81 entries in Silk & Handkerchief / Animation
Creators Title Comments & References Source Page Categories
Eduard Hensel Des Malers Traum flowers drawn on frame, handkerchief put on top, it moves by itself and then real flowers are underneath
Related to Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 11) 168
Fr. Maubach Das hypnotisierte Taschentuch knot in handkerchief, it becomes animated and dances between legs, thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 11) 174
Phantome Das auf freier Hand balancierende Tuch rolled up silk stands upright and collapses on command, thread
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 12) 189
Carl Willmann Das ungehorsame Taschentuch (borrowed) silk dances around on table, thread and assistant
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 8 No. 4) 60
Friedrich "Fritz" Hügli VII. Seltsam, seltsam, sonderbar! 1. Das Loch im Taschentuch (hole is cut in handkerchief and restored)
2. Das verschwindende Geldstück (coin disappears under glass, and appears again)
3. Katalepsie eines Taschentuchs (Silk balances on corner)
4. Das Taschentuch als Zuckerbäcker (candy production from silk)
Moderne Magie 107
Unknown The Dancing Handkerchief thread
  • Parlour Method
  • Stage Method
Later Magic 335
Al Baker The Self-Unknotting Handkerchief thread, not fixed to body
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Al Baker's Book) 96
Dr. Edward G. Ervin Untying Silk thread
The Strange Inventions of Doctor Ervin 78
Rex Slocombe The Knot in the Silk knot ties itself, thread
The Magic Annual for 1937 62
Unknown The Dancing Lady sight gag
Greater Magic 611
Unknown The Self Tying Silk thread
Greater Magic 612
Unknown The Rolling Golf Ball rolling itself up in a borrowed handkerchief, ungaffed objects
Greater Magic 837
Orville Wayne Meyer Satan's Silks 20th century silks (originated by Frank Ducrot) variation, then silks visually come together and tie themselves, thread
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 52) 364
George Delaney An Acrobatic Handkerchief impromptu dancing handkerchief
The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 88) 553
Unknown The Invisible Hair napkin or handkerchief animates as if drawn by invisible hair
After the Dessert 17
Al Baker Spirits At Work thread, unknotting with short knot sequence
The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Issue Magical Ways and Means) 197
Unknown The Educated knot silk unties itself, thread
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 376
Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify it
Also published here Deck Deception 18
Hart Fisher Glorifying the Dancing Handkerchief with two handkerchiefs, routine without explanation
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1944) 13
Audley Walsh Lead in Your... handkerchief is balanced on finger in impossible ways, gimmick
Inspired by
  • Sid Fleishman's "Million Dollar Gimmick" and Thayer's "Kobra"
The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 75) 306
Dr. Aaron Weiss The Obedient Silk silk jumps through ring
Hugard's Magic Monthly — Volumes I, II, III and IV (Vol. 3 No. 9) 195
Hen Fetsch Spirit Bumps ghost in handkerchief with Pop Up Tie
The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 112) 452
Unknown Divining Hanky animated handkerchief nods above selection
Early Marlo (Issue Marlo's Discoveries) 58
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)
Don Tanner Impromptu (?) Rigid Hank using steel ruler
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1956) 8
Bert Allerton Impromptu Handkerchief Routine
The Close-Up Magician 44
Bert Allerton The Invisible Hair
The Close-Up Magician 46
Victor the Magician The Snoopy Silk silk jumps from hand to hand and inside breast pocket
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 26
Everett Lyda Impromptu Atomic Routine several tricks combined into a routine with atomic theme, Glorpy, Adam's Atomic Crystal Spot, break-away pencils
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1962) 40
Tony Cole Haunted Silk II silk with knot clings to wall and unknots itself there, reel
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 43
Tony Cole Haunted Silk white silk clings to black silk, then moves up and behind black silk and vanishes, reel
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 9) 43
Dirk Van Brummer, Sam Hughes, Frank Garcia, Louis Tannen The Thing solid ghost appears under a handkerchief, makes noises and vanishes again
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 154
Alan Alan A Tip From Alan Alan tip for the gimmick
The Art of Close-Up Magic — Volume 1 159
John Dowdell Pocket Seance ideas for Glorpy
The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 32) 158
Roy Johnson Hypno-Hank gag, handkerchief moves up and down, invisible hair presentation
Second Time Around 11
Ed Thiele He Has It! handkerchief nods on the selection in tabled row, but it's not it, it's in the handkerchief instead, see also p. 410 for comment by Steve Holland, p. 420 for comment by Leslie May
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 3) 396
Paul Swinford Serpentine Thoughts silk that ties itself, reel
Lecture Notes 1
Pavel The Jumping Silk from hand to hand and back
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 318
Edward Marlo Divining Hanky handkerchief finds card by bending its corner by itself to identify it
Also published here The Living End 136
Sid Fleischman Haunted House Plus Two using Jap Box, moving silk
Related to The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 61) 302
Unknown El Nudo Magnetico knot in handkerchief apparently moves with invisible hair
Aprenda Ud. Magia 59
Patrick Page A Comedy Interlude handkerchief floats up in hand
Tricks with Handkerchiefs 58
Unknown Balancing a Handkerchief on the chin
Tricks with Handkerchiefs 8
Patrick Page A Comedy Illusion invisible hair and handkerchief, gag
Tricks with Handkerchiefs 29
Jan Torell The Pocketlift silk rises from breast pocket
Magic by Jan Torell 6
Philip T. Goldstein The Spirit Is Willing (to Write) spirit writing on signed business card, glorpy
The Blue Book of Mentalism 16
Jim Ryan Almost Impromptu Solid Ghjost Zombie without ball, impromptu
Lecture Notes Bar Magic 13
Martin Gardner Jumping Hanky
Magic from the Parade #1 5
Keith Allen Impromptu Haunted Hank
Magic from the Parade #1 5
Jeff McBride Necktie Party tie is removed, knot undoes itself, vanishes, reappears around neck
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 4 50
Unknown The Light Touch effects and gags with match, cigarette, silk that bounces back from floor
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 21
Meir Yedid Serpent Silk Switch animated silk, jumps from floor to hand into sleeve, to breast pocket etc.
