42 entries in Rope / Stretching
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tom Sellers Stretching a Rope
1935 14
Milbourne Christopher Stretching a Rope
1938 794
Second Method
1938 796
John Goodrum The Magic Laces unequal laces are stretched several times
1939 70
Shoe Lace that Stretches to Twice its Length
1939 91
Tom Sellers A Different Stretching Rope metal hook on back
1941 13
H. Berson H. Berson's Miracle Rope Growth with tag on rope
1941 ca. 356
Winston Freer Winston Freer's Alagen Rope using same special rope as in Maxam-routine, variation where ropes stretches and changes color at same time
Related to 1941 ca. 358
Harold Denhard The Prize Winner Rope Trick rope is stretched, then fairly cut and restored
1943
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1943)
2
John Mulholland String for A Parcel magician displays two strings that are knotted together forming a loop, he cuts off one knot, other knot vanishes leaving full string, string stretches
1944 72
Stretching String “a coupling of suggestion with the optical illusion caused by the change in position of the arms”
1944 76
Tony Lopilato "Book Mark" stretching rope with book
1948/27 330
Harlan Tarbell Rings and Growing Rope wooden rings penetrate rope which grows
1948/27 332
George Sands Sandsational Rope routine with extra piece
  • I. Brazen Restoration
  • II. Stretching a Rope
  • III. Frustrated Restoration
  • IV. Continuous Circle
  • V. Much Ado About Knotting
  • VI. Sliding Cut
  • VII. Sleight of Leg
  • VIII. Regular Restoration
  • IX. Removable Knot
  • X. Give a Magician Enough Rope
VariationsAlso published here 1949 3
Al Baker Variation on Stretching a Rope
Also published here 1951 40
Die magische Wäscheleine - Ein wirklicher Lachschlager stretching a rope
1952
Hokus Pokus (Vol. 13 No. 4)
42
Cecil Keech Ropan Silk silk tied around long rope, it jumps to short rope, rope grows after being tied into circle, rope with connection
1952 63
Clare Cummings, Bob Lewis The Idiot Rope Trick
Also published here 1956
The New Phoenix (Issue 339)
167
Stanley Norman, Norman Rashliegh Stretching a Rope
  • Preparation (Stanley Norman)
  • Presentation (Norman Rashleigh)
1968 29
Peter Warlock 3 Equal Ropes three unequal ropes are stretched into three long ropes, all ropes can then be examined, imitating Professor's Nightmare
1968 71
Dopey Rope long rope is bunched up and placed into hand, two spectator hold an end each and rope shrinks
1968 115
R. C. Buff R. C. Buff's Together Again rope is measured, cut and restored with ends thrown away, then rope is stretched to initial length, with extra loop
1968 221
Clare Cummings, Bob Lewis The Idiot Rope Trick
Also published here 1968 280
Bunny Quik Rope Twick small and long rope in each hand, small one grows and long one shrinks
1971
Magick (Issue 28)
139
U. F. Grant Grant's Rope Stretching Move No. 398
1972 108
Dick Zimmerman Sleeveless Stretching
1973 6
Stretching a Rope sleeve
1976 218
Manfred Cattarius Seilverlängerung stretching a rope, knot at the end
  • Smoking oder Anzugsmethode
1984 53
Terri Rogers Das Seilchaos von 1984 routine in which rope is magically cut, then becomes longer, scissors appear knotted on it, it restores
Also published here Dec. 1988
Intermagic (Vol. 14 No. 2)
73
Terri Rogers Rope Disaster of 1984 routine in which rope is magically cut, then becomes longer, scissors appear knotted on it, it restores
Also published here 1988 8
Karl Fulves, U. F. Grant Liar's Ropes No. 52, two ropes, one with knot, spectator thinks of rope with or without knot, one of the ropes stretches to expose lie
1990 107
Ali Bongo Stretch-A-Link two rope rings, penetration and one ring is stretched
Also published here 1994 6
Jay Scott Berry Stretching the Truth ribbon is stretched, using Eclipse Tip
1995 7
Steve Bedwell At a Loose End
  • Effect 1 - Stretching the Rope
  • Effect 2 - Cut and Restored Rope
  • Effect 3 - Flying Ends (loop)
  • Effect 4 - Replacing the Ends
1995 ca. 1
Joshua Jay Pulling My String Short rope stretched into long rope by stomping down on it with foot
Also published here 1997 1300
Dondrake Stretching Rope Rope stretches in length
1998 28
Mike Masevic Pulling My String Short rope stretched to long rope
Also published here 1998 35
Joshua Jay Pulling My String Short rope stretched into long rope by stomping down on it with foot
Also published here 1999 21
Al Baker Variation on Stretching a Rope
Also published here 2003
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Pet Secrets)
389
Ali Bongo Stretch-A-Link two rope rings, penetration and one ring is stretched
Also published here 2003 10
George Sands, Alan Sands Sandsational Rope routine with extra piece
  • Part 1 - Nomenclature of a Rope
  • Part 2 - Is there no end?
  • Part 3 - Nor a center
  • Alan's Variation
  • Part 4 - Restoration
  • Part 5 - The Lure
  • Part 6 - It's a Long Stretch
  • Part 7 - Casual Restoration
  • Part 8 - Around and Around
  • Part 9 - Merry-Go-Round
  • Part 10 - Sliding Knot
  • Part 11 - Dissection
  • Part 12 Sleight-of-Leg
  • Part 13 - Finger Cut
  • Part 14 - Classical Restoration
  • Part 15 - Shoelace Knot
  • Part 16 - Give a Magician Enough Rope
  • Conclusion
  • Part 17 - Comedy Ending by Alan Sands
Also published here 2014 1
Joaquín Matas La Cuerda Ta-Variada Tabary inspired rope routine, rope is stretched, multiple ends, ends travel and are removed, rope is handed out in the end, with ideas by Jean Merlin and Gabi Pareras
Inspired by
  • Francis Tabary's "The Award Winning Rope Magic of Francis Tabary"
2016 25