al Baker The Grandfather Clock Trick large clock pendulum moves, thread
Also published here 1951 21
, Eddie Joseph Tapping the Hours Spectator think of any hour on the clock, magician tap the clock at random points, eventually will end counting on the thought-of hour. Variation by Eddie Joseph using blank cards with words
Variations 1956 50
Martin Gardner Die and Watch Mystery Die is used to start counting clockwise and anticlockwise on a clock, count to thought-of number, the two hours are added together and magician can divine the number on the die
1956 51
Tom Hamilton Crazy Time Tapping the Hours but with a wooden board with holes in it
Inspired by 1956 101
Martin Gardner Tap-a-drink Tapping the Hours but with names of different drinks in a clock shape
Inspired by 1956 103
Martin Gardner Tap-an-Animal Tapping the Hours but with animal names in a clock shape
Inspired by 1956 104
Robert L. Henderson Clock Vanish Routine using the Amazing Clock Vanish
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958)
Henry Durkin Trickettes various ideas
  • A Clock Production
  • Zombie Flash Finish
  • Hypnotic Revelation
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1960)
Ali Bongo Now Is the Hour large clock in envelope, hand changes to chosen hour
1966 55
The Amazing Maurice Time Force
Related to Feb. 1967 82
Jack Bateman Clock Vanish Idea for the Presto Clock Vanish
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1969-70)
Wilbur T. Kattner The Arrow of Time performer slows down time in defined area, in there things falls slower, a pendulum swings slower, tuning fork changes pitch, pulse goes slower, then everything stops, then reverses, without methods posed as "exercise"
June 1970 341
Harry George 3x Comedy Macig described by Paul Maurer, three comedy effects
  • 1. button under table
  • 2. revealing a selection using an alarm clock
  • 3. glass through table with a cherry sequence
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 35 No. 4)
Frederick M. Shields Coincidence prediction with kitchen timer, two timers ring at the same time
Magick (Issue 166)
Fred Robinson Production Of a Clock seated
July 1978
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 11)
Mark Levy Time Out! time on drawn clock changes as time passes
Mar. 1980
Apocalypse (Vol. 3 No. 3)
Karl Fulves Right on Time No. 48, performer pretends to have an accurate mental clock, interval can be stopped precisely
1981 59
Jack Hughes Alarm Clock Stand alarm clocks are produced and placed on stand, all ring
1981 130
Roy Baker The Big Clock Produce large ringing alarm clock at the end of a Chop Cup routine
1983 29
Time, Predicted! No. 38, with an alarm clock
1983 11
Contrary Clock No. 46, finding out how to set clock that goes wrong
1983 74
Bill Woodfield, Max Malini Die Palmage in der Kniekehle card holdout, knee
  • Rot und blau (thought of cards with different backs)
  • Das klingelnde Kartenspiel (deck changes into alarm clock)
Also published here
  • "Genii", 1947/8.
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 44 No. 3)
Glenn Strange The Time Bomb joke, alarm clock / bomb is given to spectator to hold, see p. 436 for additional ideas by Meir Yedid
Related to 1985 121
Terry Tyson Clockwork prediction of set time using a digital alarm clock
Aug. 1988
Magick (Issue 409)
Robert Parrish The Spirit Dial number chosen with dice divined with spirit clock
1995 17
Claude Rix Le réveil cards are dealt on table, alarm clock starts when named card is dealt
1995 76
Claude Rix Encore le réveil! cards are dealt on table, alarm clock starts when named card is dealt, with additional prediction, Fred
Inspired by 1995 77
Hervé Pigny Le dernier réveil! cards are dealt on table, alarm clock starts when chosen card is dealt, with two decks
1995 81
Jack Avis Spooky Time clock face with suits and values on it, two plastic hands held onto it and the move by themselves to indicate selection
Inspired by 1998 98
Terri Rogers Chess Mate Magician uses two transparent chess clock faces to predict sum of two randomly chosen numbers, and also the choices end on two matching chess pieces. Based on the Gemini Factor mathematical principle.
Related to 1998 41
David Berglas Turning the Clock Back different effects are performed and noted on a board, at the end, time is turned back and everything undone until the board is blank again
  • No. 1: Three balls, disappear and change into a pack of cards
  • No. 2: Four coins vanish and reappear in a glass
  • No. 3: Signed card vanishes and reappears in photo frame
  • No. 4: Arrow stops at chosen number 11
2002 182
Al Baker The Grandfather Clock Trick large clock pendulum moves, thread
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
Alan Wakeling Switzerland watch appears in hand, vanishes from silk, reappears in pocket, vanishes again, reappears in cigarette case, cane vanishes in hat and alarm clock appears in hat
  • Notes (Jim Steinmeyer)
Sep. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 9)
John Gaughan The Mysterious Crystal Clock
  • The Chamber of Secrets
clock hand spins and stops at predetermined number
Related to Dec. 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 12)
John Gaughan The Mystery of the Mighty Mystery Clock
  • Chamber of Secrets
Paul H. Razoux, clock works without visible motor
Feb. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 2)