Meir Yedid's Stage Stuff 19
Karl Fulves Ghost in Silk bag formed with handkerchief, animation inside, posed as problem
Contemporary Handkerchief Magic - Part Two 44
Karl Fulves Glorpy No. 42, secret fork used to animate knife under handkerchief
Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 121
Karl Fulves Animation chapter intro
Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 161
John Cornelius Impromptu Solid Ghost impromptu Glorpy
Creative Secrets No. 1 12
Unknown Fatima No. 54, figure build from silk, its legs "dance"
Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 161
David Britland Angel Ghost dancing handkerchief, elastic thread loop
  • Wakey Wakey
  • Hip Hop
Card Kinetics 38
Unknown A Glass of Helium No. 3, glass wrapped with silk, items that are pushed into glass jump out again, rubber band
Also published here Self-Working Handkerchief Magic 9
Unknown Animation No. 7, six copper coins and one silver coin in handkerchief, silver coin apparently doesn't like that and the handkerchief shakes widely, at doorway edge, part of handkerchief behind door, gag
Self-Working Coin Magic 9
Mark Young The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animated
Also published here Garrett Does The U.K. 12
Dan Garrett The Invisible Hair handkerchief as rabbit puppet around hand, somewhat animated
Also published here Garrett In The U.S.A. 12
Muneo Yokoi Jolly Spooks Handling for Haunted Handkerchief
Volum 5 Lecture Note 24
Scotty York Froggy Goes A'Courtin card reveals itself underneath handkerchief, glorpy, with card frog that changes into caricature card of performer
Related to For Your Eyes Only 18
Tony Binarelli Voodoo X on selection appears on duplicate in second deck, also circle on face, involved voodoo doll and movement under handkerchief, glorpy
Card File 157
Jack Miller Knot Trick untieing, thread, very brief note
More Greater Magic 1247
Karrell Fox Peek-A-Boo silk from breast pocket vanishes in hand, reappears by slowly crawling out of breast pocket again
Much Ado About Something 142
Ted Lesley Origami-Telekinesis bill in envelope folds itself into origami figure, using Teleport-Envelopes and Glorpy
Also published here It's Paramiraculous 25
Karl Fulves Night Moves card in center of tabled deck, covered with handkerchief, movement, card now on top
The Vampire Chronicles 26
Ted Lesley Origami - Telekinesis bill in envelope folds itself into origami figure, using Teleport-Envelopes and Glorpy
Also published here Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 10) 8
Kurt Weiss Ghost Detector red and white silk tied together, they untie by themselves, apple in paper bag transforms into two oranges, rubber apple
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 6) 204
John Cornelius Impromptu Ghost Trap rubber tubing as glorpy alternative
The Award-Winning Magic of John Cornelius 59
Tino, Oriol El Fantasma del Pañuelo design for Glorpy, ghost handkerchief
La Magia Española del Siglo XX 317
Barrie Richardson Solid Ghost Revisited glorpy, ungaffed handkerchief
Inspired by
  • "The Solid Ghost" (Dik Van Brummer)
Also published here
  • Club 71, Mayday 1999
Act Two 61
Unknown Invisible Hair napkin or handkerchief animates as if drawn by invisible hair
Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 50
Patrick Page The Nobody Handkerchief gimmick for dancing handkerchief, in the hands
Magic Page by Page 254
Patrick Page Home James handkerchief jumps up back in outer breast pocket
Magic Page by Page 292
Patrick Page Hanky Panky 1 silk jumps in box
Magic Page by Page 298
Patrick Page Hanky Panky 2 silk jumps around
Magic Page by Page 298
Chuck Meyer Growing Penny odd transposition of two coins, then coin grows, glorpy
The F.F.F.F. Book 168
Johnny Thompson Unprepared Serpentine Silk knot vanishes with a snap
Inspired by
  • an item from Keith Clark
The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 233