582 entries in Pen/Pencil
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Unknown Die sympathetische Tinte chemical method to make writing appear on paper, paper has to be dipped in water Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 4) 63
Carl Willmann Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for invisible ink that becomes visible Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10) 160
Unknown Sympathetische Tinte three recipes for invisible inkVariations Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 2 No. 8) 126
Giovanni Manfretto Der schwebende Stab à la Giovanni Manfretto wand or similar object clings to hand, thread Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1) 11
Antonio Molini Sympathetische Tinte recipes for invisible inkInspired byRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 10) 157
Antonio Molini Sympathetische Tinte second partRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 3 No. 11) 174
Henry Slade Slade's Geistertafel piece of chalk under nail of thumb, or sticky invisible writing and chalk powderRelated to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 5) 76
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Briefkasten answering letters, recipe for ink that becomes invisible Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 3 No. 11) 176
J. Marcellin Sympatetische Tinte "sympathetisch", recipe for vanishing and re-appearing ink Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 8) 122
Unknown Der magnetisierte Bleistift pencil lies off-balanced on fingers and erects, needle comes out of one end, also with wire in cigarette Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 5 No. 12) 190
Unknown Glimmbilder herzustellen No. 4, drawings that appear when heated, chemical Der Amateurzauberer 158
Carl Willmann Ueber ein neues Papier für Geheimmitteilungen on appearing writing Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 10) 159
Unknown Die Flammenschrift writing burns into piece of paper Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 6 No. 11) 175
Unknown Die Stiftspange nail writer, for slate, only on finger tipRelated to Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 12
Unknown Die Stiftplatte nail writer, for slate, only on finger tip Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 1) 12
Unknown To Palance a Lead Pencil puzzle The Modern Conjurer 302
Oswald Rae Mems From My Note Book "Being a selection of useful recipes gathered at various times from different sources too numerous to enumerate"
- To Render Fabric Fireproof
- Fireproofing Wood
- To Clean Velvet or Plush
- To Clean Glassware
- To Gloss and Clean Ivorine Balls
- Red Billiard Ball Dye
- To Dye Flags, etc
- Various Coloured Inks or Dyes (Red, Blue, Gold, White Ink)
- Varnishes
- To Harden a Felt Hat, etc.
- Varnish Remover
- Paint Remover
- Luminous Paint
- Porcelain Fekes, etc.
- Celluloid Varnish
- To Apply Sealing Wax Evenly
- Pads for Thought Readers
- Reading Through Sealed Envelopes
- Ink for Lightning Artists
- Stains
- Black Crayon for Lightning Artists
- Dull Black Paint
- Spirit Gum Substitute
- Gold Paint
- Chemical Slate Writing
- Trick Seals
Between Ourselves 85
Louis Nikola The Telepathogram Magician divines thought of card, and writing appears on paper that divines position of card in the deck The Nikola Card System 54
Tom Sellers Spook Pencils four pencils of different color, spectator writes with one of them and performer knows which color has been used Magical Pleasantries 5
Tom Sellers An Amazing Dictionary Feat word selected as performer is out of the room is divined by him, secret message inside pencil More Secrets 13
Tom Sellers New Magnetic Pencil pencil sticks to hand, flesh-colored ring More Secrets 10
Theodore Annemann A Rule of the Thumb book / magazine test SH-H-H--! It's A Secret 8
Ralph W. Read The Spirit Pencil pencil taps by itself Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 22
Theodore Annemann The New Nile Divination a spectator thinks of a two digit number, random numbers are added, the sum match with the thought of number Complete One Man Mental and Psychic Routine 10
Tom Sellers Bending a Pencil Quick Tricks 13
Theodore Annemann Pencil Routine outline, combining puzzles, gags, effects The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 23) 142
Theodore Annemann Triple Coercion color, card and number are named and predicted, only number free choice, nail writer The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 21) 123
Unknown Telepathy? performer marks a card on the face, it is the one named by spectator, nail writer Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 300
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 188
Theodore Annemann My Own Swami Test predicting anything, pocket writingRelated to The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 37) 249
Robert Parrish Slate Psychics chosen card predicted on slate, then design duplication, using slate nail writerRelated to You'd be Surprised 20
Dr. Edward G. Ervin A Subtle Penetration handling for wand or pencil through handkerchief The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 42
David E. Swift The Pencil Fountain water is produced from borrowed pencil Greater Magic 831
Franklin M. Chapman Psychic Slate Mystery predictions of two selected cards on slate, chalk swami Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Martin Gardner Fountain Pen Gone pen vanishes from handkerchief The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Martin Gardner The Houdini Pen The Jinx 1-50 (Issue Winter Extra 1937/38) 278
