131 entries in Key
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Theodore Annemann Seven Keys to Baldpate The Book Without A Name 54
Robert Thrasher Seven Keys to Baldpate - Alternate Method "Thoughts in General" The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 58
Hen Fetsch Lock and Key method for Keys to Baldpate The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 34) 227
Louis Lam Key-ology Keys to Baldpate, four methods Watch Me Closely 9
Dr. H. Walter Grote The Key to the Mystery "Magical Disportment of an Ordinary Key"
borrowed key wrapped in paper and put under glass, travels to performers key chain
The Magic Annual for 1938 and 1939 106
Harry Blackstone Triumph of the Triumvirate rapping hand divines which key opens lock and which card was selected The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 99) 605
Bruce Elliott The Back Room presentation idea for 7 keys to baldpate by Fetaque Sanders, on Walter Gibson, Joseph Dunninger, John Scarne The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 26) 110
Wilbur T. Kattner The Eight Key to Baldpate keys in envelopes, duplicate key Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 42
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Key key balanced on finger turns overRelated toVariations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 246) 984
Don Tanner The Seven Keys to Bank Night one key, seven locks, boxes in one is a price The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 344) 201
Tony Corinda (7) Another Application of the Touch Reading Envelope several ideas of identifying envelopes by touch, envelope index tip Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 49
Tony Corinda (18) The Mystery of the Chest seven keys are numberer by spectators, one key opens the box, in the box is a prediction with the number given to the key that opens the box Predictions 121
Tony Corinda, Punx (3) The Magnetic Blindfold detecting metal objects, idea for sex detecter routine, seven keys to baldpate and playing cards Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 136
Dr. Spencer Thornton The Mystery of the Keys keys sealed in envelopes Thornton's Secrets of Mental Magic 28
Eddie Clever (b) The Key Test with Manning's switching boxRelated to More Miracles in Mentalism 24
Hen Fetsch Bag O' Locks seven locks, seven keys in bag, selected keys open locks, index bag Magic of the Mind 73
Dr. Stanley Jaks Der Schlüsseltrick four keys in envelopes, routines for stage and close-upAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 115
Arthur Setterington Six Key Mystery ungaffed lock Stranger Mysteries 10
James G. Thompson Jr. Keys to Entertainment routine for Key-R-Rect, borrowed finger ring on lock Between Two Minds 64
David Berglas Pen To Keys as alternative when giving autographs The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 205
Arnold De Seiver Seven Colours Of Wisdom keys in envelopes with different colored ribbons The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 48
John Agra Blind Sight The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 243
Unknown Miser's Dream Switch switching a key, with a box Second Time Around 68
Roy Johnson The Ultimate Key box with slit, locked by padlock, keys put in slit last one opens the lock Second Time Around 61
Paul Siegel Locked Fast two spectator are tied together secured with a lock, lock pick Doorway to Delusion 20
Sam Lebeoff Alice's Key marked key vanishes from hand and reappears underneath performer's foot, repeat, see also p. 780 for comment by Martin GardnerInspired by
  • Al Thompson card effect
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 10) 645
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Let's Make a Trade! box with slid, to put bills inside, five keys The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 83) 411
Bob Hamilton Bent Upon Deception.. key bend with the aid of other keys Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 5) 58
Barry Govan The Bending Key Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 10) 115
Philip T. Goldstein Chaos gathered metal objects put in a handkerchief and react on their own, some of them are bent The Blue Book of Mentalism 27
Walt Lees Assignation seven Keys to Baldpate, with tags Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 2) 320
Philip T. Goldstein Seven Keys to Baldpate suggestion Verbal Control 8
Karrell Fox "Foxy-Loxy" keys are in envelopes Clever.... Like a Fox 99