Peter Warlock Pencil Note on Nail secret cue sheet, recipe The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 55) 390
John B. Ward Pencil & Peg Mystery three holes in pencil, small peg jumps from hole to hole Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 1 No. 12) 4
Connor Everready Pencil Trick vanish and production of a pencil Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1940) 4
Ralph W. Read Ascension rising stick/pencil on hand The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 694
Ralph W. Read The Impulse stick/pencil taps by itself The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 118) 695
Charles Hopkins 8 - Use a thumb writer. How to use thumb writer to get out of sticky situations "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 24
Joseph Ovette The Whispering Thought assistant in other room divines card Fast Ones 11
Martin Gardner Pen Kink borrowed pen is placed away and then produced againAlso published here The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 132) 759
Unknown Travelling Fountain Pen traveling from performer's inner pocket to a spectator's pocket, stooge After the Dessert 13
Tom Sellers Four Colour Change Pencil That's Good! 12
Laurie Ireland A Suggestion For A New "Levitator" sticky stuff for levitating small objects Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1942) 16
Ed Reno The Vanishing Pencil pull Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 146
Vivian St. John Disembodied C.P.A. lady from audience is blindfolded and reveals a result from a calculation The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 37) 153
Leon Maguire Thumb Nail Writer pencil to hold nail writer Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 19
Paul Morris A Miracle of Coincidence performer writes number and name on unknown card, spectator selects same card again Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 5) 19
Unknown A Dollar makes a "Break" bill to coins, bill breaks pencil (outstreched finger) Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 127
Unknown A Fountain Pen Nifty cap of fountain pen vanishes and reappears on pen Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 3 88
Louis Tannen Tri-Umph prediction of a number, written on paper in envelope The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 61) 248
George Starke The Thumbnail Writer on the problem of bad handwriting, automatic writing Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 1 No. 12) 51
R. M. Jamison Thumb Writer Telepathy telepathy presentation Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 2) 59
Jean Hugard, Herbert Hood Dice Production and Tricks 1. Production of a dice (with a handkerchief)
2. A mind reading trick (with a handkerchief)
3. Dipping into the future (prediction on a business card, by Herbert Hood)
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 2 No. 3) 64
Ralph W. Read Tapping Pencil spectator feels "impulses" that still pencil makes My Best 184
John Booth Pen-Plexity code a number to a medium with a fountain pen My Best 197
Robert A. Nelson Radar Pencil Mental Routine one of four cards is picked up secretly, card is detected, radar pencil Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 22
Jimmy Sanders Perpetual Pencil bullet-type pencil with disk rolls on table until order is given My Best 185
Ronald B. Edwards Bi-Mentalism card is pushed in a deck, named card is found next to it, two versions:
1. Stack and nail writer
2. Svengali
My Best 80
William Larsen Subtle Prediction Idea prediction in envelope, held by assistant Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 49
Robert A. Nelson, Dr. H. Walter Grote The Twenty-First Stunner ungaffedInspired by Miracles in Mentalism and Psychic Experimentation 23
Bruce Elliott The Back Room on Maurice Zolotow, Dai Vernon, Bert Allerton, Annemann's use of the nail writer, Tom Osborne, Jay Marshall The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 79) 323
Bruce Elliott Silver Walls piece of paper is put between two coins, any number appears on the paperRelated to The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 83) 336
C. L. Boarde Prepositions word and position is predicted in a newspaper, spectator can chose publishing date The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 84) 342
Al Cohn Mental Marvels with general comments on mentalism, two numbers thought of and divined (psychological forces), last number or word always is right Hugard's Magic Monthly - Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 7) 171
Ralph W. Read Tapping Pencil spectator feels "impulses" that still pencil makesRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 259
Unknown Superba Prediction nail writer Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 214
Ronald B. Edwards Predic 222 method for calculating quicker than spectator The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 136) 547
Howard A. Adams Interstices piece of glass is put in envelope and pierced with pencil and knife, stays unharmed The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 124) 499
Robert Craig The Ball Point Pen Swami inkRelated to Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1948) 29
Floyd Catlin Silk Vanishing Pencil same mechanism as silk vanishing wand, in paper cone Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1949) 37
Al Baker Thought Transmission performer makes spectator write certain numbers, pencil reading, nail writer The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Mental Magic) 304