Punx Der Gespensterschlüssel story for haunted keyRelated to Setzt Euch zu meinen Füssen... 41
Philip T. Goldstein Onstage Bender staging for key-bending The Green Book of Mentalism 18
Barrie Richardson Lock & Key Mystery Inspired by Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 10) 413
Al Mann Only One Key finger ring is put on a lock, keys put in envelopes and one envelopes selected, envelopes was predicted and key opens lock The Photon Shield 12
Glenn Falkenstein Lock Out! presentation for Key-R-Rect, bill locked with key between two pieces of plexiglasRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 187) 931
Jack Bridwell Locked lock attached to bookRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 190) 948
Dr. Dan J. Alessini PSI-Key key turns over on hand, then it is twistedInspired by
  • Henk Vermeyden's Skeleton Key
The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 205) 1021
Stephen Tucker Bend! key bending The Talon (Issue 2) 21
Slydini Slydini Kills Time! borrowed watch transforms into keys as it is smashed on table Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 25
George Sands Platform Key-Rect "Two Tricks"
man and woman locked together with chain
The Chronicles (Issue 8) 1135
Philip T. Goldstein Astro-Keys twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lockAlso published here The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 200) 999
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Psi-Keys with three locks, Key-r-rect presentation The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 219) 1093
Dr. Lawrence Weinstein The Psych-Key follow-up for moving key, key under handkerchief moves, Glorpy The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 243) 1212
Stephen Minch The Silver Key haunted key on second finger, key also turns on spectator's finger, signet is found by using key as pendulum, then key vanishes in boxAlso published here Lovecraftian Ceremonies 21
Eddie Joseph Back Again coin, ring and key used for "two in the hands..." routine, coin shower as finale Two in the Hand and One in the Pocket 20
Robert Siepielski Keylock several blank cards in envelopes and and one with a drawn key, key is found and person who chose envelope, metal detector method The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 244) 1219
Philip T. Goldstein Astro-Key twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lockVariationsAlso published here The Yellow Book of Mentalism 15
Karrell Fox Six Keys to "Hairy Head" Another Book 140
Unknown Seven Keys No. 42 Self-Working Mental Magic 67
Karl Fulves Key-rect No. 43, with borrowed keys and house lock of a friend's home Self-Working Mental Magic 69
Philip T. Goldstein The Crystal Key keys in envelopes, using Crystal Clock Dial The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 236) 1178
Peter Pit Ghost Key key turns on hand and raps and twists on a tray The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 256) 1277
Brenda Bell, Book, and... Brenda! turning key, self extinguishing candle and Ball from Plate for two people, using assistant on stageInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 270) 1347
Curt Walter Zaebos key in handkerchief bends in spectator's hands The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 261) 1301
Rick Johnsson "Rip-Off" spectator knows which one of three key chain type coin purses has been opened Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 8) 893
El Duco Chained Key key penetrates chain loop on and off El Duco's Lecture Notes 3
Al Smith, Arthur Day, Fred Snooks Fumdubulators - producing false teeth and a skull
- floating crisp
- producing a potato from a crisp bag (Arthur day)
- Irish Key Ring, key ring on false end of a key, gag (Arthur Day)
- bar bet with matchbox (Fred Snooks)
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 4) 836
Philip T. Goldstein Key to... the Future! in box is prediction on which attempt the lock opensAlso published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 273) 1361
Ted Lesley The Glass Key keys put in glass, glass explodes keys are bent The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann Notes other ways to break a glass and bend keys The Shattered Chalice 10
Al Mann Mind Lock! finger rings locked on padlock, envelopes one containing key, prediction of correct envelope, himber wallet The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 292) 1457
Terry Nosek It's Your Loss! presentation for Key-R-Rect, bill in box, seven keys and padlock The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 294) 1469