George B. Anderson The "Truth or Consequences" Prediction comedy routine, prediction what spectator A does to spectator B, and performer knows their names It Must Be Mindreading 29
George Schindler Tic-Tac-Toe prediction of a field The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 186) 743
Bill Woodfield Automatic Writing automatic writing turns out to be the selected card, way to write in mirror writing, see also p. 842Variations The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 210) 838
Clettis V. Musson The Flight of Thought three pencils, named colored one vanishes Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 25
Tom Ransom Racing Aces! four aces marked with an X on the back, covered each with three cards, aces vanish and appear in pocket, vanishing ink The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 232) 928
Sam Leo Horowitz X-It! paper torn in eight pieces, performer draws an X on four of them, the marks disappear and appear on the other piecesInspired by The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 233) 930
Bill Nord Magical Rorschach ink blot vanishes, Rorschach test presentation The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 236) 945
Don Alan The Inflation Pencil gag pencil, to vanish objects Close-Up Time wit Don Alan 7
George Schindler One in a Million one card is marked with an X, spectator selects exactly that card The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 234) 934
Toni Koynini One Pound Revelation pound note between cardboards, name of free selection appears on note, then card itself appears between boards
- Alternative Routine - With Borrowed Cards
Toni Koynini's Card Miracles 27
Bill Nord Bill Nord's Ring on Pencil pencil pushed through a folded card, ring penetrates pencil, with Bill-Z-Bub gimmickVariations Jardine Ellis Ring on Stick and Ring on Rope 7
John Murray Murray's Muse ideas for Herpick's Phantom Pencil The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 279) 1115
George Schindler Radar Magnet idea for the radar pencil The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 279) 1115
Aage Darling The Marked Card spectator makes a cross on a card behind his back, other spectator finds the card by selecting it from a fan I'll Read Your Mind 49
Dick Piser The Fifth Card selected ESP card is predicted on piece of paper The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 294) 1176
Vin Carey Boxed gag, pencil does not write on paper The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 279) 1115
Alex Elmsley Effort for the Ultra Close-Up Worker torn and restored pencil lead The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 283) 1131
Karrell Fox "Neversharp" Pencil giant pencil gag Kornfidentially Yours 31
Harlan Tarbell, Frank Butler Envelope Prediction nail writer, anything predicted in three envelopes one into the other Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 6 225
Martin Gardner Pencilvania ideas for effects with pencils, with ribbon, naming color The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 334) 146
John Howie John Howie's Ring on Pencil pencil pushed through a folded card, ring penetrates pencilInspired by Routines with the Jardine Ellis Ring 14
Don Alan Ball Point Pen gag, ball appears on pen Pretty Sneaky 37
Don Alan It's a Small World gags with a small pencil sharpener globe Pretty Sneaky 42
Robert Parrish Duo Telepathy coding with thumb/nail writer on chalk Annemann's "No Code" Telepathy 4
Harry Lorayne RingToo on pen The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 337) 158
Tony Corinda (3) A Pocket Trick pencil is removed from a box, color is divined, fake pencil Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 42
Tony Corinda (1) The Billet Pencil loading a billet in an envelope Related toVariations Predictions 86
Tony Corinda Different Types of Writers A. Described as "The Swami Gimmick"
B. Described as "C" Type
C. Described as The Band Writer
D. Described as the Overnail Writer
E. Described as an "Adhesive Writer" (Eric Mason's Boon)
F. Described as The Thumbtip Nailwriter
Related to The Swami Gimmick 4
Tony Corinda Points to Consider with All Types on nail writer The Swami Gimmick 6
Tony Corinda How to Use Your Swami Gimmick The Swami Gimmick 6
Tony Corinda (a) Getting the Gimmick Into Position For Use swami holdouts, and where to ditch it afterwards The Swami Gimmick 6
Tony Corinda (b) How to Handle the Gimmick When It Is On The Swami Gimmick 8
Tony Corinda (c) How to Write On - The Right Type of Card The Swami Gimmick 8
Tony Corinda (d) How to Hold the Card Before, During and After Writing The Swami Gimmick 8
Unknown An Opening Effect of Mentalism number is predicted, written on a card The Swami Gimmick 9
Tony Corinda (e) The Technique of Writing The Swami Gimmick 10
Tony Corinda (f) The Style of Writing and What to Write The Swami Gimmick 10
Tony Corinda Section Two: Special Techniques The Swami Gimmick 11
Tony Corinda (a) The Use of Different Colours The Swami Gimmick 11
Theodore Annemann (b) The Window Envelope in combination with a swami The Swami Gimmick 12
Tony Corinda (c) The Carbon Impression Technique for sealed envelopes, also with "No Carbon Required" paperRelated to The Swami Gimmick 12
Tony Corinda (d) The Ink Writer The Swami Gimmick 13
Tony Corinda (f) The Fingernail best length to wear a swami and the treatment of it The Swami Gimmick 14
Tony Corinda (g) Alternative Methods of Holding the Card Related to
  • Frank Chapman and Ralph Read's "20 Stunners with a Nailwriter", 1944
The Swami Gimmick 14
Tony Corinda (h) The Visible Pencil The Swami Gimmick 15
Tony Corinda Section Three: Modesty and Mentalism Mixed exceptional uses of nail writer, Henry Slade, Madam Dis Debar, Carl Franks, Keeler, Chung Ling Soo The Swami Gimmick 16
Tony Corinda No. 1. The Spectator as the Telepathist spectator receives performer's number figure by figure The Swami Gimmick 17
Tony Corinda (e) Preparation of the Prediction for window envelopes and other swami predictions The Swami Gimmick 13
Tony Corinda No. 2. First Variation of the No. 1 Principle spectator receives a thought of name The Swami Gimmick 17
Tony Corinda, Burling Hull No. 3. Second Variation of the No. 1 Principle slip of paper is sealed between two pennies, spectator receives a though of date The Swami Gimmick 17
Tony Corinda No. 4. Straight to the Point thought of number or amount of change is predicted The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 5. A Stage Trick color, city and date are predicted on three numbered cards The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 6. spectator is selected with ping pong ball, named place is predicted in an envelope The Swami Gimmick 18
Tony Corinda No. 7. A Card Trick unknown card is marked with initials of the spectator, who finds that card by coincidence The Swami Gimmick 19
Al Baker No. 8. Living and Dead. The Swami Gimmick 19
Tony Corinda No. 9. A Close up Quickie date of a coin is predicted The Swami Gimmick 19
Tony Corinda No. 12. Time and Space, An Informal Effect imaginary trip The Swami Gimmick 20
Aage Darling, Tony Corinda No. 16. The Seven Chairs Inspired by The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda No. 10. Two Person Telepathy medium in other room gets a selected word from a bookInspired by
  • Frank Chapman and Ralph Read's "20 Stunners with a Nailwriter", 1944
The Swami Gimmick 19
Unknown No. 11. A Mediumistic Effect message from a dead personRelated to
  • Joseph Rinn's " Searchlight of Psychical Research", 1954
The Swami Gimmick 20
Tony Corinda, Eric Mason No. 13. The Card in Glass card with prediction put in a glass, hole in glassRelated to The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 14. The Week Ahead Prediction window envelope in second envelope, sent prediction The Swami Gimmick 21
Tony Corinda No. 15. Another Publicity Stunt sent prediction of the name of an audience member The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda No. 17. Any Date of the Year two calendars, spectator and performer mark the same date The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda 18. The White Swami writing appears between two slates The Swami Gimmick 22
Tony Corinda No. 20. Headline Predictions The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 21. Topical Effects prediction of sport results The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 19. The Sex Detector sent prediction of the sex of a baby The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 22. A First Class Newspaper Test selected word of a newspaper is predicted The Swami Gimmick 23
Tony Corinda No. 23. Dartboard Prediction prediction of the total score The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda No. 24. Matches or Cigarettes prediction of the amount of spectator's cigarettes or matches The Swami Gimmick 24
Tony Corinda (5) The Swami and the Pencil performer writes a prediction, spectator writes the same Pencil, Lip, Sound, Touch and Muscle Reading 34
Tony Corinda (9) The Swami Gimmick short, referring to Step One Predictions 95
Tony Corinda (2) Quadruplication one card is selected from a face up deck and signed, card is predicted with several ways, only odd back, written in an envelope and another odd card duplicate in performer's pocket. Routine includes the No-Gag (Maurice Fogel) Predictions 103
Tony Corinda (7) Novel Adaption of the "Card in Balloon" prediction of a number is inside a balloon Predictions 113
Tony Corinda (16) Double-Impact Prediction card is named and a position, the position is written on an envelope and the card is inside Predictions 120
Tony Corinda (5) The Bartender's Nightmare! divination of a serial number, blindfolded Blindfolds & X-Ray Eyes 150
Tony Corinda (19) X - Marks the Spot prediction of one card, spectator marks one card on the face behind his back Predictions 122
Tony Corinda (1) The Lady is a Mindreader medium gets thought of card, date on a coin and date of birth Two Person Telepathy 263
Eric Mason (5) Misdirectional Womentalism card, number and city are predicted with beautiful assistant and bra-trick Two Person Telepathy 266
Tony Corinda (22) The Dead Hand Writes dead hand in a box marks billet with the dead name Mediumistic Stunts 293
Dr. A Impromptu Swami Writer More Miracles in Mentalism 32
Roy Fromer Nail Writer Gimic More Miracles in Mentalism 32
Eddie Clever, Tom Sellers (c) The Magazine Test marking the page with an X More Miracles in Mentalism 25
Tony Corinda Publicity Pencils branded pencils Publicity Stunts 385
Tony Corinda Visiting Card Gimmick numbers printed on business card, spectator thinks of one, that on was crossed by performer Publicity Stunts 382
Frank Potts Triple Test blindfolded medium finds selected card and reveals thought of number and color Magic of the Mind 81
Will Dexter Mentalist's Holdall holdouts for nail writer Magic of the Mind 108
Robert A. Nelson The "Impossible" Prediction prediction of anything named, on a piece of paper, two versions Still More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Dr. Spencer Thornton Predicted Action prediction of any actions a performer wants to perform in front of the audience Still More Miracles in Mentalism 36