Thomas Alan Waters Keynow combination of Koran's "Gold Medallion" and "Flying Ring", message on keyInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 342
Stephen Tucker Turkey torn and restored paper, with keys printed on it, based on a pun Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 42
Thomas Alan Waters Keystome book with lock Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 287
Barrie Richardson The Strange Key Stunt key moves on hand Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 9) 1096
Roy Baker Ring That Bell Only one bell push with ring a loud bell (mentalism routine), performer divinesRelated to Baker's Capers 23
Piet Forton Der Wunderschlüssel keys in envelopes Je geschickter desto Zauberer 7
Dr. Stanley Jaks Spoo-Key Magic from the Parade #1 14
Steve Beam Key Bender old car keys, borrowed, bent and unbent The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 91
Steve Beam All Keyed Up car key transformation, humorous presentation, see also p. 67 for more ideas The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 3) 47
Bob King Key Bender Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 11) 1133
John Riggs Bent Over Double Related to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 12) 204
Ben Harris The Psychology Behind the Key Bend - The Metal Bend
- The Amazement Factor
- Suspension of Disbelief
- The Involvement Factor
- The Authority Factor
Gellerism Revealed 11
Ben Harris Natural Bends exploiting already bent spoons like Uri Geller Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Standard Bends - In the Hands
- The Table Bend
- The Chair Bend
- The Microphone Bend
Gellerism Revealed 27
Ben Harris, Uri Geller The Not so Standard Bends - The Shipi Bend
- Long-Distance Bends
- The Natural Key Gimmick
Gellerism Revealed 35
Ben Harris The B.H. Gimmick for key bending
- The Handling
- The Two-Handed Method
Gellerism Revealed 37
Ben Harris The Bobo Switch applied to key bending Gellerism Revealed 45
Ben Harris, Uri Geller Subtleties - The Pivot Move with Key No. 1
- The Pivot Move with Key No. 2
- The Flat Edge, Cut Edge Move
- The Multi-Bend and Drop
- The Key to Success Move
- The Finger Cover and Turn
- The Spectator Hold
- The By-Play
- Keep Rubbing
- The Time Lag
- The "Can You Feel It?" By-Play
Gellerism Revealed 48
Karl Fulves For A Penny? coin changes into key and back under cover of collar bill, see also p. 124 S-C — Contemporary Money Magic (Issue 1) 17
Stephen Minch The Silver Key key turns on hand, then on spectator's hand, the key on chain swings by itself over selected disk, then key is wrapped in paper and vanishes in flash of fireAlso published here The Three Faces of Steve 31
Bob Nixon Mind Over Matter borrowed key is bent Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 5&6) 9
Karl Fulves Curse In A Purse blank key changes into key that opens chosen lock, posed as problem Interlocutor (Issue 50) 229
David Harkey In a Jam borrowed key vanishes and reappears on door jamb Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 3) 8
Philip T. Goldstein Lock-Key Charm lock threaded on rope held by spectators, under handkerchief cover the lock is removed and the key now on the rope A Phil Goldstein Collection 51
Karl Fulves Lockpick No. 58, coin under handkerchief and key on other side transpose Self-Working Coin Magic 68
Jay Sankey Spookey penetration routine with keys and key ringVariations 100% Sankey 69
Ben Harris Tagged key penetrates off and onto key ring that has a tag on it as wellInspired by Mad Fax and other Mysteries 46
Alexander de Cova Schlüsseltransposition borrowed key under business card and coin in hand transposeInspired by
  • "Kajak" (Aldo Colombini, Spaghetti Magic)
Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 8
Henry Pettit The Key Card ideas for using the hotel key card in magic The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 39) 713
Michael DeMarco No Ink-Ling four key rings with different tags in a box, spectator removes one and closes it again, selected one is divined, same method as "Mind's Eye"Related to The Minotaur (Vol. 3 No. 3) 7
Steve Beam Trade in Time car key changes into different brand as well as picture of a car on a photo The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 44) 786
David Neighbors Bent Outta Shape several keys are bent, with spectator The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 1) 1
Paul Hallas Pointed combination padlock and number cardsInspired by