Thomas Alan Waters Subliminal Imagery with Ishihara color plates, spectator sees a correct number where he cannot see oneAlso published here The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 355) 247
Dr. Stanley Jaks Sie machen das, was ich auch machen werde spectator and performer make a cross on a page in a book with the same title, it's the same pageAlso published here Dr. Stanley-Jaks und seine Geheimnisse 38
Peter Strange In the Pen message appears on pen The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 380) 348
Paul Curry A Pencil - A Ring - and Gravity ring levitates up and down on pencil, then pencil levitates Magician's Magic 95
Al Koran Card Prediction marked deck, prediction with nail writer Al Koran's Professional Presentations 95
Ned Rutledge Thumb-Thing to Write With thumb tip writer, handling and construction Between Two Minds 42
Ned Rutledge The Instant Darkroom thought of symbol, number and letter appear on blank cards Between Two Minds 43
Lewis Ganson, Harry Hickson, Alan Alan Dual Control two pencils stick to the hand, based on an idea by G.W. Hunter The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 159
Fred Lowe Kicker Ending extra long pencil comes from the tube The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 279
Cecil Keech Gozinta Pencils two different colored pencils change places, tube and pocket, then both pencils are put into the tube, which should be too small The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 275
David Berglas, Milbourne Christopher The Autograph Hunter's Nightmare pen vanishes and appear several times, in the end it travels to spectator's breast pocket The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 200
David Berglas Producing A Pen, Pencil Or Cigar from sleeve The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 199
David Berglas Pen To Keys as alternative when giving autographs The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 2 205
James A. Conley Madam Fifi's Haunted House writing appears on signed paper, feather moves inside toy house The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 8) 37
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle After Glow banded slates, message appears The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 11) 53
Al Koran Numerology ca. nine called-out four-digit numbers written on paper and put in bowl, spectator takes out paper and it is predicted, disappearing ink, see p. 552 for credit information, see p. 608 for comments by Mike Rogers and Sam DalalRelated to
  • "Decision Control" (Syd Bergson)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 6) 514
Harry Crawford, Louis Tannen "Ear It Is" impromptu vanishing sequence of pen and paper, behind earVariations Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 199
Paul Siegel In Good Time times set with watches, prediction Doorway to Delusion 27
Cicardi The Mimic Brain prediction of color, city, and number, on one card, spectator's card in envelope The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 65) 321
Steve Spillman The Eye-Popping Pop Top pull top from beer can on pencil The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 45) 221
Sam Dalal Disappearing Ink The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 608
Tony Shiels The Man Who Was Not There polaroid picture of performer is sent by mail, performer vanishes on photographInspired by
  • George Arrowsmith's "Remote Control Vanish"
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 86) 427
Unknown ¿Fuma Ud. Boligrafos? smoking a pen, with a match Aprenda Ud. Magia 21
Charles Cameron Demon Doll voodoo doll on cardboard, prediction of name, color and body part The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 88) 437
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Oh! Calcutta! two cards predicted, with two different colored pensInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 100) 499
Sam Dalal Double Vision two cards predicted on paper slips, using ballpoint pen with pencil lead, mirage deckAlso published here
  • Magigram (Rough-Smooth part, by Sam Dalal)
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 8) 743
Unknown A Puzzle drawing a circle and a dot on a paper without lifting the pen Tricks with Paper 34
Richard Lyn Mind Mirror name secretly written on paper sealed in envelope appears on paper The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 97) 481
Bascom Jones Match-Write prediction of change inside cover of book of matches The Compleat Magick - Volume I (Issue 94) 470
Patrick Page A Production Effect wand or pencil appear under handkerchief Tricks with Handkerchiefs 24
Francis Carlyle Germain's Paper billet switch with pencil, unclear if by Germain or Jacques Remanaux The Magic of Francis Carlyle 126
Vic Perry The Perry Pen! x made in book, force, special two-sided pen The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 118) 588
Charlie Miller The Rising Pencil - Charlie Miller Rising pencil on palmRelated to Magic With Faucett Ross 181
Karl Fulves The Folded Prophecy nail writer, through envelope, carbon paper Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 2 412
Francis Carlyle Nai Writer brief historical note The Magic of Francis Carlyle 123
Unknown The Three Digit Miracle of Calder performer reads spectator's mind and vice versa The Magic of Francis Carlyle 124
Basil Horwitz The Burning Question bill in one of five envelopes, spectator names a number and finds bill, other envelopes are burnt The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 142) 707
Trevor Dawson Goldfinger ring penetrates pencil and paper tube then pencil vanishes Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 6) 65
Karl Fulves Electric Ink looking for normal looking metallic ink Interlocutor (Issue 7) 25
Karl Fulves Invisible Inc. looking for ink that appears when dry Interlocutor (Issue 14) 54
Stan Blumenthal 98-Cent Divination ESP symbol appears on business card, invisible ink The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 158) 788
Karl Fulves (1) The Pencil That Remembers What It Writes after examining pencil, performer knows what was written with it, electronics, no details givenRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 6) 20
Barrie Richardson From A Mentalist's Notebook ideas on mentalism, Q&A, nail writer Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 265
Philip T. Goldstein Tephramantic Brainwave card written on a piece of paper and burnt, ashes rubbed on an envelope and the name of the card appears, inside the envelope is a deck with the chosen card reversed, wax swami The Blue Book of Mentalism 8
Dr. E. Raymond Carlyle Nail Writer tips on using a nail writer The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 153) 762
Dan Tong Quick and Easy three numbers are divined by audience / predicted by performer, on business cards The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 156) 777
Ronnie Gann It's About Time! time is set behind back and put in envelope, time is divined The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 147) 733
Sandy Spillman It's a Date calendar card, performer circles thought of date The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 162) 808
Jack Bridwell PSI-Q lead of pencil in crumpled paper, named number appears, paper moves The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 160) 798
Burling Hull Thought Transference Superb word and number predicted with different-colored pencils, presented as "spectator reads minds", carbon-paper and swami with metal point instead of writing tip The Amazing World of Mentalism 25
Karrell Fox Pencil-tration pencil through borrowed handkerchief, two phases Clever.... Like a Fox 51
Mark Weston Continuous Ball Pen Production similar to the cigarette continuous production Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 273
Burling Hull Miracle Newspaper Test spectator makes circle on newspaper The Amazing World of Mentalism 41
Barrie Richardson The Magnetic Force spectator is unable to pick up a pencil on performer's open hand Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 4) 504
Unknown Salt Routine salt vanishes from hand, reappears in pen Close-up Cavalcade Finale 5
Al Mann The Frankenstein Affair several dead ants and a dead fly come back to life, ladybug recommandationRelated to Psycho-Mentisis 12
Philip T. Goldstein The Psychic Bartender named drink one is thought of and divined The Green Book of Mentalism 12
Philip T. Goldstein, Henry Hardin, William Lindsay Gresham Satan's Nightmare prediction of tarot card and three digit numberInspired by The Red Book of Mentalism 10
Al Mann Fifth Row Center Aisle divination of a word and prediction of position on page, several books Of Words and Wizards 9
Marvin Miller Destiny's Disciple waiter in restaurant writes number on paper, which is later divinedInspired byRelated to The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 173) 863
Marvin Miller Target prediction in form of circle on business card, card is pinned by spectator exactly through circleVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 174) 868
Jack Bridwell Target 2 Target with drawn Voodoo dollInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 176) 878
Harry Anderson The Anderson Effect spectator read mind of performer, number written on slate matches number written by performer on piece of paper The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 182) 907
Philip T. Goldstein Zap-Master card and number predicted on jumbo card The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 195) 973
Basil Horwitz Velleda Variations one-ahead prediction with erasable pen The Talon (Issue 2) 10
Philip T. Goldstein Card In Mind card prediction, blanko card with message is presented as playing card Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 521
Al Mann An Opener prediction written on a card, and card is folded, move to turning card over and presenting the outside as the inside, with special paper clip by Bruce ElliottInspired by The Tesseract 8
Tom Zoss The Zoss... Button-Writer button on coat as alternative nail writer The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 217) 1082
Erik Jan Hanussen Brain-Child prediction of ESP card, initialed envelope The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 220) 1098
Fred Robinson, Mark Weston, Tommy Wonder Where There's Smoke pencil gag, magnetic (Mark Weston)
flame of a lighter and handkerchief (Jos Bema / Tommy Wonder)
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 5) 514
Paul Harris Pen-Ultimate* card clipped on pen is covered and then impaled on pen Las Vegas Close-Up 1
Larry Becker Ultimate Psychometry with invisible ink pen The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 69
Larry Becker "Anything Goes" erasable prediction, one of three colors, clever wordingRelated to The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 124
Larry Becker Ho to Broaden the Possibilities further thoughts on the two-way erasable predictionRelated to The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 128