  • "Pointers" (Ray Piatt, Magick)
Also published here
  • Mental Mix, 1989
Profile (Issue 16) 10
Nate Leipzig Key on Fingers key turns on its own, short note from Hilliard's notebook More Greater Magic 1090
Karl Fulves Chance Encounter dealing procedure used arrive at numbers, when added two numbers are calculated, they are the key numbers of two hotel keys, using 14-15 stackRelated to Rigmarole (Issue 6) 71
Joe Rindfleisch Hooked on You keys vanish and reappear in hand The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 54) 996
John Riggs Key Shocker Related to The Magic of John Riggs 70
Karrell Fox Take Your Pick car key tags chosen from change bag, all the same brand, trade show presentation Much Ado About Something 84
David Acer Transposition Ring Flight borrowed finger ring put in coin purse, it changes into key, ring now on hook in key caseRelated toAlso published here Natural Selections 60
Philip T. Goldstein Key to the Future in box is prediction on which attempt the lock opensAlso published here Connotes 6
Tony Bartolotta Keys Without Clues Underworld (Issue 2) 24
Wylee Packer Off On A Bender bending a key Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 6) 2656
Michael Close, Gaëtan Bloom Ring Fright ring transposes with car key Workers Number 5 98
Karl Fulves Match Key "Unsolved Mysteries"
two keys on palm, one lock chosen and matching key turns on palm, lock is then open, posed as a problem
The Fine Print (Issue 6) 147
Chad Long Ninja Key key ring is tossed up and wanted key caught effortlessly More Stuff... 6
Larry Becker Crowd Pleaser with money attached to lock Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 3) 6
Richard Bartram, Jr. Key Card R Ection presentation for Key R Rect Trephine 140
Philip T. Goldstein Tournamental box with lock, envelopesInspired by
  • North Bigbee's "Golden Spell" in "The Mentalist" December, 1962.
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 7) 5
Steve "Banachek" Shaw Comedy - Club - Routine presentation for Key-R-Rect, with lots of gags, and apparently divining spectator's phone number Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 1
Christoph Borer, Michel Gammenthaler Room Service from a clear bag, several numbers are selected which form a number, number is predicted on hotel key Anam Clara 30
Christoph Borer Die Schatulle seven keys to baldpate mixed with description of a spectator prediction, wooden box with lock Milagros 11
Al Baker Yale Lock Key Trick key through rope, second method with wooden curtain ring The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Notebooks) 763
Jay Sankey The Tragicomic Keys key transposition, ends with both keys linking onto keyring Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images) 6
Vanni Bossi Bonus idea of doing coin transpositions with keys, double sided key Vanni Bossi Las Vegas Lecture 17
Stephen Minch The Silver Key key turns on hand, then on spectator's hand, the key on chain swings by itself over selected disk, then key is wrapped in paper and vanishes in flash of fireAlso published here The Book of Forgotten Secrets 55
Trevor Lewis Take Your Pick with Anverdi Key Box, money in box Routines Matter 156
David Acer Transposition Ring Flite borrowed finger ring put in coin purse, it changes into key, ring now on hook in key caseAlso published here More Power to You 43
Doug Edwards Safety Bend bending a key Nukes 90
Dr. Stanley Jaks The Key key turns on middle finger The Incredible Dr. Jaks 168
Dr. Stanley Jaks Key Routine four keys in envelopes, routines for stage and close-upAlso published here The Incredible Dr. Jaks 169
Steve Beam Bambi Revisited The padlock in the back design of a selected card unlocks after a key mysteriously rotates (and a zipper mysteriously slides open).Inspired byRelated to
  • "Fly Down" (Dave Brumble, Magic--The Vanishing Art by Steve Beam, 1979)
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 10 36
Michael Weber Chroma Keys hotel room keys with colored dots, spectator thinks of a color and says on which keys it is, divined The Session 2015 5
Max Maven Astrokey twelve keys with zodiac labels, key with spectator's zodiac opens the lockRelated to The Black Book of Mentalism 10
Michael Weber Astrokey - Weber Notes in box description of spectator with key is foundInspired by The Black Book of Mentalism 12
Christoph Borer Fifty Shades of Grey seven keys to Baldpate with handcuffs, handcuffed to spectator 21 60
Joaquín Navajas Moneda a Llave key changes into coin Monedas Personales Y Más 157