Larry Becker The Perfect Mental Utility Device - The Anything Goes Tic Board bingo presentation for the two-way erasable prediction, clipboard The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 130
David Britland Velleda Variations chips with numbers in a bag, forcing a number, erasable inkInspired by The Talon (Issue 3) 25
Karrell Fox On the Other Hand ideas for steel animal trap, Abbott's Daring Spring Trap, pencil snapped in two, fake hand in trap Another Book 253
Unknown Significant Digit No. 6, spectator writes number on one side of small paper, it is torn in half with writing down, performer knows which half has writing and the number, pencil writing transferred to moist finger Self-Working Mental Magic 8
Unknown The Dancing Pencils gag Elastrix 17
Gordon Hoener Grave's End automatic writing with a pencil, pencil breaks in two eventually The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 238) 1187
Philip T. Goldstein Windowshopper shopping prediction in envelope The Yellow Book of Mentalism 3
Thomas Alan Waters The Psychic Coercion of the Interrupted Schoolboy slate in envelope, first the name of a card appears then a number, flap, Mental Masterpiece gimmick, chalk band-writerRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue New Thoughts For Old) 41
Karrell Fox Foxes Foney Fickle Finger fake finger for nail writing with bigger line with crayon Another Book 128
Karrell Fox Voodoo Prophecy spectator pushed pin in voodoo doll, predicted on drawn doll Another Book 143
Karrell Fox A Real "Live" Doll one spectator touches another one anywhere, predicted on drawn figure Another Book 144
Karrell Fox "Daddy" one of five spectators selected (as father of a baby doll), predicted on card Another Book 144
Henry H. Fields Twist! presentation idea for divination of a number with a nail writer The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 246) 1228
Leslie Anderson Chance! named card is found on position which is the same number as the price written on the box The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 232) 1157
David Britland Disapen pen disappears between hands The Talon (Issue 3) 36
Karrell Fox Doodle-ography spectator draws doodle with pencil on paper without looking, it described a thought-of scene from a book, pencil doesn't writeAlso published here Another Book 132
Jerry Sadowitz Colour Cap change cap of pen and seemingly the ink Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 4) 667
Dennis Marks The 'X' Factor prediction of selected ESP symbol, five cards one bares symbol others are blank, erasable ink The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 251) 1253
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Credit Check prediction in form of X on one of five credit cards, erasable ink The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 255) 1273
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Mind's Eye prediction of a name, removable ink The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 268) 1338
Ray Grismer Pen Pal automatic writing, scribble is erased with erased and name of selection remains The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 269) 1342
Stephen Tucker Velleda Variations sentence is erased, name of selection appears, erasable inkInspired by The Talon (Issue 6) 79
Karl Fulves Satan's Hammer No. 5, cardboard hammer breaks pencil The Children's Magic Kit 5
David Himelrick Bio Test! building a pen with a prompter sheet, accessing word indexVariations The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 266) 1328
Frederick M. Shields Brain Echoes book test, prompterInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 272) 1358
Looy Simonoff, Paul Harris Breaking Point cap and pen interludeAlso published here Close-up Fantasies - Book II 31
Ray Grismer Gift of the Illuminati pencil and cards adhere to hand The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 262) 1307
Philip T. Goldstein Data date is predicted Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 5) 848
Neil Somerville In Anticipation Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 6) 864
George B. Anderson Pendulum ESP Test prediction, spectator choses ESP card with pendulum The Magic Pendulum 23
El Duco Bill Prediction five numbered envelopes in glasses, remaining envelope contains bill and remaining number is predicted El Duco's Lecture Notes 9
George Kemp Secrets substitute for nail writer, with index cards, secret writing method The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 248) 1238
Henry H. Fields The Rose prediction of a name, presentation The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 257) 1281
Jack Kent Tillar Swami different design for nail writer / Swami The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 261) 1302
Bob Ostin 'Is There Anyone There?' ink forms into chosen ESP sign, signed card, uses Velleda pens Babel (Issue 1) 14
Unknown The Mind Dowser No. 44, paper balanced on the edge of a coin moves when pen comes close Self-Working Table Magic 54
Karl Fulves The Mind Transmitter No. 49, pen code, coin value divined by medium Self-Working Table Magic 60
Stephen Tucker, David Britland Gags? with books, cards and pens Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 44
Unknown Mystery Vanish No. 2, spectator holds two coins and performer tries to make one vanish by tapping them with a pencil, pencil vanishes and appears in pocket, behind ear Self-Working Table Magic 3
Martin Gardner Pen Kink No. 94, borrowed pen is placed away and then produced againAlso published here Self-Working Table Magic 118
Al Mann The Name in the Vault prediction in wallet, Bombshell Wallet The "H" Factor 14
Al Mann Mightier than the Sword views on the Swami Gimmick Phanta-Graphs 3
Al Mann Castle Catch spectator writes a number on a card and shows it to another spectator, who opens a book on that page and remembers the first word Phanta-Graphs 3
Al Mann At the Table prediction of a name Phanta-Graphs 4
Al Mann Cistella page and word of a book are selected, prediction is in a locked box, same book with a card at the same page, written on it is the chosen wordRelated to Phanta-Graphs 1
Al Mann, Robert Gysel Gysel's Gimmick swami gimmick variation Phanta-Graphs 4
Al Mann Misdirection ways to cover the writing of a nail writer
- In a Book ( window cut)
- The Bookshelf (window cu)
- In the Glass (Corinda / Mason)
Related to Phanta-Graphs 5
Al Mann The Time Piece named number or card is written in a pocket watch Phanta-Graphs 6
Al Mann The AME Double-Writer Phanta-Graphs 7
Al Mann Invisible Door gaffed book, for using a nail writer Phanta-Graphs 8
Al Mann The Long Writers swami on a stick Phanta-Graphs 10
Al Mann The Big Writer named number predicted on a pad in a box, knee writer Phanta-Graphs 11
Unknown Throw-Away Swamis Phanta-Graphs 11
Al Mann, Joseph Dunninger Dunninger's Mind Warp anecdote of Dunninger convincing everybody not using a nail writer Phanta-Graphs 12
Gene "Phantini" Grant It Is an Incredible Coincidence some blank cards are cut and put in pocket, several billets with numbers, spectator choses one and it matches the amount of cut cards, with Larry Becker's "Ghost Image" Deck Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 43
Basil Horwitz Challenge Publicity E.S.P. five ESP symbols are sealed in envelopes and the envelopes are numbered, spectator divines symbols by matching them to a second set of ESP cards on the table The Mental Magick of Basil Horwitz 14
Dr. Dan J. Alessini Peg O'Mind spectator solves puzzle, prediction of ending The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 280) 1399
Philip T. Goldstein Cubicle spectator scrambled Rubik's cube and throws it, number of yellow squares on top predictedAlso published here The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 287) 1432
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Test spectator try to divine number, prediction states who is closer to the number and how far offInspired by The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 293) 1461
Karl Fulves Tale Twister No. 55, variation on Elmsley's Twister with two pensInspired by Self-Working Table Magic 68
Sam Lloyd Buttonholed No. 89, pen with looped string through button hole, puzzle Self-Working Table Magic 112
Ken Allen Loophole Logic No. 90, pen with looped string through handle of mug, puzzleAlso published here Self-Working Table Magic 114
G. W. Hunter The Snapper No. 91, snapper with cap and pen Self-Working Table Magic 114
Unknown The Hands Only No. 92, pen clipped between thumbs is twisted in other position which is impossible to duplicate Self-Working Table Magic 115
Karl Fulves, Martin Gardner Comedy Vanish No. 70, pencil under handkerchief vanishes and appears in mouth Self-Working Table Magic 84
Unknown Invisible Ink No. 93, pen vanishes under handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 117
Ken Beale A Quick Getaway No. 61, rubber band penetrates pencil held by spectator, with business card Self-Working Table Magic 74
Unknown Popper Up No. 69, pencil penetrates handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 83
Joe Dignam Crayon target drawn on paper, pencil penetrates target and table Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 3) 48
Karl Fulves Write Off No. 95, pen transforms into pencil Self-Working Table Magic 118
Unknown Ink of Another Color No. 96, pen writes in named color Self-Working Table Magic 119
Howard Wurst Pen Ultimate No. 97, pencil put in one sleeves comes out from other sleeve, then it is stretched Self-Working Table Magic 120
David Britland, Stuart R. Patterson A Quickie unclear if Patterson or Britland, gag, pen is stretched Babel (Issue 1) 27
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson "Pen-Ultimate" x drawn on a business card and card shuffled with other cards, spectator locates the card A Boon for All Seasons 42
Thomas Alan Waters Pastell past life presentation for a Swami Test, no methodRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Grymwyr) 254
Thomas Alan Waters Optionail three spectator's count their change, name and amount of the one who has the most is predicted, other applications of the principleInspired by
  • Sam Dalal's "Magical Musings" in "Swami" Vol. 3, No. 30.
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 306
Thomas Alan Waters, Sam Dalal, James G. Thompson Jr. Indiair method for two-phase prediction, window envelopeInspired by Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 309
Thomas Alan Waters Flipout prepared Himber Wallet for prediction and as a peek wallet Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Octasm) 327
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Boon History Related to A Boon for All Seasons 1
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Misdirection example of a number prediction A Boon for All Seasons 4
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Hold Outs for the boon nail writer A Boon for All Seasons 5
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson The Writing nail writer for pocket writing A Boon for All Seasons 6
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Body Writing A Boon for All Seasons 7
Eric Mason, Barrie Richardson Wrist Writing secret writing method A Boon for All Seasons 7